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University of Missouri-St Louis Tuition & Cost

Saint Louis, Missouri

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for University of Missouri St Louis
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,340
Other Expenses Budget$4,580
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for University of Missouri St Louis
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,340
Other Expenses Budget$4,580

Residents of Missouri pay an annual total price of $26,090 to attend University of Missouri St Louis on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,170 for tuition, $10,340 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $43,262 which is 65.8% higher than Missouri residents. The tuition charge is $27,342 while room and board is $10,340, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $0.

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 University of Missouri St Louis when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income University of Missouri St Louis
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,401
$30,001 to $48,000$6,838
$48,001 to $75,000$7,894
$75,001 to $110,000$14,557

The average reported annual net price for University of Missouri St Louis for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,977 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

95% of full-time undergrad University of Missouri St Louis received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $14,417 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 44% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,825 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,538.

Finanical Aid University of Missouri St Louis
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $14,417 95%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $10,879 92%
Pell Grants $5,179 48%
Other Federal Grants $986 8%
State and Local Grants $2,254 46%
Federal Student Loans $4,825 44%
Other Student Loans $9,538 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Missouri St Louis, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $65,860. The loan balance of $65,860 is a four year multiple of the $16,465 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 $628 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 $65,860
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $628.38
Total Interest Paid $9,545.25
Sum of All Loan Payments $75,405.25

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $26,090 $43,262
2 $26,872 $44,559
3 $27,678 $45,895
4 $28,508 $47,272

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Missouri St Louis to be $104,360 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Missouri St Louis
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Missouri Residents $369 $1,107 $1,476
Out of State Residents $977 $2,931 $3,908

Estimated cost for a class at University of Missouri St Louis 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 University of Missouri St Louis versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Missouri St Louis Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178420 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri St Louis.