Advanced Credit Program

The Advanced Credit Program (ACP) permits qualifying students to earn college credit and to become familiar with the college experience while still in the high school setting. College credits earned through ACP are accepted at all of Missouri's public colleges and universities and many other institutions across the country.

 

Applied Music Fee

The Applied Music Fee is a flat-rate fee approved by the Board of Curators and assessed on any student enrolled in at least one applied music (private instruction) course. This fee is used to support the additional costs of applied music instruction.

 

Arts and Sciences Supplemental Fee

The Arts and Sciences Supplemental Fee is a per credit hour fee approved by the Board of Curators and assessed on all undergraduate courses taught by the College of Arts and Sciences. This mandatory fee is in place to offset the high cost of providing student support services that benefit the entire campus such as the Mathematics and Writing Academic Center, the Science and Technology Academic Center, the Veterans Center and the ALEKS math placement tutoring option, as well as innovative course development for general education coursework required of all students. 20% of the funds generated from this supplemental fee will be used for need based scholarships to offset the financial hardship that the new fee may impose on the neediest students.

 

College of Business Graduate Course Fee

The Business School Course Fee is a per credit hour fee approved by the Board of Curators and assessed on all graduate courses taught by the College of Business Administration. This mandatory fee is to cover the high cost of providing high quality business education. The major portion of the funds generated by the supplemental fee will be used to fund additional faculty positions and to make market adjustments necessary to recruit new and retain current faculty. 20% of the funds generated from this supplemental fee will be used for need based scholarships to offset the financial hardship that the new fee may impose on the neediest students.

 

College of Business Undergraduate Course Fee

The Business School Course Fee is a per credit hour fee approved by the Board of Curators and assessed on all undergraduate courses taught by the College of Business Administration. This mandatory fee is to cover the high cost of providing high quality business education. The major portion of the funds generated by the supplemental fee will be used to fund additional faculty positions and to make market adjustments necessary to recruit new and retain current faculty. 20% of the funds generated from this supplemental fee will be used for need based scholarships to offset the financial hardship that the new fee may impose on the neediest students.

 

College of Education Supplemental Fee

The College of Education Course fee is a supplemental fee approved by the Board of Curators. This supplemental fee is assessed on a per credit hour basis on all graduate and undergraduate courses taught  by the College of Education. Eighty percent of funds generated are used to enhance assessment and reporting systems required by State and Federal accrediting bodies assuring individual certification, program accreditation, and marketability of all our students. Twenty percent is used for need based campus wide-scholarships.

 

Engineering Supplemental Course Fee

The Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program of UMSL and Washington University is designed to offer course work beyond the pre-engineering courses at UMSL and the area community colleges. Pre-engineering and general education courses are offered at UMSL, and upper-level engineering courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays on the Washington University campus. Students will be admitted to the upper-division program only after they have completed an acceptable pre-engineering program. Students register on the UMSL campus and pay UMSL fees plus an engineering supplemental fee for both pre-engineering and engineering courses. This mandatory fee is used to cover the added costs of labs, specialized equipment, and facility charges for the program.

 

Graduate Exam Fee

The Graduate Exam Fee is the enrollment indicator for graduate students who are not enrolled in coursework the semester they graduate. Please contact the Graduate School for more information.

 

Media Studies Lab Course Fee

The Media Studies Lab Course Fee is a per credit hour fee approved by the Board of Curators for students enrolled in applied media studies courses requiring significant investment in equipment. This mandatory fee becomes effective with the Fall 2006 semester. The proceeds from this supplemental fee are used to fund the purchase, maintenance, and repair of the equipment and other laboratory expenses that support students' instruction. 20% of the funds generated from this fee will be used for need based scholarships to offset the financial hardship that the fee may impose on the neediest students.

 

Midwest Student Exchange

Through the Midwest Student Exchange Program, public institutions agree to charge students no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate for specific programs.  You must be enrolling as a non-resident student. All enrollment decisions are made at the discretion of the receiving campus and the campus may exercise its right to limit participation or set specific admission requirements for MSEP.

See the MSEP admissions page for more information.

 

NCLEX Fee

In an effort to aid in student's preparation for the NCLEX, the College of Nursing has chosen to require the ATI Live NCLEX review as part of the final semester course work. The cost has been included in final semester tuition and fees. This is a required part of student's final semester coursework and grades will not be submitted until this is complete.

 

Nursing Graduate Course Fee

This mandatory fee is a per credit hour fee for all non-clinical courses in the Master’s of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs. It covers the costs associated with graduate nursing education, such as instruction, laboratory costs, instructional equipment and supplies, and annual operating expenses necessary for program implementation.

 

RN-BSN Nursing Online

The UMSL College of Nursing recognizes registered nurses as busy adult learners who are licensed professionals, often with years of experience. The RN to BSN program offers registered nurses the opportunity to continue their education through flexible and convenient programs, without repeating courses and experiences commonly completed as part of a basic associate degree or diploma nursing program.

The RN to BSN Program consists of three primary options: On-campus, Online and Off-campus. Students who choose the Online Option enjoy the convenience of attending classes via the internet. Nursing course materials, lectures, and assignments are available throughout the semester at any time, and in any place. New cohorts are admitted to the Online Option every Fall semester.

See the College of Nursing RN to BSN page for more information.

 

Nursing Undergraduate Course Fee

This mandatory fee approved by the University of Missouri Board of Curators is a per credit hour fee for all undergraduate “Nursing” courses in the Traditional, Accelerated and Part-Time Evening/Weekend BSN Options.  It covers the costs associated with pre-licensure education, such as clinical instruction and supervision, laboratory costs, and instructional equipment and supplies.

 

Nursing DNP Fee

The mandatory fee is a per credit hour fee for all courses in the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program. It covers the costs associated with graduate nursing education, such as instruction, clinical expenses, laboratory costs, instructional equipment and supplies, and annual operating expenses necessary for program implementation.

 

Online MBA Program Fee

The Program Fee covers additional expenses associated with the Online MBA program.

 

Patient Care Center Supplemental Fee

The Patient Care Center fee is a supplemental fee approved by students and the Board of Curators and is assessed to each student enrolled in the College of Optometry. It is assessed as a per semester fee in the Spring and Fall terms.

 

Science Lab Course Fee

The Science Lab Course Fee is a per credit hour fee approved by the Board of Curators and assessed for courses with a lab component in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of this mandatory fee is to help cover the cost of lab supplies and equipment.

 

Social Work Course Fee

The Social Work Course fee is a supplemental fee approved by the Board of Curators. This supplemental fee is assessed on a per credit hour basis on all graduate and undergraduate courses taught by the School of Social Work. Eighty percent of funds generated are used to support student programs and instruction in the School of Social Work and twenty percent is used for need-based, campus-wide scholarships.

 

UMSL Online Supplemental Fee 100% Online

The UMSL Online fee, approved by the University of Missouri Board of Curators, is assessed on credit courses delivered fully online (coded OL). Funds are used to cover expenses incurred in delivering instruction and support to remote students and to support the development of online courses for such students.

 

UMSL Online Supplemental Fee (Blended Online)

The Blended Online fee, approved by the University of Missouri Board of Curators, is assessed on credit courses delivered 30-74% online. Funds are used to cover expenses incurred in delivering instruction and support to remote students and to support the development of online courses for such students. 

 

UMSL Online Supplemental Fee (Partially Online)

The Partial Online fee, approved by the University of Missouri Board of Curators, is assessed on credit courses delivered 75-99% online (coded PO). Funds are used to cover expenses incurred in delivering instruction and support to remote students and to support the development of online courses for such students.