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Non-Resident Tuition, Fee and Tax Rates To Be Effective
Summer Semester 2017

Students are assessed tuition and fees each semester on the basis of their level, class, residency status, and number of credits carried. Tuition is assessed on a per credit-hour basis and beginning with 2014-15 will differentiate between "Core" and "Professional and Other" units. Units are listed below in footnote 1.

Lifelong Education students are not assessed Student Taxes. Lifelong Education students in certain online courses may be assessed additional tuition fees of up to $150 per credit hour which are not reflected below.

NOTE: Certain courses may be assessed additional section fees, such as certain kinesiology courses, that are not reflected in the Tuition, Fees, and Student Voted Taxes tables below. Further information regarding additional section fees can be found in the Schedule of Courses in the course description content.

Undergraduate Students

TUITION (per credit-hour basis) NON-RESIDENT
Core Units
Lower Division 2 $ 1,263.00
Upper Division 2 1,302.75
On-line B.A. in Early Care and Education (for courses offered through
Great Plains IDEA) 3
Professional and Other Units
Lower Division 2 1,263.00
Upper Division 2 1,302.75
Upper Division College of Business 1,315.25
Upper Division College of Engineering 1,315.25
Accelerated Nursing B.S.N. 713.75
On-line Nursing R.N. to B.S.N. 623.50
Undergraduate Lifelong Education 895.25

1 Core units: Arts and Letters, Natural Science, Social Science, University Undergraduate Division, Lyman Briggs, James Madison, Residential College in Arts & Humanities, and Communication Arts & Sciences.
Professional and Other units: Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Eli Broad, Education, Music, Engineering, Osteopathic Medicine, and Human Medicine.

2 Important information regarding transition from lower to upper rates.

3 MSU standard rates apply to non-GP IDEA courses.

Junior and Senior Level (per semester)
Part-Time4 Full-Time
Broad College of Business $109.00 $218.00
Engineering Program 0.00 645.00
Health Sciences Majors 50.00 100.00
Science and Technology Intensive Majors 50.00 100.00

4 Part-time is 4 credits and below

ASMSU Tax - all undergraduate students $18.00
FM Radio Tax - all degree students 3.00
James Madison College Student Senate Tax - all students in James Madison College 2.00
State News Tax - all degree students with 6 or more credit hours 5.00

Financial Aid Awards

Those students who have applied and who are eligible for financial assistance should be aware that increases in educational costs have been provided for in their financial aid awards. For further information, students should contact the Office of Financial Aid, by phone, email, in person (Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Dr Rm 252), or through their web site at

Important Note

The University reserves the right to make changes in the types, structures, and rates for fees, deposits, tuition, and housing.  Every effort will be made to give as much advance notice as possible.

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