Detailed Costs and Fees

Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 Required Student Fees

Required student fees are a combination of tuition and student services fees. Following is a summary of the fees approved by the Board of Governors.

See the General Fees page for additional fee information.

West Plains Campus Resident and Non-Resident Required Student Fees: Tuition

Tuition for Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023:

Tuition will be assessed based on the following per credit hour: Missouri Residents Non-Residents
Tuition (except for online, NUR, VIN prefix courses) $141 $282
Tuition for Online Courses $171 $171
Tuition for NUR (Nursing seated/online)1 $187 $374
Tuition for VIN (Enology & Viticulture) $230 $230
Tuition for high school dual-credit courses $70 $70
Tuition for high school dual-enrollment courses $88 $88
All Welding courses $300 $300
1 Regular tuition rates are charged for NUR 197, NUR 297

Corporate Education

Corporate education course fees will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

Common Fees for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022:

The Common Fee is assessed in addition to tuition and is based upon the total credit hours for which a student is enrolled. The table below contains the Common Fee amount for one (1) credit hour with the associated distribution of the fee. To calculate the total Common Fee incurred each semester multiply the total Common Fee for one (1) hour by the total number of credit hours enrolled for the semester.

Description Per-credit-hour Fees
Total per credit hour: $24.00
Student Services Fees $9.71
Administrative Fees $5.96
Computer and Technology Fee $8.33

The Common Fee increase was approved by a campus-wide student-body vote.

Scope of the Required Student Fees Schedules

  • All fees assessed must be paid in full by specified fee deadlines; otherwise, a student's future registration is canceled.
  • Courses audited are counted in the same way as courses taken for credit in determining fees.
  • The required student fee schedule is subject to revision by the Board of Governors without notice.

Exceptions to the Student Fee Schedule:

The dean of academic affairs has the authority to approve exceptions to the above required student fee schedule for courses for which the fees must be negotiated with outside agencies.