Tuition, Cost and Fees

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Missouri State-West Plains is a great place to start that investment. With fees lower than most four-year colleges and a comprehensive scholarship and financial aid program, Missouri State-West Plains is one of the most affordable options available.

Tuition, costs and fees graph 2017-18 Missouri State-West Plains tuition and fees for Missouri residents $4,230* (Based on 30 credit-hours per year) National average tuition and fees for other institutions Two-year public (out of district) $5,059* Four-year public $8,118* Four-year private $18,751+ * Source: Missouri Department of Higher Education Fiscal Year 2018 + Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System 2016-17
Tuition, costs and fees graph 2017-18 Missouri State-West Plainstuition and fees for Missouri residents $4,230* (Based on 30 credit-hours per year) National average tuition and fees for other institutions Two-year public (out of district) $5,059* Four-year public $8,118* Four-year private $18,751+ * Source: Missouri Department of Higher Education Fiscal Year 2018 + Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System 2016-17

Estimated yearly costs for students, 2017-18

  Missouri resident Non-Missouri resident
Tuition and fees (based on 30 credit hours) $4.230 $7,950
Books and supplies (estimate) $1,156 $1,156
Room and Board $5,910 $5,910
Other expenses (transportation & etc.) $3,018 $3,018
Total $14,314 $18,034

Note: Tuition and fees are estimates based on assumptions about individual enrollment. Fees vary based on program of study.

Personal expenses

Personal expenses will vary according to your lifestyle. The financial aid office estimates the cost of transportation, automobile maintenance, insurance, recreation, clothing and other personal expenses will average $6,703 per year for students.

A+ scholarship

A Missouri program that pays most of eligible students' costs for two-year degrees

Net price calculator

A tool to estimate your personal cost of attending Missouri State-West Plains, including estimates for financial aid