Cost of Attendance

Usually the cost of attendance (COA) refers to the total amount of education expenses (tuition, books and supplies, housing and dining, personal expenses, transportation expenses, etc.). Learn more.

Estimate Your Expenses

For more specific information about the tuition and fees component of the cost of attendance, please see the Cashier’s Office website at http://cashiers.missouri.edu/cost/. Information about current residence hall rates and amenities, including dining plan rates, can be found at http://reslife.missouri.edu/rates-amenities.

Graduate

Updated: 07/30/2020

Graduate Cost of Attendance 2020-2021 Academic Year

Estimated costs and expenses are used for determining financial aid eligibility. Amounts below are based upon 9 hours of full-time enrollment for a two-semester (fall and spring) standard academic year at Mizzou. Categories of the Cost of Attendance may be prorated based upon a student enrolling on a part-time basis. Part-time tuition costs are prorated based upon the Cashiers' Tuition & Fees.

The estimated Cost of Attendance includes:
Estimated DIRECT Costs:
Tuition and Fees,
On-campus housing and meals

Estimated INDIRECT Costs:
Books and supplies,
Transportation, and
Personal Expenses

The cost of attending Mizzou will vary for students based upon the degree program, housing selection, course fees, and individual needs.

Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate - Living On/Off Campus
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $11,962
Housing and Meals $12,934
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Transportation Expenses $2,780
Total Estimated Costs $32,240

 

Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate Certificate - Living On/Off Campus
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $11,962
Housing and Meals $12,934
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Total Estimated Costs $29,460

 

Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate - Distance Education Program
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $11,962
Housing and Meals $3,772
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Total Estimated Costs $20,298

 

Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate - All Self-Paced Courses
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $7,442
Books and Supplies $1,004
Total Estimated Costs $8,446

 

NONMissouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate - Living On/Off Campus
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $24,313
Housing and Meals $12,934
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Transportation Expenses $3,604
Total Estimated Costs $45,415

 

NONMissouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate Certificate - Living On/Off Campus
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $24,313
Housing and Meals $12,934
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Total Estimated Costs $41,811
NON-Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate - Distance Education Program
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $11,962
Housing and Meals $3,772
Books and Supplies $1,004
Personal Expenses $3,560
Total Estimated Costs $20,298
NON-Missouri Resident 2020-21 Graduate – All Self-Paced Courses
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $7,422
Books and Supplies $1,004
Total Estimated Costs $8,446

Graduate cost of attendance

The cost of a graduate education at the University of Missouri varies from student to student and from program to program. Obtain tuition and fee information from the school or college you plan to attend:

*The Cost of Attendance (COA) presented is an estimate of various university direct charges, and other educational expenses. Amounts are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the governing board of curators.