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West Plains, Missouri

Missouri State University-West Plains Tuition & Cost

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price
$14,314
In State Costs for Missouri State University West Plains
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,720
Books and Supplies$1,156
Other Fees$510
Room and Board $5,910
Other Expenses Budget$3,018
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$18,034
Out of State Costs for Missouri State University West Plains
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,440
Books and Supplies$1,156
Other Fees$510
Room and Board $5,910
Other Expenses Budget$3,018

Residents of Missouri pay an annual total price of $14,314 to attend Missouri State University West Plains on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,720 for tuition, $5,910 room and board, $1,156 for books and supplies and $510 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,034 which is 26% higher than Missouri residents. The tuition charge is $7,440 while room and board is $5,910, books and supplies are $1,156 and other fees come in at $510.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Missouri State University West Plains when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$6,991
Net Price by Income Missouri State University West Plains
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,021
$30,001 to $48,000$4,760
$48,001 to $75,000$5,198
$75,001 to $110,000$12,502
$110,000+n/a

The average reported annual net price for Missouri State University West Plains for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,991 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Missouri State University West Plains
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,377 92%
Pell Grant $4,384 66%
Federal Student Loan $4,819 22%

The average reported annual net price for Missouri State University West Plains for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,991 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Missouri State University West Plains, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,762. The loan balance of $20,762 is a two year multiple of the $10,381 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $217 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $20,762
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $216.78
Total Interest Paid $5,251.48
Sum of All Loan Payments $26,013.48

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$28,628
Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $14,314 $18,034
2 $14,649 $18,456

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Missouri State University West Plains to be $28,628 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.3% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Missouri State University West Plains
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Missouri Residents $124 $372 $496
Out of State Residents $258 $774 $1,032

Estimated cost for a class at Missouri State University West Plains based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Missouri State University West Plains versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Missouri State University West Plains Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179344 IPEDS survey data for Missouri State University West Plains.