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Cost of

Mississippi State University offers affordable tuition that delivers outstanding value for your investment. Our affordable rates blend with top-tier academics, cutting-edge research opportunities, vibrant student life, and comprehensive career preparation, ensuring a return on your educational investment.

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.