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Tuition & Aid

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Fees are subject to change without notice. All fees are due and payable prior to the beginning of each trimester.

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Undergraduate Tuition and Fee Schedule 2017-18

Undergraduate Tuition (per credit hour). $380
Undergraduate Tuition for Nursing Courses (per credit hour) $400
Off-Campus Military Locations (per credit hour for authorized personnel). $200

Miscellaneous Fees

Admissions Application Fee $40 *
General Fee (includes Internet access, library, etc.) $300 *
Auditing a course One half the regular tuition cost
Online Course Fee (per hour) $10
Late Registration Fee $50 *
Late Payment Fee $50 *
Independent Study/Directed Readings (surcharge per credit hour). $75
Graduation Fee $50 *
Student Teaching Fee $75
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee) $100 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee $40 *
Late Deferred Payment Plan Fee $20 *
Returned Check Fee $50 *
Drop Course Fee $75 *
Administrative Fee for Withdrawal $50 *
Applied Music Fee (per applied class, both major and non-major). $50
Laboratory Fees:  
    Nursing Labs (per credit hour of lab). $50
    Science Labs (per class) $30
    Photo/Art Fee, Studio Classes (per class) $30
    Art Deposit against Supplies (ceramics, woodcutting, sculpture) $25/$200
    Transcript Fee (mailed/faxed) $5/$10
    Liability Insurance for Clinical Classes $15 *
    MEDS Internet Fee (nursing program fee per term) $15
    Medical Compliance Tracking Fee $35
    ATI Internet Fee (one-time fee for nursing program) $545 *

* nonrefundable fees

Room and Apartment Rate (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

Facility Prepayments Rates per Term
Bass/Bryant/Polk Halls
(women/men/men)
$150 $500 non-private
$800 private
Braswell/Byrd Halls (men/women) $150 $900 non-private
$1600 private
Futral/Davis Halls (men/women) $150 $1000 non-private
$1700 private
Penton Apartments (men) $150 $750 3-person
$575 4-person
Summer $150 $650 non-private
$1200 private
Summer - 5 week term $150 1/2

rates include basic cable, high-speed internet, and laundry equipment

Board (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

20 meal plan per trimester $1020
14 meal plan per trimester $940
12 meal plan per trimester $920
5 meal plan per trimester (Penton only) $390
COM (per meal on prepaid card) $6

Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule

2017 - 2018

(per trimester, unless otherwise indicated)

Tuition (per trimester hour) $350
Nursing Masters Tuition (per trimester hour) $370
Nursing Ph.D. Tuition (per trimester hour) $500
Education Ph.D. (per trimester hour) $400
Specialist in Education Tuition (per trimester hour) $350
Master of Biological Science (MBS)  
     Tuition (33 trimester hours) $20,000
     Acceptance Fee (applied to tuition). $750 *
College of Osteopathic Medicine  
     Tuition $39,800
Physical Therapy  
     Tuition $30,000
General Fee $100*
Auditing a Course one-half the regular tuition cost
Application Fee $ 30 *
Art Fee for Studio Classes (per class) $ 30
Art Deposit Against Supplies  
     ($75 for ceramics classes/$200 for sculpture classes) $75/$200
Online Course Fee $10 Per hour (Hybrid & Online Classes Only)
Late Registration Fee $ 50 *
Late Payment Fee $ 50 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee $ 40 *
Late Deferred Payment Plan Fee $ 20 *
Drop Course Fee $ 75 *
Administrative Fee for Withdrawal $ 50 *
Course Validation Fee (per trimester hour) $ 75
Directed Reading Fee  
     (per trimester hour above the regular tuition rates) $ 75
Graduation Fee $ 100 *
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee) $ 100 *
Graduation Fee-Specialist & Doctoral $ 150 *
Returned Check Fee $ 50 *
Transcript Fee (mailed/faxed) 5/$10

* nonrefundable fees
For housing deposits, board, and dormitory rates, refer to undergraduate catalog.
(One-half tuition and fees is required at registration for official enrollment. Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Bookstore & Supplies

The university maintains a bookstore on the Hattiesburg campus, through which books, class supplies, gift items, clothing, and other items may be purchased. The Tradition campus and Slidell off campus site are serviced through the bookstore website.