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Northwest Missouri State University

Special Program Fees

Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

Graduate Program Name

Graduate Tuition
per Credit Hour

MO Res Non-MO Res
Alternate Certification Program 401.06 653.92
American Museum of Natural History 125.00 125.00
Behavior Intervention Suppoort Team (BIST) 100.00 100.00
Independence School District Fellows Program 350.00 350.00
Professional Development 75.00 75.00
Professional Development - PDKC Northland 50.00 50.00
MU Doctoral* 437.60 437.60
Online Professional - Business Programs* 400.00 400.00
Online Professional - Education Programs 325.00 325.00
Education Outreach - AEA - Council Bluffs 60.00


Bearcat Break An out-of-state graduate tuition adjustment for students from select geographic regions who are degree seeking and enroll at Northwest-Kansas City. Graduate students will pay in-state tuition if they take all coursework at the off-campus sites and reside in one of the following counties in Kansas (St. Joseph Area-Doniphan; Kansas City Area-Atchison, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte.  There is no application required for the Bearcat Break. The Bearcat Break does not cover online courses or programs.

Courses taken at our off campus locations, an additional $30.00 per credit hour will be charged.

*MU Doctoral Program - Missouri University(MU) approved rate plus applicable Northwest course fees.

*Online Professional Business Programs will incur $30 per course accreditation fee in addtion to per credit hour rate.


Undergraduate Program Name

Undergraduate Tuition
per Credit Hour

MO Res Non-MO Res
American Museum of Natural History 125.00 125.00
FastTracks In-District* 103.00 NA
FastTracks Out-District* 183.00 237.00
Gulf Coast Research Lab TBD TBD
High School Dual Credit  97.00  97.00
High School Online Dual Credit 107.00 107.00
Online Professional - Nursing RN to BSN 250.00 250.00

*FastTracks - Metropolitan Community College (MCC) approved rate plus Northwest fees for Technology, Textbook, and applicable course and web fees.

*Gulf Coast Research Lab - MS Gulf Coast Research approved rate


Academic Programs (for Graduate and Undergraduate Students)

Course Fees
per credit hour

MO Res Non-MO Res
College of Arts and Science
       Art, Music and Theatre 20.00 20.00
       Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Nanoscale Science and Physics 35.00 35.00
       Mathematics and Statistics 25.00 25.00
School of Agricultural Sciences 28.00 28.00
School of Business 40.00 40.00
School of Communication and Mass Media 30.00 30.00
School of Computer Science and Information Systems 40.00 40.00
School of Education 35.00 35.00
School of Health Science and Wellness 25.00


*Course fee rates are in addition to per credit hour tuition and exclude NW Core, Online Professional, Dual Credit, Non-Credit Professional Development and Activity Courses