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Missouri State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Springfield, MO

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,859
Out-of-state: $30,169
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,588
Out-of-state: $15,898
Room and Board
$9,128
Books and Supplies
$1,288
Other Expenses
$3,855
Payment Plans
Deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
FinancialAid@smsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002503
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,310 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,531 (66.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,511 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
287 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$12,012
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,319 (87.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,030
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,072 (70.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,246
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
605 (22.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,368

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
10,935 (78.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,067 (73.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,817 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,276 (16.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$11,542
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,444 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,152
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,886 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,363
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 669 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,042 (14.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,283

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,446
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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