Academic Programs Catalog

General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations

Other Costs


Mandatory, Refundable Fees (per semester) (2019-20)

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.
Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering Fee
Applied to CMSE students when admitted (full time) $670.00
Applied to CMSE students when admitted (part time) $402.00
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
Graduate Students - Full-time $75.00
Graduate Students - Part-time $37.50
International students are assessed this fee.
Student Taxes
Undergraduate Students (ASMSU) $21.00
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 $7.50

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
 

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. 

Students receiving  VA chapter 31 or 33 funding will not be subject to certain penalties, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, due to the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from the VA under chapter 31 or 33.


Bad Check and Late Payment Charges (Includes rejected electronic checks, i.e. ACH)
This fee is assessed as the result of: 
When it is first presented. A $25.00 returned item service charge and a $50.00 late registration fee will be assessed. $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