Financial Matters

Mississippi State University Online Education students pay the in-state tuition rate no matter the state of residency.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. For additional information, visit the Department of Student Financial Aid website. When you reach the student financial aid website, click on the "FAFSA Video" and follow the instructions to file and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

To complete the free application, visit the FAFSA website.


Mississippi State University offers a variety of scholarships to students. The Office of Admissions and Scholarships administers scholarships for undergraduate students. More information about each type of scholarship and application instructions can be found on the Office of Admissions and Scholarships website.

See our Scholarships page for more information about exclusive opportunities for online students.

There are application deadlines to qualify for most scholarships. Be sure to check those dates to ensure you apply in time.

Funding options for graduate students may be found on the Graduate School website.

Senior Citizens in Mississippi

Tuition waivers for online classes are available to Mississippi residents over the age of 60. Please read the senior citizen tuition waiver policy to see if you qualify.

Contact Ann Dawson at to receive the appropriate forms for tuition waivers.

MSU Employees

Tuition remission is available for MSU employees. Please read the MSU employee tuition remission policy to see if you qualify.

Tuition & Fees

To locate current tuition and fees, visit the Master Class Schedule: Master Schedule

Choose the following items from the drop-down menus:

Term: Semester of interest
Part of Term: All Parts of Term
Campus: Online Education
Subject: Subject of Interest
Level: Undergraduate OR Graduate

Then click "Display Classes"

Select the Course (example: Click on ART 1113)

Screenshot of an arrow pointing to a link for the course

Look under Special Course Fees for current tuition and fees.

Tuition is listed beside T&R. The instructional Support Fee is included with all classes. Other distance fees will be listed in that same section.

Screenshot of arrows pointing to the cost and fees associated with the class

Need additional information? Please contact your Coordinator!