Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After GraduationComparison
For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Michigan State University is $14,750 for Michigan residents and $40,562 for out-of-state students. It has been decreased by -5.18% for Michigan residents and increased by 0.44% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount ($12,285) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,661 - public Research University (very high research activity)).
The 2023 estimated undergraduate tuition & fees for MSU is $13,987 for Michigan residents and $40,741 for out-of-state students. It is an estimated costs based on the last two years' tuition change rate and It may differ from the actual costs.
It has been decreased by -5.18% for Michigan residents and increased by 0.44% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $13,816. The Living costs increased by 1.47% compared to the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay.
MSU Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$15,555 $40,384$13,616
2021-2022$14,750$40,562$13,816
Change % 2021-2022-5.18%0.44%1.47%
2022-2023$13,987$40,741$14,019
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Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
Cost estimates for 2022-2023 are based on last year's rate of change.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $19,714 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $38,638 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is much higher than the average amount ($14,071) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,817 - public Research University (very high research activity)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at MSU is $20,609 for Michigan residents and $40,288 for out-of-state students. It is an estimated costs based on the last two years' tuition change rate and It may differ from the actual costs.
Michigan State University has a medical school and its tuition is different from other graduate programs, usually higher. The medical school tuition is $47,087 for in-state and $87,218 for out-of-state students. See the detailed medical school tuition at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine page.
MSU Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$18,858 $37,056$13,616
2021-2022$19,714$38,638$13,816
Change % 2021-20224.54%4.27%1.47%
2022-2023$20,609$40,288$14,019
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Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
Cost estimates for 2022-2023 are based on last year's rate of change.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at MSU. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $492 for Michigan residents and $1,352 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $822 for Michigan residents and $1,610 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$519$1,346
2021-2022$492$1,352
2022-2023$466$1,358
Graduate2020-2021$786$1,544
2021-2022$822$1,610
2022-2023$860$1,679
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $45,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $63,200 for Michigan State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$45,200$50,900$40,500
7 Years After Graduation$47,300--
8 Years After Graduation$52,700--
9 Years After Graduation$54,300--
10 Years After Graduation$63,200$72,300$55,400
The next table compares the tuition & fees between Michigan State University and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between Michigan State University and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
Michigan State University$14,750$40,562
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,720$38,608
Northwestern University$60,768
Ohio State University-Main Campus$11,936$35,019
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$16,178$53,232
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992$28,794

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at MSU?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $57,015 for Michigan residents and $162,693 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Michigan State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$14,549$14,350$14,154$13,961$57,015
Out-of-State$40,607$40,651$40,696$40,740$162,693
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$14,350$14,154$13,961$13,771$56,237
Out-of-State$40,651$40,696$40,740$40,785$162,872
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$14,154$13,961$13,771$13,583$55,470
Out-of-State$40,696$40,740$40,785$40,830$163,051
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$13,961$13,771$13,583$13,398$54,713
Out-of-State$40,740$40,785$40,830$40,875$163,230
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$13,771$13,583$13,398$13,215$53,966
Out-of-State$40,785$40,830$40,875$40,919$163,409
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $118,420 for Michigan residents and $224,099 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Michigan State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Michigan State University.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$29,678$29,627$29,564$29,505$118,420
Out-of-State$55,736$55,927$56,120$56,315$224,099
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$29,627$29,579$29,520$29,465$118,239
Out-of-State$55,927$56,120$56,315$56,511$224,874
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$29,579$29,536$29,481$29,430$118,074
Out-of-State$56,120$56,315$56,511$56,708$225,655
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$29,536$29,497$29,446$29,398$117,925
Out-of-State$56,315$56,511$56,708$56,907$226,442
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$29,497$29,462$29,414$29,371$117,792
Out-of-State$56,511$56,708$56,907$57,108$227,235
Last year, 60% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $71,536 for Michigan residents and $177,215 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at Michigan State University have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Michigan State University.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$17,957$17,906$17,843$17,784$71,536
Out-of-State$44,015$44,206$44,399$44,594$177,215
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$17,906$17,858$17,799$17,744$71,355
Out-of-State$44,206$44,399$44,594$44,790$177,990
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$17,858$17,815$17,760$17,709$71,190
Out-of-State$44,399$44,594$44,790$44,987$178,771
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$17,815$17,776$17,725$17,677$71,041
Out-of-State$44,594$44,790$44,987$45,186$179,558
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$17,776$17,741$17,693$17,650$70,908
Out-of-State$44,790$44,987$45,186$45,387$180,351

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Michigan State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Michigan State University 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,750$1,168$13,816$40,562$1,168 $13,816
Graduate$19,714 $1,168$13,816$38,638 $1,168$13,816


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