Student Expenses

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

2024 - 2025 Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition (per credit hour)$475
Undergraduate Tuition for Nursing Courses (per credit hour)$505
Military and Dependents (per credit hour for authorized personnel)$265

Miscellaneous Fees

General Fee $350 *
Auditing a CourseOne half the regular tuition cost
Online Course Fee (per hour)$20 (Includes Hybrid)
Late Registration Fee$50 *
Late Payment Fee$50 *
Directed Readings Fee (surcharge per credit hour)$75
Student Teaching Fee$75
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee)$50 - $150 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee$50 *
Late Deferred Payment Fee$30 *
Returned Check Fee$50 *
Drop Course Fee$50 *
Withdrawal Fee$50 *
Applied Music Fee (per applied class, both major and non-major)$65
Laboratory Fees: 
Nursing Labs (per credit hour for clinical course)$80
Science Labs (per class)$45
Photo/Art Fee, Studio Classes (per class)$35
Transcript Fee $12
Medical Compliance Tracking Fee$35

* nonrefundable fees

Room and Apartment Rate (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

FacilityRates per Term
Prepayment Due Upon Application for Housing$150
Bass/Bryant/Polk Halls
(women/men/men)
$565 non-private
$875 private
Braswell/Byrd Halls (men/women)
Ross/Johnson (women)
$1080 non-private
$1800 private
Futral/Davis Halls (men/women)$1185 non-private
$1900 private
Penton Apartments (men)$900 3-person
$720 4-person
Summer$770 non-private
$1340 private
Summer - 5 week term1/2 Regular Rate

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

Board (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

20 meal plan per term$1350
14 meal plan per term$1240
12 meal plan per term$1210
5 meal plan per term (Penton only)$510
Summer (10 meals per week for 10 weeks)$960
Masters Tuition (per credit hour)$475
Nursing Masters Tuition (per credit hour)$495
Nursing Doctoral Tuition (per credit hour)$630
Education, HAE, Music Doctoral (per credit hour)$515
Specialist in Education Tuition (per credit hour)$475
Master of Biological Science (MBS) 
     Tuition (33 credit hours)$23,500
College of Osteopathic Medicine 
     Tuition$48,000 (per year)
Pharmacy
     Tuition$44,000 (per year)
Physical Therapy 
     Tuition$35,500 (per year)
General Fee$120*
Auditing a Courseone-half the regular tuition cost
Online Course Fee (per hour)$20
Art Fee for Studio Classes (per class)$35
Art Deposit Against Supplies 
Late Registration Fee$ 50 *
Late Payment Fee$ 50 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee$ 50 *
Late Deferred Payment Plan Fee$ 30 *
Drop Course Fee$ 50 *
Withdrawal Fee$ 50 *
Course Validation Fee (per credit hour)$ 100
Directed Reading Fee 
     (surcharge per credit hour)$ 75
Dissertation Fee$ 450
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee)$ 50 - $ 150 *
Returned Check Fee$ 50 *
Transcript Fee $12

* nonrefundable fees

Room and Apartment Rate (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

FacilityPrepaymentRates per Term
Townhomes - Doctoral Medical
per person / per semester
$150$2300

For board and additional dormitory rates, refer to undergraduate catalog.
(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

2023 - 2024 Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition (per credit hour).$450
Undergraduate Tuition for Nursing Courses (per credit hour)$480
Military and Dependents (per credit hour for authorized personnel).$250

Miscellaneous Fees

Admissions Application Fee$40 *
General Fee $350 *
Auditing a CourseOne half the regular tuition cost
Online Course Fee (per hour)$15 (Includes Hybrid)
Late Registration Fee$50 *
Late Payment Fee$50 *
Independent Study/Directed Readings (surcharge per credit hour).$75
Student Teaching Fee$75
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee)$50 - $150 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee$50 *
Late Deferred Payment Plan Fee$30 *
Returned Check Fee$50 *
Drop Course Fee$50 *
Administrative Fee for Withdrawal$50 *
Applied Music Fee (per applied class, both major and non-major).$60
Laboratory Fees: 
Nursing Labs (per credit hour for clinical course).$75
Science Labs (per class)$40
Phot/Art Fee, Studio Classes (per class)$30
Art Deposit against Supplies (ceramics, woodcutting, sculpture)$75/$200
Transcript Fee $11
Medical Compliance Tracking Fee$35
ATI Internet Fee (one-time fee for nursing program)$750 *

* nonrefundable fees

Room and Apartment Rate (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

FacilityPrepaymentsRates per Term
Bass/Bryant/Polk Halls
(women/men/men)
$150$550 non-private
$850 private
Braswell/Byrd Halls (men/women)
Ross/Johnson (women)
$150$1050 non-private
$1750 private
Futral/Davis Halls (men/women)$150$1150 non-private
$1850 private
Penton Apartments (men)$150$875 3-person
$700 4-person
Cherry St. $150$1200 4-person
Summer$150$750 non-private
$1300 private
Summer - 5 week term$1501/2

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

Board (Hattiesburg Campus Only)

20 meal plan per trimester$1,270
14 meal plan per trimester$1,170
12 meal plan per trimester$1,140
5 meal plan per trimester (Penton only)$480
Summer (10 meals per week for 10 weeks)$910

(per trimester, unless otherwise indicated)

Tuition (per trimester hour)$460
Nursing Masters Tuition (per trimester hour)$480
Nursing Ph.D. Tuition (per trimester hour)$610
Education, HAE, Music Ph.D. and Ed.D. (per trimester hour)$500
Specialist in Education Tuition (per trimester hour)$460
Master of Biological Science (MBS) 
     Tuition (33 trimester hours)$22,000
     Acceptance Fee (applied to tuition).$750 *
College of Osteopathic Medicine 
     Tuition$46,000 (per year)
Pharmacy
     Tuition$42,000 (per year)
Physical Therapy 
     Tuition$34,000 (per year)
General Fee$120*
Auditing a Courseone-half the regular tuition cost
Online Course Fee (per hour)$15
Application Fee$ 40 *
Art Fee for Studio Classes (per class)$ 30
Art Deposit Against Supplies 
     ($75 for ceramics classes/$200 for sculpture classes)$75/$200
Late Registration Fee$ 50 *
Late Payment Fee$ 50 *
Deferred Payment Plan Fee$ 50 *
Late Deferred Payment Plan Fee$ 30 *
Drop Course Fee$ 75 *
Administrative Fee for Withdrawal$ 50 *
Course Validation Fee (per trimester hour)$ 100
Directed Reading Fee 
     (per trimester hour above the regular tuition rates)$ 75
Dissertation Fee$ 450
Late Graduation Fee (additional fee)$ 50 - $ 150 *
Returned Check Fee$ 50 *
Transcript Fee $11
Medical Compliance Tracking Fee$35

* nonrefundable fees
For housing deposits, board, and dormitory rates, refer to undergraduate catalog.
(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 Baton Rouge off campus site are serviced through the bookstore .


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