Costs of Pursuing a Graduate Education at Missouri State University Department of Defense and Strategic Studies
2014-2015 Academic Year

To give you an idea of approximate costs with our Department, below is an example of the expenses for a full-time, graduate student. Your personal expenses will vary according to your lifestyle.

Tuition & Fees*

Missouri Resident & Active Duty
U.S. Military Assigned to the Metro D.C. Area

Non-Missouri Resident

Tuition & Fees
(Based on 9 credit hours per semester and supplemental course fee)
Total per 2014-2015 Academic Year







The cost of books varies widely per class. On average per year you can budget $100-$400. Some classes do not require students to purchase books.

*Tuition is based on the following:


Missouri Resident &
Active Duty U.S. Military Assigned to D.C. Area

Non-Missouri Resident

Per credit hour



X3 hour class






Supplemental Course Fee per class



Total per class cost






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