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Missouri Western State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,280 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,893 tuition
$8,950 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,437 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$23,020 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,633 tuition
$8,950 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,437 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,048 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
53% get federal aid ($4,743 avg)
51% get state aid ($2,052 avg)
66% get institn'l aid ($4,048 avg)
52% get loans ($6,094 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.30% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.76% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,677 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,743 53%
Pell Grants $4,623 53%
Other Federal Grants $627 12%
Institution Grant Aid $4,048 66%
State Grant Aid $2,052 51%
Student Loans $6,094 52%
Federal Loans $5,708 54%
Other Loans $6,290 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Missouri Western State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4525 Downs Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64507
(816) 271-4266
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $198
Out of State $412


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Mila from Saint Joseph, MO
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Missouri Western is very cheap but the quality of education and prestige of the degree is not the highest.

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  • 3
  • Jessa from St. Joseph, MO
  • I am a current student here

    The cost of attendance is low, so you really get a lot out of your experience for what you're paying for. The small class sizes and personal attention you get can rival those you could get at smaller or private institutions.

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  • Matthew from NE
  • I am a current student here

    Missouri Western may be a pretty penny to some, but the opportunities are there for a person to reduce the price of college if they apply and are willing to work hard.

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