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Online Professional Students

Online Professional Tuition

Fall 2023 - Summer 2024

rates reflected per credit hour, unless noted

Undergraduate Online Professional Programs

Program MO-Res/Non-Mo Res
Undergraduate Tuition * $320.00
Nursing RN to BSN Tuition ** $320.00
Non-Degree $375.00

Graduate Online Professional Programs

Program MO-Res/Non-Mo Res
Graduate Tuition † $375.00
Business Programs Tuition * $428.00
Education Programs Tuition †† $375.00
Education Specialist Tuition $402.00
Nursing MSN Tuition ** $375.00
Nutrition Tuition $428.00
Non-Degree $375.00

  • Laptop and textbooks are not included in tuition for students enrolled in the Online Professional programs
  • *Undergraduate and graduate business students will also incur $30 per course accreditation fee
  • **Nursing RN to BSN students and Nursing MSN students will also incur $30 per course accreditation fee
  • †Graduate tuition excludes Business programs, Education programs and Nursing MSN
  • †† Excludes Education Specialist programs

Billing, Payments and Refunds

Billing and Payments

  • Online Professional students will receive a statement via Northwest student email if enrolled in courses before the initial bill date. Students are encouraged to view the Payment Center for the most up-to-date balance. Students who do not receive a statement are not exempt from the payment deadline.
  • Students can add a secondary billing email in CatPAWS under the personal information tab.
  • Payment plans are not available.
  • Online payments may be made by credit card and webcheck.
  • Account balances must be paid in full by the payment deadline for each block or students will be dropped from courses the next business day after the payment deadline.
Term Payment Deadline Drop for Non-Payment Date
Fall 1 Aug. 16, 2023 Aug. 17, 2023
Fall 2 Oct. 11, 2023 Oct. 12, 2023
Spring 1 Jan. 4, 2024 Jan. 5, 2024
Spring 2 Feb. 28, 2024 Feb. 29, 2024
Summer 1 April 24, 2024 April 25, 2024
Summer 2 June 18, 2024 June 19, 2024

Refund Policy For Dropped Course

Refund/Reduction Day of Session
100% Day 2
75% Day 4
50% Day 6
25% Day 8

Paying Your Bill

In-Person / Online / Mail

In person

  • Check, cash*, debit card, credit card or money order
  • *Northwest will accept $500 per day and no more than $1,500 per semester, in cash payments, for each account holder.


  • Electronic check
  • Online debit
  • Credit card

Pay Now


  • Cashiering Office
    Northwest Missouri State University
    800 University Drive
    Maryville, MO 64468-6001
  • Be sure to include your 919#

International Wire Transfer


Northwest Missouri State University has partnered with Flywire to streamline the tuition payment process of international payments. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, generally in your home currency.

By making your payment with Flywire you can:

  • Track your payments from start to finish
  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates
  • Contact their multilingual customer support team with any questions, day, or night

To make the payment:

If you have questions about making an international payment visit

Northwest and Flywire Partnership Letter View PDF

Students from India can apply for a pre-loaded EbixCash card View PDF to be loaded before departure. Travel safely without carrying cash and worrying about transferring funds.


Northwest Missouri State University has chosen Convera to give you a simple, reliable way to pay. This allows you to pay in your home currency, either online or by bank transfer, with competitive exchange rates and takes the stress and uncertainty out of paying for your tuition. Please transfer only the amount due on your student account to avoid payment delays.

How to make a payment:

  1. Login to the Payment Center
  2. Select make a payment
  3. Add the amount to pay, select continue
  4. Under the Method, select Bank Wire and follow the prompts

If you have a payment in progress and have questions or need help with a payment initiated by foreign currency, please contact Please include student’s full name, student ID and institution name in the subject line of the email. A dedicated hotline for student inquiries is also available to help you through the payment process: 

+1 877.218.8829
+1 402.884.3041


Your student account is the place for paying your tuition and fees online.  Northwest Missouri State University has teamed up with TransferMate to provide a streamlined and secure payment method through your student account that also reduces bank fees and improves your payment experience.  With TransferMate, students can pay tuition and fees in their local currency from nearly any country.

What are the benefits?

  • Accurate currency conversions
  • Competitive exchange rates
  • Local currency payment methods
  • Faster payment posting to your student account
  • Exceptional customer service

Get started by logging into the Payment Center, through CatPAWS. Watch this video for a quick demo.

How to make a payment:

  • Login to the Payment Center
  • Select Make Payment
  • Add the amount to pay, select Continue
  • Under the Method, select TransferMate INTL and follow the prompts

With TransferMate, rates are held for 48 hours, you can track your transaction throughout the payment process and have access to 24-7 customer support. For assistance, contact