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Tuition and Rates

We understand figuring out how to finance your college expenses can be stressful and confusing. That’s why we’re prepared to help you every step of the way. We know just what to do to make sure college is affordable and accessible for you, no matter your financial background.

Tuition Rate Enrolled Credit Hours Cost Per Credit Hour Overall Cost
In-State/Lion Pride* 15 248.70 3,730.50
Out-of-State 15 497.46 7,461.90
International 15 498.00 7,470.00
Online 15  299.88 4,498.20
Graduate 15 350.00 5,250.00

Check out our Net Price Calculator tool to see a personalized estimate of all your university expenses.

Lion Pride Discount

Missouri Southern’s Lion Pride Tuition Discount  includes every state touching Missouri: Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee, Kentucky, Nebraska; and all counties in Texas. And now, it includes Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.

We can make your university dreams come to life for a discounted price–without sacrificing quality. While most universities only offer in-state tuition to students native to their state, we’ve found a unique way to invite students from 10 outside states and five American territories into our university.

Scholarships


Scholarships are one of the ways we can help you meet the cost of your education. Whether they are merit-based awards for first-time freshman – earned through hard work and diligence in your academic studies – scholarships for incoming transfer students, Honors students or awards from individual departments or athletics, you can find out how to apply on our scholarships page.