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Mississippi State Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Mississippi State University Cost?

Learn the base cost of Mississippi State University by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. You can jump to any of the following sections in our Mississippi State cost report:

How Much Does Mississippi State Charge for Tuition?

$9,220 In-State Tuition & Fees
$24,900 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At Mississippi State University the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $24,900 in 2020-2021. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $9,220 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $24,790 $110 $24,900
In-State $9,110 $110 $9,220

Mississippi State University tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Mississippi State University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Mississippi State Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. At $24,900 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at Mississippi State University was high when compared to the national average.

In-state undergrads in Mississippi pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. Mississippi State only charges $9,220 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

The chart below shows how Mississippi State compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide Southeast Mississippi
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Expensive Expensive Expensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Average

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Mississippi State University Financial Aid.

Mississippi State Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.16% In-State Tuition Increase
2.33% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$39,758 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state Mississippi State tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 2.16% over the past five years. Mississippi residents may pay an estimated $9,623 this school year.

If the in-state Mississippi State tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $19,454, and four years would cost $39,758.

For out-of-state students, tuition and fees have increased by about 2.33% in the past five years. This year, out-of-state students will be paying approximately $26,072 if the percentage increases stay the same.

This means an estimated $52,750 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Mississippi State, and $107,982 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Mississippi State.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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