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Non-Resident International Tuition, Fee and Tax Rates To Be Effective
Fall Semester 2018 and Spring Semester 2019

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. Units are listed below in footnote 1.

Lifelong Education students are not assessed the International Student Fee and are not assessed Student Taxes. Lifelong Education students in certain programs may be assessed the $25.00 international registration fee. 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/Professional Units (1)
Freshman 2 $1,325.50
Sophomore 2 1,325.50
Junior 2 1,366.75
Senior 2 1,366.75
Accelerated Nursing B.S.N. 769.90
On-line Nursing R.N. to B.S.N. 672.15
On-Line B.A. in Early Care and Education (for courses offered through
Great Plains IDEA) 3
Eli Broad College of Business
Freshman 2 1,325.50
Sophomore 2 1,325.50
Junior2 1,385.75
Senior2 1,385.75
College of Engineering
Freshman 2 1,325.50
Sophomore 2 1,325.50
Junior2 1,385.75
Senior2 1,385.75
Undergraduate Lifelong Education 968.25

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 classification of students based on credit hours

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

STUDENT FEES (per semester) AMOUNT
Part-Time3 Full-Time
Undergraduate Student Fee $375.00 $750.00

3 Part-time is 4 credits and below

Junior and Senior Level (per semester)
Part-Time3 Full-Time
Broad College of Business $113.00 $226.00
Engineering Program 402.00 670.00
Health Sciences Majors 50.00 100.00
Science and Technology Intensive Majors 50.00 100.00

3 Part-time is 4 credits and below

ASMSU Tax - all undergraduate students $21.00
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 7.50

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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