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Estimate your college costs, including tuition, fees, and living expenses.


Scholarships are education funds that don't have to be repaid. Scholarship eligibility is based on merit, need and special characteristics.

Financial Aid

There are several different types of financial aid that can help you fund your college education.

Maximize your financial aid

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    Apply to Mizzou

    When you apply to Mizzou, you’ll be evaluated for automatic scholarships. After applying, you can log in to your application status page to get updates on further aid options.

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    Check your application status page about once a week after applying. Here, you’ll be prompted to apply for competitive scholarships you are eligible for. You’ll also find a link to ScholarshipUniverse, which is our database of general and departmental scholarships. You’ll answer a series of matching questions to find applications for even more scholarships, including departmental scholarships at Mizzou and funds from external sources.

    Apply to Mizzou by Nov. 15 to give yourself enough time to meet the scholarships application deadline of Dec. 1.

    Check your app status
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    File your FAFSA

    Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFAS) by Mizzou’s Feb. 7 priority deadline to get the most out of grant, need-based scholarships, and loan options. We recommend filling this out each year, no matter your financial circumstances. You’ll get FAFSA reminders on your app status page as well.

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Learn about Mizzou's financial aid process and use our Net Price Calculator at Student Financial Aid

Missouri Residency

Save $20,000+ Per Year

As an out-of-state student, you could save thousands of dollars each academic year by establishing Missouri residency and receiving in-state tuition rates. Gaining residency is a straightforward process that takes one year.