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Cost of attendance (COA) is defined as the estimated cost of a student's educational expenses for that period of enrollment. The estimate generally includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and personal and transportation expenses.  

While your actual expenses will vary depending on your lifestyle and individual circumstances, the estimated costs listed on this page should assist you in planning your own budget.

Please use our Net Price Calculator to calculate an estimate of your college costs.


 Cost of Attendance for the Upcoming Academic Year

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance for Full-Time Students - Evening - Online - Nationwide

Undergraduate 8 Week Students 

  1 session 2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  1236  2472 3708 4944 6180
Books  276  552  828 1104 1380
Room & Board  1919  3838 5757 7676 9595
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416  3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  5073  10146 15219 20292 25365

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Undergraduate 8 Week Students Living with Parents 

  1 session 2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  1236  2472 3708 4944 6180
Books  276  552 828 1104 1380
Room & Board  0 0 0 0
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  3154  6308 9462 12616 15770

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Military Undergraduate 8 Week Students 

  1 session 2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  1236  2472 3708 4944 6180
Books  276  552 828 1104 1380
Board  480  960 1440 1920 2400
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  3634  7268 10902 14536 18170

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance for Part-Time Students - Evening - Online - Nationwide

Undergraduate 8 Week Part-Time Students 
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  618  1236 1854 2472 3090
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Room & Board  1919  3838 5757 7676 9595
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  4317  8634 12951 17268 21585

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Undergraduate 8 Week Part-Time Students Living with Parents
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  618  1236 1854 2472 3090
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Room & Board  0 0 0 0
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  2398  4796 7194 9592 11990

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Military Undergraduate 8 Week Part-Time Students 
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  618  1236 1854 2472 3090
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Board  480  960 1440 1920 2400
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  16 24 32 40
Cost of Attendance  2878  5756 8634 11512 14390

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance for Residential Campus in Columbia, MO

2015 Day Program Living on Campus 

  1 semester  2 semesters 2 semesters +  summer session
Fixed Tuition  10468  20936 22172
Books  552  1104 1380
Room 2004  4008 5447
Board 1147  2294 2774
Transportation 1208  2416 3020
Personal 1545  3090 4120
Loan Fees 16  32 40
Cost of Attendance  16940  33880 38953

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2015 Day Program Living Off Campus 

  1 semester  2 semesters 2 semesters +  summer session
Fixed Tuition  10468  20936 22172
Books  552  1104 1380
Room & Board  3838  7676 9595
Transportation  1208  2416 3020
Personal  1545  3090 4120
Loan Fees  16  32 40
Cost of Attendance  17627  35254 40327

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2015 Day Program Living with Parents 

  1 semester  2 semesters 2 semesters +  summer session
Tuition  10468  20936 22172
Books  552  1104 1380
Room & Board  0 0
Transportation  1208  2416 3020
Personal  1545  3090 4120
Loan Fees  16  32 40
Cost of Attendance  13789  27578 30732

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2015-2016 Cost of Attendance for Master's Degrees

Graduate 8 Week Students 
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  2016  4032 6048 8064 10080
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Room & Board  1919  3838 5757 7676 9595
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  15  30 45 60 75
Cost of Attendance  5722  11444 17166 22888 28610

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 Military Graduate 8 Week Students 
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  2016  4032 6048 8064 10080
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Board  480  960 1440 1920 2400
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  15  30 45 60 75
Cost of Attendance  4283  8566 12849 17132 21415

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 Graduate 8 Week Students Living with Parents 
  1 session  2 sessions 3 sessions 4 sessions 5 sessions
Tuition  2016  4032 6048 8064 10080
Books  138  276 414 552 690
Room & Board  0 0 0 0
Transportation  604  1208 1812 2416 3020
Personal  1030  2060 3090 4120 5150
Loan Fees  15  30 45 60 75
Cost of Attendance  3803  7606 11409 15212 19015

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Why is the cost of attendance different for military students?

Effective July 1, 2010 the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) implemented a change that affects military students. Specifically, the HEOA, section 471 HEA Section 472(3) states:

The HEOA specifies that, for students living in housing located on a military base or housing for which they receive a basic allowance under Title 37 of the U.S.C - Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services, the room and board allowance shall include an allowance based on the expenses reasonably incurred for board only.

Because the housing allowance is not required to be reported on the FAFSA, the housing allowance must be excluded as part of the cost of attendance. (The cost of attendance is an estimate of a student's educational expenses for the period of enrollment). All monies awarded (to include loans, grants, scholarships and military tuition assistance) cannot exceed the estimated cost of attendance for a session. Effectively, the removal of your BAH lowers a student's cost of attendance figure.


Cost of Attendance for the Current Academic Year

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance for Full-Time Students - Evening - Online - Nationwide

Undergraduate 8 Week Students  1 session   2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1344  2688  4032  5376 6720 
Books  264  528  792  1056  1320 
Room & Board  1938  3876  5814  7752  9690 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  5143  10286  15429  20572  25715 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Undergraduate 8 Week Students Living with Parents  1 session   2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1344 2688  4032  5376  6720 
Books  264  528  792  1056  1320 
Room & Board 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  3205  6410  9615  12820  16025 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Military Undergraduate  8 Week Students  1 session   2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1344  2688 4032  5376  6720 
Books  264  528  792  1056  1320 
Board  484  968  1452  1936  2420 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  3689  7378  11067  14756  18445 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance for Part-Time Students - Evening - Online - Nationwide

Undergraduate 8 Week Part-Time Students  1 session  2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
 Tuition 672 1344  2016  2688  3360 
 Books 132  264  396  528  660 
 Room & Board 1938  3876  5814  7752  9690 
 Transportation 599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
 Personal 986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
 Loan Fees 12  24  36  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 4339  8678  13017  17356  21695 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Undergraduate 8 Week Part-Time Students Living with Parents  1 session  2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
 Tuition 672  1344  2016  2688  3360 
 Books 132  264  396  528  660 
 Room & Board
 Transportation 599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
 Personal 986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
 Loan Fees 12  24  36  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 2401  4802  7203  9604  12005 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Military Undergraduate   8 Week Part-Time Students  1 session  2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
 Tuition 672  1344  2016  2688  3360 
 Books 132  264  396  528  660 
 Board 484  968  1452  1936  2420 
 Transportation 599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
 Personal 986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
 Loan Fees 12  24  36  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 2885  5770  8655  11540  14425 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Part-Time Enrollment

 Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing.
 Indirect Costs Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances.
 Tuition and Fees The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on part-time enrollment for a typical student. 
 Room and Board The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
 Books and Supplies The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
 Transportation and Personal The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period. 

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance for Residential Campus in Columbia, MO

2014 Day Program Living On Campus  1 semester   2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
Fixed Tuition  10468  20936  22280 
Books  528  1056  1320 
Room and Board 3151  6302  8240 
Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
Personal  1479  2958  3944 
Loan Fees  24  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  16848  33696  38839 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2014 Day Program Living Off Campus  1 semester   2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
Fixed Tuition  10468  20936  22280 
Books  528  1056  1320 
Room and Board  3876  7752  9690 
Transportation  1198  2396  2995 
Personal  1479  2958  3944 
Loan Fees  24  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  17573  35146  40289 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2014 Day Program Living with Parents  1 semester   2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
Fixed Tuition  10468  20936  22280 
Books  528  1056  1320 
Room and Board 
Transportation  1198  2396  2995 
Personal  1479  2958  3944 
Loan Fees  24  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  13697  27394  30599 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance for Master's Degrees

Graduate 8 Week Students

1 session   2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1035  2070  3105  4140  5175 
Books  132  264  396  528  660 
Room and Board  1938  3876  5814  7752  9690 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  4702  9404  14106  18808  23510 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

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Military Graduate 8 Week Students 

1 session   2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1035  2070  3105  4140  5175 
Books  132  264  396  528  660 
Board  484  968  1452  1936  2420 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  3248  6496  9744  12992  16240 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Graduate 8 Week Students Living with Parents

1 session  2 sessions  3 sessions  4 sessions  5 sessions 
Tuition  1035  2070  3105  4140  5175 
Books  132  264  396  528  660 
Room & Board 
Transportation  599  1198  1797  2396  2995 
Personal  986  1972  2958  3944  4930 
Loan Fees  12  24  36  48  60 
Cost of Attendance  2764  5528  8292  11056  13820 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

Why is the cost of attendance different for military students?

Effective July 1, 2010 the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) implemented a change that affects military students. Specifically, the HEOA, section 471 HEA Section 472(3) states:

The HEOA specifies that, for students living in housing located on a military base or housing for which they receive a basic allowance under Title 37 of the U.S.C - Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services, the room and board allowance shall include an allowance based on the expenses reasonably incurred for board only.

Because the housing allowance is not required to be reported on the FAFSA, the housing allowance must be excluded as part of the cost of attendance. (The cost of attendance is an estimate of a student's educational expenses for the period of enrollment). All monies awarded (to include loans, grants, scholarships and military tuition assistance) cannot exceed the estimated cost of attendance for a session. Effectively, the removal of your BAH lowers a student's cost of attendance figure.


Fixed Tuition Rates for Prior Academic Years

2013-2014 Cost of Attendance for Residential Campus in Columbia MO

 2013 Day Program Living on Campus  1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition  9693  19386  20726 
 Books  528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3151  6302  8240 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 16073  32146  37285 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2013 Day Program Living Off Campus  1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 9693  19386  20726 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3876  7752  9690 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 16798  33596  38735 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2013 Day Program Living with Parents  1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 9693  19386  20726 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 12922  25844  29045 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2012-2013 Cost of Attendance for Residential Campus in Columbia MO

 2012 Day Program Living On Campus 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8975  17950  19290 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3151  6302  8240 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 15355  30710  35849 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2012 Day Program Living Off Campus 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8975  17950  19290 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3876  7752  9690 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance

16080 

32160  37299 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2012 Day Program Living With Parents 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8975  17950  19290 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 12204  24408  27609 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

2011-2012 Cost of Attendance for Residential Campus in Columbia MO

 2011 Day Program Living On Campus 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8514  17028  18368 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3151  6302  8240 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 14894  29788  34927 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2011 Day Program Living Off Campus 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8514  17028  18368 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board 3876  7752  9690 
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 15619  31238  36377 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

 2011 Day Program Living With Parents 1 semester  2 semesters  2 semesters + summer session 
 Fixed Tuition 8514  17028  18368 
 Books 528  1056  1320 
 Room and Board
 Transportation 1198  2396  2995 
 Personal 1479  2958  3944 
 Loan Fees 24  48  60 
 Cost of Attendance 11743  23486  26687 

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms for Full-Time Enrollment

Direct Costs  Direct costs are paid directly to the College, which include tuition, fees and any institutional charges. Room and Board are direct costs for students living in on-campus housing. 
Indirect Costs  Indirect costs are not directly owed to the College, which include books, supplies, travel and miscellaneous personal expenses. These costs are an estimate and will vary depending on a student's individual circumstances. 
Tuition and Fees  The estimated average cost of tuition and fees based on full-time enrollment for a typical student. 
Room and Board  The estimated cost to live on or off campus. 
Books and Supplies  The estimated cost of books and supplies for a typical student. 
Transportation and Personal  The estimated cost of transportation, personal and other miscellaneous expenses a typical student has over a specific enrollment period.  

Visit our Net Price Calculator to explore an estimate of your costs and financial aid eligibility.

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