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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 $9,220
Room & Board* $10,630
Total for In-State $19,850


Non-Resident Tuition & Fees $24,900
Room & Board* $10,630
Total for Non-Resident $35,530

Breakdown by Semester Breakdown by Credit Hour

Additional out-of-pocket expenses vary by student for books, supplies, personal and transportation. An average annual estimate for these expenses is $6,610. Tuition and Fees listed are for the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change without notice by the Board of Trustees, State Institutions for Higher Learning. Amounts listed are the Primary Expenses for MSU and are all required for each entering freshman. *This is the estimated average cost of lodging and meals for students in the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Revised as of May 5, 2021.