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While paying for college may be challenging, Northwest offers more than $18 million in scholarships and grants, and works to keep the cost of tuition down.

Tuition & Costs

NOTE: 2016-2017 tuition and fees vary based on number of credit hours, academic program and other factors.


Undergraduate Students

Missouri ResidentNon-Missouri Resident
Tuition and fees
(based on 30 credit hours)
$9,179 $15,499
Room and board (average) $8,558 $8,558
Textbooks and Laptop Included Included
Total $17,737 $24,057

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Graduate Students

Missouri ResidentNon-Missouri Resident
Tuition and fees
(based on 18 credit hours)
$6,893 $11,445
On-Campus Housing $8,558 $8,558
Textbooks - -
Total $15,451 $20,003

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International Students

UndergraduateGraduate
Tuition and fees
$17,074
(based on 30 hours)
$12,970
(based on 18 hours)
On-Campus Housing $8,558 $8,558
Textbooks and Laptop Included -
Total $25,632 $21,528

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Cost Calculator

This tool provides a quick estimate of the essential costs associated with attending Northwest, allowing for customization for a more accurate reflection of individual costs.

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Net Price Calculator

This tool is intended to assist prospective students in the preparation of the costs to attend Northwest. This preliminary estimate consists of your federal expected family contribution (EFC), state, institutional aid eligibility, in addition to any out of pocket expenses.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Out-of-state students can earn in-state rates through the Bearcat Advantage and Bearcat Break.

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An apples-to-apples cost comparison of Northwest and other universities