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Tuition & Costs

At The W, we believe that the cost of a college education should not be a deterrent to your pursuit of earning a college degree. The university has the lowest tuition in Mississippi among public universities.

2017-18 Tuition

In State*

Out of State


Total Tuition

Graduate Full Time (9-13 credits)




Graduate Full Time Capital Improvement Fee




Graduate Part Time (per credit hr for 1-8 credits)




Graduate Full Time Capital Improvement Fee (per hour)




Graduate MFA with Accademia dell'Arte




Overload Tuition
Graduate students taking more than 13 credit hours must pay an additional $361.89 per credit hour.

*Students in Graduate Studies programs (excluding the MFA in Physical Theatre) Qualify for an Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver.

Out-of-State Fee Waivers



Late Registration Fee


Drop/Add a Course


Online Course Fee


On-Campus Housing

Graduate Students interested in on-campus housing should visit the Office of Housing and Residence Life for the latest schedule of fees.

Housing Office


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Office of Graduate Studies

Eudora Welty Hall, 300
Phone: (662) 329-7142
Toll Free: 877-462-8439 ext. 7142
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