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 https://cashiers.missouri.edu/cost/. Information about current residence hall rates and amenities, including dining plan rates, can be found at https://housing.missouri.edu/rates-amenities.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance 2020-2021 Academic Year

Estimated costs and expenses are used for determining financial aid eligibility. Amounts below are based upon 14 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 Living On-Campus^
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $12,622
Housing and Meals $10,668
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Transportation Expenses $2,780
Total Estimated Costs $29,610

 

Missouri Resident Living Off-Campus
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $12,622
Housing and Meals $10,120
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Transportation Expenses $2,780
Total Estimated Costs $29,062

 

Missouri Resident Living with Legal Parent/Guardian
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $12,622
Housing and Meals $3,772
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Transportation Expenses $5,928
Total Estimated Costs $25,862

 

Missouri Resident in Distance Education Program
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $12,622
Housing and Meals $3,772
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Total Estimated Costs $19,934

 

NON-Missouri Resident Living On-Campus^
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $29,302
Housing and Meals $10,668
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Transportation Expenses $3,604
Total Estimated Costs $47,114

 

NON-Missouri Resident Living Off-Campus
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $29,302
Housing and Meals $10,120
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Transportation Expenses $3,604
Total Estimated Costs $46,566
NON-Missouri Resident in Distance Education Program
2020-21 Undergraduate
Category Estimated Cost
Tuition and Fees* $14,958
Housing and Meals $3,772
Books and Supplies $1,032
Personal Expenses $2,508
Total Estimated Costs $22,270

^On-Campus is defined as a student who has a housing contract with Mizzou Residential Life
*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.