Fees and Expenses

Cost of Education

Excluding books, living expenses, and other personal expenses, the cost for the 24-credit hour on-campus program would be:

  • Missouri resident, total for a 24 credit hour program: $18,675
  • Nonresident, total for a 24 hour program: $34,661

See LL.M. Expenses for a detailed budget including direct and indirect expenses for on-campus students.

See Mizzou Online for detailed information for the online program costs.

Note: The University reserves the right to make changes at any time in any or all tuition and fees without advance notice, with all modification of fees to be effective irrespective as to whether fees have or have not been paid by or on behalf of a student prior to the effective date of the modification.

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 on-campus 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 School 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 website 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.

Determining Residency

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 Graduate School. 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.