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Out-of-State Students  


MSU offers several scholarships specifically for students who are not Kentucky Residents.

We also offer many scholarships that are open to students regardless of residency, based on merit, need, academic program and more. >> Learn more about scholarships

Tuition and Fees 2016-17

  • Annual Tuition Cost: $8,530 for Resident and Reciprocity Areas
  • Annual Tuition Cost: $12,796 for Non-Resident

Estimated housing costs are $4,500 for a 2-person room or $5,000 for a 4-person suite. For specific residence hall info and pricing, visit The estimated cost of an annual meal plan (minimum required) is $3,140 (see meal plan options). 

Estimated Out-of-State Cost

(Includes automatic Non-Resident Merit Scholarships for eligible students based on unweighted GPA and ACT score) 

 Merit Standards (GPA/ACT)  Scholarship Amount Annually  Estimated Annual Tuition
 3.75/28  $10,000  $2,796
 3.5/24  $7,000  $5,796
 3.00/21  $4,500  $8,296

Estimated Scholarship and Tuition for Reciprocity Counties 

(Ohio: Adams, Athens, Brown, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto and Vinton)

   Unweighted GPA  ACT  Annual Scholarship   Net Annual Tuition Estimate
 Tier III  3.00   21   $1,500   $6,996 
 Tier II  3.50  24   $4,000   $4,496 
 Tier I  3.75   28   $7,000   $1,496 

*These numbers reflect the estimated costs before additional scholarships or eligible financial aid (loans, grants, etc.) are applied. To learn more about financial aid, please visit

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