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Missouri State University-West Plains Tuition & Cost

West Plains, Missouri

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price
$14,925
In State Costs for Missouri State University West Plains
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,900
Books and Supplies$926
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $6,356
Other Expenses Budget$3,143
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$18,945
Out of State Costs for Missouri State University West Plains
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,920
Books and Supplies$926
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $6,356
Other Expenses Budget$3,143

Residents of Missouri pay an annual total price of $14,925 to attend Missouri State University West Plains on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,900 for tuition, $6,356 room and board, $926 for books and supplies and $600 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,945 which is 26.9% higher than Missouri residents. The tuition charge is $7,920 while room and board is $6,356, books and supplies are $926 and other fees come in at $600.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 2018/2019
$7,663
Net Price by Income Missouri State University West Plains
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,910
$30,001 to $48,000$7,785
$48,001 to $75,000$9,574
$75,001 to $110,000$10,253
$110,000+$10,076

The average reported annual net price for Missouri State University West Plains for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,663 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

89% of full-time undergrad Missouri State University West Plains received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,546 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 21% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,213 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,441.

Finanical Aid Missouri State University West Plains
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,546 89%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,622 17%
Pell Grants $4,683 62%
Other Federal Grants $359 26%
State and Local Grants $2,179 63%
Federal Student Loans $4,213 21%
Other Student Loans $5,441 1%

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 $198 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $20,762
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $198.09
Total Interest Paid $3,009.09
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,771.09

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$29,850
Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $14,925 $18,945
2 $15,344 $19,477

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 $29,850 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.8% 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 $130 $390 $520
Out of State Residents $264 $792 $1,056

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.