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Cost of

Mississippi State University's affordable tuition provides an excellent return on your investment combining competitive costs with the best academics, research, student life, and career preparation.

Yearly Tuition for Fall & Spring Semesters


In-State Tuition & Fees $9,815
Housing and Meal Plan*  $12,293
Total for In-State $22,108


Non-Resident Tuition & Fees $26,580
Housing and Meal Plan* $12,293
Total for Non-Resident $38,873

*The cost of attendance for international students can be found here!

Breakdown by Semester Breakdown by Credit Hour

Tuition and Fees listed are for the 2023-2024 academic year and are subject to change without notice by the Board of Trustees-Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Amounts listed are the direct costs for MSU and are required for entering freshman. 

*The on-campus housing cost is $7,707, which represents the median value.  The meal cost is $4,586, which represents the ultimate meal plan offered by MSU. 

*The application fee is non-refundable.

Revised as of July 10, 2023.