Tuition & Fees

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The information provided can be used to estimate your balance due to CMU, after financial assistance has been applied. Monthly billing statements, provided by the Business Office, will begin in June.

2022 - 23

Fayette Undergraduate Campus / College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS)
College of Graduate & Extended Studies - satellite programs, online/graduate (CGES)
First Class at CMU-Dual Credit

 

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.


2022-23 Fayette Undergraduate Campus / College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $26,360
Average Room and Board $8,910
Fees $780
Total Average Annual Direct Costs $36,050
Average Book and Supply cost (estimated) $1,000
Direct Costs - Breakdown per Semester  
Full-time tuition (12-18 hours) $13,180
Part-time tuition (7-11 hours, per credit hour) $1,100
Part-time tuition (1-6 hours and summer courses, per credit hour) $230
Overload tuition (for each hour over 18) $230
Residence Hall* $2,190
Meal Plan (per semester)^ $2,265
Student Fees Per Semester: Mandatory (full-time or per credit hour, part-time) 2022-23
Career Center Fee $25 or $2.50
Classroom Assessment Fee $110 or $9.25
Educational Resource Fee $120 or $10
Health Clinic Fee $35 or $3.00
Student Government Fee $90 or $9*
Yearbook Fee $10 or $1
Other Fees (Not all fees are applicable to all students.) 2022-23
Art Fee (per credit hour) $10
Athletic Training Program Fees**  
Portfolio Fee $120
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Fee $75
Liability Insurance for Clinical Rotations (yearly) $40
CMU Student AT Association Fee/Professional Memberships $30/$90
Acceptance Fee (non-refundable) $250
Travel Exp to/from clinical sites, drug and criminal background testing Varies
CGES Student Service Fee (per credit hour) $20
Continuing Education Credit Fees** 2 Graduate Credits: $770
  3 Graduate Credits: $1,080
  3 Continuing Ed units: $300
  4.5 Continuing Ed units: $375
Credit by Examination $35
Duplicate Diploma $25
Education Majors Background Check** $15.25
Graduation Fee $75
Greek Insurance $50, $75 for new members
ID Card Replacement $10
Late Payment Fee 2% monthly of the balance due
Nursing Fees Nursing fees are now located on the nursing home page.
Online Service Fee $50
Occupational Therapy Program Fees**  
Overload Fee (more than 18 hours) $230
Orientation Fee $100
Parking Citations $15-$100
Parking Permit (per semester) $35
Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25-50
Physical Therapist Assistant Program Fees**  
Printing Costs  
Private Music Lessons (per lesson, max $250) $125
Re-Core & Replace Keys $75
Re-issued Payroll or Refund Check** $30
Residence Halls - Damage Deposit $100
Returned Check $30
Science Laboratory Fee (per course, max $100) $50
Security Check & FBI Fingerprint Screening for Education majors** $41.75
Single Room Charge (per semester) $500
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Physical (per semester) $75
Student Teaching Certificate (for Student Teaching) $50
Student Teaching Fees $35 per credit hour
Student Teaching Mileage Fee (only for those students teaching outside the 60-mile radius) $500
Transcript Fees** Mailing: $7.50
Electronic Exchange: $7.50
Electronic PDF: $9.25
Fax Unofficial: $7.50
Priority Mail: Add $25
 
Wire Transfer Payment Fee** Domestic: $30
International: $75
**Subject to changes initiated by the vendor  
* This is the average cost for a resident hall, this number will vary depending upon the residence hall chosen.  
^This is the cost of a full meal plan (19 meals per week); the cost will vary depending on the meal plan chosen. Freshmen and Transfer students are required to have the 19 meal plan for the first year of attendance. See below.  
In addition to books and supplies, families should plan on other indirect cost such as transportation and personal spending. Please Note: Parents may borrow a Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) up to the full Cost of Attendance (or Budget) minus any financial assistance the student is receiving. If the student has an excess of funds (more aid than the total direct cost), the balance will be given to the student as a refund. The student can use this refund as a means to pay for books, transportation or other personal spending.  
Meal Plan Rates (Per semester) 2022-23
19 Meal Plan $2,265
14 Meal Plan $2,130
10 Meal Plan $2,060

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.


2023-24 Fayette Undergraduate Campus / College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $27,080
Average Room and Board $9,170
Fees $780
Total Average Annual Direct Costs $37,030
Average Book and Supply cost (estimated) $1,000
Direct Costs - Breakdown per Semester  
Full-time tuition (12-18 hours) $13,180
Part-time tuition (7-11 hours, per credit hour) $1,100
Part-time tuition (1-6 hours and summer courses, per credit hour) $230
Overload tuition (for each hour over 18) $230
Residence Hall* $2,190
Meal Plan (per semester)^ $2,265
Student Fees Per Semester: Mandatory (full-time or per credit hour, part-time) 2022-23
Career Center Fee $25 or $2.50
Classroom Assessment Fee $110 or $9.25
Educational Resource Fee $120 or $10
Health Clinic Fee $35 or $3.00
Student Government Fee $90 or $9*
Yearbook Fee $10 or $1
Other Fees (Not all fees are applicable to all students.) 2022-23
Art Fee (per credit hour) $10
Athletic Training Program Fees**  
Portfolio Fee $120
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Fee $75
Liability Insurance for Clinical Rotations (yearly) $40
CMU Student AT Association Fee/Professional Memberships $30/$90
Acceptance Fee (non-refundable) $250
Travel Exp to/from clinical sites, drug and criminal background testing Varies
CGES Student Service Fee (per credit hour) $20
Continuing Education Credit Fees** 2 Graduate Credits: $770
  3 Graduate Credits: $1,080
  3 Continuing Ed units: $300
  4.5 Continuing Ed units: $375
Credit by Examination $35
Duplicate Diploma $25
Education Majors Background Check** $15.25
Graduation Fee $75
Greek Insurance $50, $75 for new members
ID Card Replacement $10
Late Payment Fee 2% monthly of the balance due
Nursing Fees Nursing fees are now located on the nursing home page.
Online Service Fee $50
Occupational Therapy Program Fees**  
Overload Fee (more than 18 hours) $230
Orientation Fee $100
Parking Citations $15-$100
Parking Permit (per semester) $35
Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25-50
Physical Therapist Assistant Program Fees**  
Printing Costs  
Private Music Lessons (per lesson, max $250) $125
Re-Core & Replace Keys $75
Re-issued Payroll or Refund Check** $30
Residence Halls - Damage Deposit $100
Returned Check $30
Science Laboratory Fee (per course, max $100) $50
Security Check & FBI Fingerprint Screening for Education majors** $41.75
Single Room Charge (per semester) $500
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Physical (per semester) $75
Student Teaching Certificate (for Student Teaching) $50
Student Teaching Fees $35 per credit hour
Student Teaching Mileage Fee (only for those students teaching outside the 60-mile radius) $500
Transcript Fees** Mailing: $7.50
Electronic Exchange: $7.50
Electronic PDF: $9.25
Fax Unofficial: $7.50
Priority Mail: Add $25
 
Wire Transfer Payment Fee** Domestic: $30
International: $75
**Subject to changes initiated by the vendor  
* This is the average cost for a resident hall, this number will vary depending upon the residence hall chosen.  
^This is the cost of a full meal plan (19 meals per week); the cost will vary depending on the meal plan chosen. Freshmen and Transfer students are required to have the 19 meal plan for the first year of attendance. See below.  
In addition to books and supplies, families should plan on other indirect cost such as transportation and personal spending. Please Note: Parents may borrow a Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) up to the full Cost of Attendance (or Budget) minus any financial assistance the student is receiving. If the student has an excess of funds (more aid than the total direct cost), the balance will be given to the student as a refund. The student can use this refund as a means to pay for books, transportation or other personal spending.  
Meal Plan Rates (Per semester) 2022-23
19 Meal Plan $2,265
14 Meal Plan $2,130
10 Meal Plan $2,060

College of Graduate and Extended Studies 2021 - 22

Undergraduate 2021-2022
Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate-All locations except St. Louis $220
Undergraduate-Online $260
Hybrid Undergraduate Courses $260
Accelerated Nursing Program-Columbia $540
Police Academy Tuition $300/credit hour
St. Louis Area† 2021-2022
Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate-Business, Psychology, RN-BSN** $285
Undergraduate - Child Development and Education $285
Master of Education $285
Master of Science in Clinical Counseling $380
Graduate† 2021-2022
Per Credit Hour
Master of Clinical Counseling $380
Master of Athletic Training $380
Master of Education $260
Master of Education-Online $290
Master of Education-St. Louis $285
Master of Education-English Courses $380
Master of Education-Math Courses $380
Master of Music Education $260
Master of Science in Mathematics $380
Master of Science in Nursing $380
Master of Science - IT Management $450
MOREnet Courses (graduate credit) $75
Hybrid Graduate Courses $290
Continuing Education Credits (CEC) 2 Graduate Credits: $765
3 Graduate Credits: $1,075
3 Continuing Ed units: $295
4.5 Continuing Ed units: $370
Other Fees (Not all fees are applicable to all students.) 2021-2022
Athletic Training Program Fees**
Portfolio Fee $120
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Fee $75
Liability Insurance for Clinical Rotations (yearly) $40
CMU Student AT Association Fee/Professional Memberships $30/$90
Acceptance Fee (non-refundable) $250
Travel Exp to/from clinical sites, drug and criminal background testing Varies
Clinical Counseling Software Fee (one-time, 2nd year only) $200
Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination $75 payable to Pearson VUE
Proctor Fee $20 at testing sites
Off-site Testing fee $150 payable to Pearson VUE
Credit by Examination $35
Duplicate Diploma $25
Education Majors Background Check** $14.00 per transaction
Graduation Fee $75
Late Payment Fee $100
Master of Science in Nursing Certifying Exam Fee (NU522)- Clinical Nurse Leader Exam (optional) $350 if administered at CMU, $425 at testing center
Nursing ABSN
Nursing Foliotek $120
Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25-$50
Private Music Lessons (per lesson, max $250) $125
Re-issued Payroll or Refund Check $30
Returned Check Fee $30
Science Laboratory Fee (per course, max $100) $50
Security Check & FBI Fingerprint Screening for Education majors** $41.75
Student Services Fee (per credit hour) $20
Student Teaching Certificate (for Student Teaching) $50
Student Teaching Fees $35 per credit hour
Student Teaching Mileage Fee (only for those students teaching outside the 60-mile radius) $500
VESi Software Fee (ED6** courses)** $145 per course
Transcript Fees Mailing: $7.50
Electronic Exchange: $7.50
Electronic PDF: $9.25
Fax Unofficial: $7.50
Priority Mail: Add $25
Wire Transfer Payment Fee** Domestic: $30
International: $75

College of Graduate and Extended Studies 2022 - 23

Undergraduate† 2022-23
Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate-All locations except St. Louis $230
Undergraduate-Online $270
Hybrid Undergraduate Courses $270
Accelerated Nursing Program-Columbia $540
Police Academy Tuition $300
St. Louis Area† 2022-23
Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate-Business, Psychology, RN-BSN** $285
Undergraduate - Child Development and Education $285
Master of Education $270
Master of Science in Clinical Counseling $390
Graduate† 2022-23
Per Credit Hour
Master of Clinical Counseling $390
Master of Athletic Training $390
Master of Education $270
Master of Education - English Courses $390
Master of Education - Online $290
Master of Education - Hybrid $290
Master of Education-St. Louis $270
Master of Education-Math Courses $390
Master of Music Education $270
Master of Science in Mathematics $390
Master of Science in Nursing $390
Master of Science - IT Management $450
Hybrid Graduate Courses $290
MOREnet Courses (graduate credit) $75
Continuing Education Credits (CEC) 2 Graduate Credits: $770
3 Graduate Credits: $1,080
3 Continuing Ed units: $300
4.5 Continuing Ed units: $375
† All College of Graduate and Extended Studies rates are subject to the following fees: Student Service Fee - $20/credit hour, Graduation Fee - $75, Return Check Fee - $30  
Other Fees (Not all fees are applicable to all students.) 2022-23
Athletic Training Additional Fees**  
Portfolio Fee $120
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Fee $75
Liability Insurance for Clinical Rotations (yearly)** $40
CMU Student AT Association Fee/Professional Memberships** $30/$90
Acceptance Fee (non-refundable) $250
Travel Exp to/from clinical sites, drug and criminal background testing** Varies
Clinical Counseling Software Fee** $200-$250
Credit by Examination $35
Duplicate Diploma $25
Education Majors Background Check** $15.25
Graduation Fee $75
Late Payment Fee 2% monthly of the balance due
Master of Science in Nursing Certifying Exam Fee (NU522)- Clinical Nurse Leader Exam (optional)** $350 if administered at CMU, $425 at testing center
Nursing ABSN  
Nursing Foliotek** $120
Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25-$50
Private Music Lessons (per lesson, max $250) $125
Re-issued Payroll or Refund Check** $30
Returned Check Fee** $30
Science Laboratory Fee (per course, max $100) $50
Security Check & FBI Fingerprint Screening for Education majors** $41.75
Student Services Fee (per credit hour) $20
Student Teaching Certificate (for Student Teaching)** $50
Student Teaching Fees $35 per credit hour
Student Teaching Mileage Fee (only for those students teaching outside the 60-mile radius) $500
Transcript Fees** Mailing: $7.50
Electronic Exchange: $7.50
Electronic PDF: $9.25
Fax Unofficial: $7.50
Priority Mail: Add $25
VESi Software Fee (ED6** courses)** $150 per course
Wire Transfer Payment Fee** Domestic: $30
International: $75

First Class at CMU - Dual Credit, 2021 - 22

First Class at CMU-Dual Credit 2021-2022
Dual Credit $80
Dual Credit Online $100

First Class at CMU - Dual Credit, 2022 - 23

First Class at CMU-Dual Credit 2022-23
 
Dual Credit $80
Dual Credit Online $100

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 Enterprise site. For further details on payment options please contact the Business Office at 660-248-6670.