Fees and Expenses
Cost of Education
Excluding books, living expenses, and other personal expenses, the cost for the 24-credit hour program would be:
- Missouri resident, total for a 24 credit hour program: $18,241
- Nonresident, total for a 24 hour program: $33,898
See LL.M. Expenses for a detailed budget including direct and indirect expenses.
All fees are subject to change by decision of the Board of Curators. View the University of Missouri’s official notice on fees.
Types of Financial Assistance
Most LL.M. students finance their education through a combination of savings, loans, and employment. A limited amount of departmental scholarship/fellowship money is available for students accepted for full-time study in the LL.M. in Dispute Resolution program. For more details on funding options, see the LL.M Financial Aid web page.
Medical Insurance for Graduate Students
Visit the Graduate Studies website for information about medical insurance programs. The University of Missouri has an Immunization Policy for all students. Details on the policy can be found at the Student Health Center web site or by calling (573) 882-9109.
Books and Course Materials
Books can be purchased at The Mizzou Store or through its website. Some courses may not have books and/or may have photocopied materials that can be purchased.
See the Residency requirements on the MU Admissions website or call (573) 882-7881 for rules governing state residency status.
Time and Method of Payment of Fees
For information on accessing your bill online, due dates, methods of fee payment, etc., see the Cashiers Office website.
Late Registration Fee
A late registration fee is charged if students do not complete registration by the last day of regular registration. The late fee is equal to one undergraduate credit hour. This fee is in addition to all other fees.
Refund of Fees
If a student leaves the University or drops a course, a formal request must be filed with the Office of Graduate Studies. Full and partial refunds will be paid, with some exceptions, as published on the Cashiers Office website. Deductions may be made from the refund for any money students owe the University.