How to Pay

How to Pay

The annual price of the Cottey Experience for the 2019-20 academic year is $29,450. Billing for the fall semester occurs in July. You may elect to pay the semester balance in full or make three payments with a 1% monthly or 12% annualized interest charge. If you choose to pay in three payments, fall semester payments will be due August 15, September 15, and October 15. If you elect to pay the balance in full, all semester fees must be paid prior to August 15.

If you wish to wire money for payment or have any other financial questions, please contact the Business Office.

Do you have questions about financial aid? Contact the Cottey Financial Aid Office at 417-667-8181 ext 2190 or

The annual breakdown of expenses is below.

Room and board*$7,700
Student activity fee$500
Technology fee$400
Health services fee$350
Total direct costs$29,450

*For P.E.O. and Reeves residents. Students living in Robertson Hall add $350 to the annual cost. Also, there is an additional $1,000 charge for single rooms in any residence hall.

Additional expenses include textbooks, personal expenses and travel. Below are estimated costs for these items.

Personal expenses$1,494
Travel expenses$1,150

The Cottey Bookstore carries books and supplies for most courses. You may pay for your books in three installments each semester, with a 1% monthly or 12% annualized interest charge. If you will have an overpayment on your tuition and fees account, that overpayment can be applied to your Bookstore account.

Personal expenses may include phone charges, laundry, personal necessities, entertainment and eating off campus.

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