Costs and Aid

College is an investment in you. Our Office of Student Financial Aid is here to help you navigate your options to pay for college and support you as you explore available resources.

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Apply to Mizzou

When you apply for admission to Mizzou, you’ll qualify for automatic scholarships and receive your myZou login information by email a few days after you apply.


Apply for departmental scholarships

To be considered for general and departmental scholarships, apply for admission by Dec. 1. Then, fill out the MU Annual Scholarship Application in myZou by Dec. 15.


Submit your FAFSA

Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 for priority consideration.

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To help reduce the overall cost of attending Mizzou, many out-of-state students become Missouri residents to receive in-state tuition. Gaining residency is straightforward, and staff help students through the process.

Learn how to get residency