Tuition & Fees

A CMU education is an investment that brings many returns over the course of your life. You're investing in outstanding academics, a professional focus, active involvement, and leadership. A CMU experience is one of the most rewarding decisions you will ever make.


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  2016-2017
Per Year
2017-2018
Per Year
Undergraduate - Fayette $30,560* $31,500*

* Cost includes room and board.

Full tuition, room & board, and all fees for CLAS.

Cost of Attendance

See the full Cost of Attendance for an estimate of all costs. Cost of Attendance is a formal term used by the Department of Education to estimate the cost to a student, both directly and indirectly, of being a full time student.

 

College of Graduate & Extended Studies

Undergraduate 
2016-2017
Per Credit Hour
2017-2018
Per Credit Hour
Associate of Arts - Columbia $105 $105
Undergraduate - All locations except St. Louis $210 $210
Undergraduate - Online $250 $250 
Accelerated Nursing Program - Columbia  $540 $540 

 

St. Louis Area
2016-2017
Per Credit Hour
2017-2018
Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate - Business, Psychology, RN-BSN** $300 $300
Undergraduate - Child Development onsite $210 $210
Master of Education $280 $280 
Master of Science in Clinical Counseling  $380 $380

 

Graduate
2016-2017
Per Credit Hour
2017-2018
Per Credit Hour
Master of Clinical Counseling** $380 $380
Master of Education $250 $250
Master of Education - Online $290 $290 
Master of Education - St. Louis $280 $280
Master of Education - Math Courses $380 $380
Master of Music Education $250 $250
Master of Science in Mathematics $380 $380
Master of Science in Nursing** $380 $380

 

First Class at CMU - Dual Credit 
2016-2017
Per Credit Hour
2017-2018
Per Credit Hour
Dual Credit $80 $80
Dual Credit Online $120 $120

† All College of Graduate and Extended Studies rates are subject to the following fees: Service Charge: $15, Graduation Fee: $75, Return Check Fee: $30

** Some programs have additional fees.

  • BSN Foliotek fee: $120
  • MSN Foliotek fee: $120
  • MSCC: Over the course of the program, students will be financially responsible for purchasing a video recording device for practicum/internship experience. Students are also required to purchase the exit exam, the Comprehensive Professional Counseling Exam, CPCE, prior to practicum.  

CGES Payment Options

Payment is due before classes begin and can be paid with: cash, check, money order, or MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express through the e-cashier site. For further details on payment options please contact Traci Ballew at 660-248-6670.