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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$17,820
($6,022)
Graduate
(in-state)
$14,684
($9,019)
Books & Supplies $1,910
On-Campus Living Costs $13,098
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,693

Average Costs of Attendance at Missouri Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $32,828 when a student lives on campus and $33,423 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,022 for Missouri residents and $17,820 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,019 for Missouri residents and $14,684 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,098 when a student lives on campus and $13,693 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Missouri Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$21,030 (In-State)
$32,828 (Out-of-State)
$21,626 (In-State)
$33,423 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,022 (In-State)
$17,820 (Out-of-State)
$6,022 (In-State)
$17,820 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,910$1,910
Living Costs$13,098$13,693
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Missouri Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Missouri colleges and universities is $6,022 for in-state students and $17,820 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 1.79% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Missouri Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,723$6,898 $6,951$6,022
Out-Of-State$16,482$16,689 $17,506$17,820
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Missouri Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Missouri colleges and universities is $9,019 for in-state students and $14,684 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -2.59% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Missouri Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$8,506$8,630 $8,751$9,019
Out-Of-State$14,344$14,326 $15,074$14,684
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Missouri Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Missouri colleges and universities is $1,910. The books & supplies costs are increased by 57.92% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Missouri Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,262$1,325 $1,210$1,910
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Missouri Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Missouri colleges and universities is $13,098 when a student lives on campus and $13,693 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 6.72% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 5.42% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Missouri Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$11,861$12,146 $12,273$13,098
Off-Campus$11,902$12,354 $12,990$13,693
[Chart] Living Costs - Missouri Colleges