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Application Fee

A non-refundable application processing fee of $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents or $90 for nonresident internationals is required for all new applications. The fee is paid through the application system at the time of application submission. MasterCard, VISA, Discover, American Express or Diner’s Club credit cards are accepted. A separate application fee is required for each application.

Application Fee Waivers: 

  • Some academic programs will pay the application fee for applicants in certain instances. Please check with academic program to see if it has such a policy.
  • The Office of Graduate Studies will pay the application fee for participants in select preparatory or service programs (e.g. McNair Scholars, Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Program participants, NIH PREP Scholars, Peace Corps, etc.).

Start your application for admission, select the applicable preparatory or service program, and you will receive further instructions via email. Contact Graduate Admissions with questions (573-882-6311 or 800-877-6312 or via email at