Student Services
Tuition & Fees

Non-Resident Fee Waiver for West Alabama Counties

Mississippi State University-Meridian received approval in 2013 from the Institutions of Higher Learning to waive nonresident charges for Alabama residents in six Alabama counties; Sumter, Green, Choctaw, Hale, Marengo, and Clarke. Please contact the Office of Student Services for more details at 601-484-0132.

Senior Citizens Waiver

Senior citizens (60 or over) may take courses without paying tuition and required fees, although registration is on a space-available basis and must be completed after classes begin.

T&RF relative to Student Activities

An additional fee may be required for some activities for less than full time enrollment. These required fees are applicable regardless of the method of course instruction (i.e., traditional, online, distance, etc.)

Course Participation Fees

Fees in addition to T&RF are associated with some courses which require the use of special equipment, facilities or materials. These fees, which vary by course, will be collected as part of registration.

Schedule Change Fees

Please seeĀ http://www.registrar.msstate.edu/Calendars/academiccal.html.

Audit Charges

The cost of auditing courses follows the above fee schedule

International Student Charges

All international students are required to pay an administrative programming fee each fall, spring, and summer term. Sponsored international students whose programs of study are administered through the Office of International Programs are required to pay an additional administrative service fee each fall, spring, and summer term. Health insurance for international students will be assessed by the prevailing rate for the fall semester and an additional amount for the spring/summer semester. All international students are required to pay the international health insurance fee unless an acceptable, alternative policy can be proven and accepted by the Student Health Center, preferably prior to registration. Health insurance charges will not be removed after the 10th class day. Contact the Office of Admissions for current charges at 601-484-0132.