Understanding Tuition & Fees
Knowing the fees and tuition related to going to UCM will enable you to plan economically for 4-6 years. Examine the numbers following to understand how UCM's price compares to other colleges and universities and if you need to plan for a rise in tuition.
How Does University of Central Missouri Compare to Other Colleges?
The next table shows how UCM compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
|Nationwide||The Plains States||Missouri|
|Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Below Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Inexpensive||Inexpensive||Inexpensive|
In-State Students Will Get a Discounted Tuition
Tuition and fees at UCM is significantly reduced for students living in Missouri. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $7,520 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 46.9% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $6,630 and fees $890.
UCM fees and tuition for out-of-state students is $14,150 for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Of this total, $13,260 was the expense of tuition and $890 the price of fees.
View the table below to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
Find UCM cost per credit hour here.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
University of Central Missouri tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a standard yearly rate of 0.8% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 0.8% and fees increased by 0.7%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees this year will be $14,262.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $28,636 and for a four year degree to be $57,727. This doesn't cover other charges such as room and board, books, and transportation.
View the following chart to find out how UCM fees and tuition might increase including residency based reductions in the years to come.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other factors, the cost of college is likely to grow each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more than your initial year.
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