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Tuition & Fees

State Technical College of Missouri is committed to providing access to everyone who can benefit from a program of higher education. The costs of attending State Technical College of Missouri and Financial Aid options are outlined here.

Costs are incurred on the date of registration. Failure to complete appropriate paperwork for withdrawals may result in a financial obligation to the college.

For further assistance please call the Campus Cashier at 573-897-5121 or visit the Cashier’s office located in the bookstore.

Tuition Costs 2023-2024

Tuition is determined by the student’s residency classification, the number of semester hours of enrollment, method of delivery, and program. Financial Aid is available.

In-State Resident $209.00/credit hr
Non-Resident (Learn about in-state tuition for out-of-state students!) $418.00/credit hr
Heavy Equipment Operations Courses In-State Residents $533.00/credit hr
Heavy Equipment Operations Courses Non Resident $1,066.00/credit hr
Web-based Courses $209.00/credit hr
Non-Resident Web-based Course $418.00/credit hr
Welding Technology Courses In-State Residents $400.00/credit hr
Welding Technology Courses Non Resident $800.00/credit hr


Fees 2023-2024

Fees are determined by the number of semester hours of enrollment, method of delivery, and program. Funds from fees help support program expenses associated with equipment, material, supplies, technical assessment, student activities and support services.

State Technical College of Missouri drug screens students in Electrical Technology, Aviation Maintenance, any program requiring a commercial driver’s license, and programs that require clinical work. Drug screening fees are charged to students in these programs who are newly classified as degree or certificate seeking, and degree or certificate seeking students returning after one or more semesters of non-enrollment.

SGA Student Project fee will support SGA and their efforts to select a project to create spaces that improve the student experience on campus. SGA student Recreation Fee will support providing additional entertainment and recreation opportunities to students including access to the State Tech Golf Club.

Tier and Technical Assessment Fees Varies
Program Specific Costs Varies
Meal Plan Varies
Housing Varies
Advanced Technology Fee $5.00/credit hr
Course/Laboratory Fee $15.00/credit hr
Science Course Fee $15.00/credit hr
Parking Fee $2.00/credit hr
Student Activity Fee $13.00/credit hr
SGA Student Recreation Fee (Student Approved) $15.00/credit hr
SGA Student Project Fee (Student Approved) $1.00/credit hr
Student Government Fee $1.00/credit hr
Drug Screen Fees $50.00 first semester
Commencement Fee $50.00 first semester


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