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    University of Missouri-Columbia

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    $28,653,
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $17,899
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $20,500
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    In-State
    Tuition
    $11,475
    Books & Supplies
    $1,032
    Room & Board
    $10,796
    Other
    $5,350
    Total
    $28,653
    Out-of-State
    Tuition
    $30,450
    Books & Supplies
    $1,032
    Room & Board
    $10,796
    Other
    $5,350
    Total
    $47,628

    Since Missouri-Columbia is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at Missouri-Columbia is $28,653 for in-state students in MO, and $47,628 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    University of Missouri-Columbia Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at University of Missouri-Columbia need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for University of Missouri-Columbia is 002516.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

    Stamps Scholarship at Missouri-Columbia

    Missouri-Columbia participates in the Stamps Scholarship Program, which means that they offer recurring scholarships to select admitted students. These awards range between $6,000 to $90,000 per year. Many schools automatically consider admitted students for Stamps Scholarships. However, some schools have a separate application process; be sure to check Missouri-Columbia's website for information on how to apply.

    Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange

    Missouri-Columbia is in a state that participates in the Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange program. That means if you are a resident of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming, you may be eligible for discounted tuition at Missouri-Columbia. Check out the full list of requirements and participating schools on their website.

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    Pell Grants at University of Missouri-Columbia

    23% of students at University of Missouri-Columbia receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to University of Missouri-Columbia.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    Missouri-Columbia students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


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