Detailed Costs and Fees

Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 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 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019:

Tuition will be assessed based on the following per credit hour: Missouri Residents Non-Residents
Tuition (except for online, NUR and RST prefix courses) $125 $260
Tuition for Online Courses $148 $148
Tuition for NUR (Nursing)1 $171 $342
Tuition for RSC (Respiratory Care)2 $161 $322
Tuition for VIN (Enology & Viticulture) $220 $220
Tuition for high school dual-credit and dual-enrollment courses3 $65 $65
1 Regular tuition rates are charged for NUR 197, NUR 297
2 Regular tuition rates are charged for RSC 120
3 Courses offered through the high school off-campus dual-credit program are charged 50% of the tuition for a Missouri resident, rounded to the nearest dollar, and are charged a modified Common Fee of $6 per credit hour. High school dual-enrollment students are charged 50% of the tuition for a Missouri resident, rounded to the nearest dollar, as well as the Common Fee. Supplemental course fees will be charged in full, if applicable.

Corporate Education

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

Common Fees for Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019:

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: $18.50
Capital Projects4 $1.67
Student Activity $1.67
Professional Services $1.75
Student Recreation Center $3.08
Computer & Technology $5.00
Chalk & Wire® $1.83
Application Fee $0.31
Diploma Fee $0.42
Graduation Fee $1.15
Transcript Fee $0.54
Cap & Gown $0.58
Student Support Fee $0.50

4 Capital Projects: 50% of Capital Projects Fee for capital projects approved by the Student Government Association (SGA); 50% of Capital Projects Fee for campus grounds and parking maintenance and repairs.

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.