Academic Programs Catalog

General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations

Other Costs


Mandatory, Refundable Fees (per semester) (2017-18)

Engineering Program Fee1

For students enrolling for more than 4 credits $670.00
For students enrolling for 4 credits or less

$402.00

Graduate and upper-division undergraduate students majoring in Engineering are assessed this fee. There is no fee assessed for students enrolling for 4 credits or less during summer session.

Science and Technology Program Fee1

For students enrolling for more than 4 credits $100.00
For students enrolling for 4 credits or less $50.00
Juniors and seniors majoring in science and technology intensive majors.

Health Science Program Fee1

For students enrolling for more than 4 credits $100.00
For students enrolling for 4 credits or less $50.00
Juniors and seniors majoring in health science majors.

Broad College of Business Program Fee1

For students enrolling for more than 4 credits $226.00
For students enrolling for 4 credits or less $113.00
Juniors and seniors in the Broad College of Business.

International Student Fee1
Undergraduate Students new to MSU fall 2012 or after - Full-time $750.00
Undergraduate Students new to MSU fall 2012 or after - Part-time $375.00
Undergraduate Students continuously enrolled prior to fall 2012 - Full-time $150.00
Undergraduate Students continuously enrolled prior to fall 2012 - Part-time $75.00
Graduate Students - Full-time $75.00
Graduate Students - Part-time $37.50
International students are assessed this fee.

Student Taxes
Undergraduate Students (ASMSU) $20.00
FM Radio Tax (all degree students) $3.00
Graduate Students (COGS)2 $11.00
Graduate-Professional Medical Students (COGS and COMS)3 $12.50
James Madison College Student Senate Tax $2.00

State News
All students enrolling for 6 credits or more $5.00


 1The major specific program fees and International Student Fee are refunded in the same percentage as course fees when withdrawing from the University or dropping from above 4 credits to 4 credits or less.
2 The COGS tax for summer session is $5.00.
3 The COGS and COMS tax for summer session is $6.50.


Mandatory, Non-Refundable Fees (per semester)

Late Enrollment

Fall and Spring Semesters:

Continuing students who do not enroll prior to the initial enrollment deadline $50.00
Students who initially enroll after the start of classes but before the middle of the semester $100.00
Students initially enrolling after the middle of the semester $200.00

Summer Sessions:

Continuing students who do not enroll prior to the first day of their class $50.00
Students who enroll for a class after the midterm of the term of instruction of their course $100.00

Enrollment After the End of the Term of Instruction Initial Enrollment and Course Add Fees:

Students initially enrolling after the last class day of the term of instruction $300.00
Fee for each course added to the academic record after the last class day of the term of instruction $200.00

These fees do not apply to students enrolling under the Lifelong Education enrollment status.

Late Registration Fees

Students who fail to return their payments or confirm their attendance (if no payment is required) by the registration bill due date will be assessed a late registration fee.  If your Minimum Amount Due (MAD) is $0.00, you must respond to the registration bill by confirming your attendance in STUINFO.  Failure to make payment by the due date will result in a $50 Late Registration Fee.  Failure to respond to a $0.00 MAD by confirming your attendance in STUINFO will result in a $25 Late Registration Fee.

Bad Check and Late Payment Charges (Includes rejected electronic checks, i.e. ACH)

This fee is assessed as the result of: 
A registration check/ACH or charge not clearing the bank when it is first presented $75.00
A non-registration check/ACH or charge not clearing the bank when it is first presented $25.00
Student Receivable or short term loan account payments being made after the due date $25.00