Cost Estimate

Program costs are estimates and may not reflect actual costs. (Prices based on Summer 2018 pricing)

Application Fee $50 $100
Registration Fee $100 $0
Tuition (estimated) $2,137.50 $2,137.50
Non-Residence Fee (Out of State & International) $2,137.50 $2,137.50
Program Fee $1,535 $1,867.50
Housing $515 $515
Meal Plan $500 $500
Medical Insurance + TB Test  - $256
Total Cost $6,975 $7,513.50
#Total Base after Outreach Scholarship $2,700 $3,000
*Additional Expenses    
Books (Estimated) $250 $250
Weekend Meals (Estimated) $200 $200
**Class Fees (Estimated) $250 $250
Capital improvement Fee $25 $25
Round Trip Airport Shuttle (if needed) $50 $50
Total with Additional Expenses $3475 $3775
***Optional Three-Day Weekend Trip $400 $400

#All students participating in Summer College with a 3.0 GPA or above are awarded an Outreach Scholarship. The amount shown in this row is what is due to the university.
*This are the expenses students are responsible for. Students have to budget these expenses to be paid through their bursar account or independently
**Most classes have additional fees that students are responsible to cover. The exact amount will be given by the time or class registration.
***The Optional Three-Day Weekend Trip requires a minimum of 30 students. This can be paid during the first week of the program.

Application and Registration Fees

U.S. Citizens

Summer College applicants must pay a non-refundable $50 US application fee.

Once admitted, students pay a $100 US registration fee to reserve their spot in the program. The remaining costs, including the tuition, housing, and the required meal plan, are not due until after the student arrives on campus. Secondary costs include books, supplies, course fees (if applicable), and any charges incurred at the Student Health Center while in the program. Students will need money for weekend meals and miscellaneous costs while living on campus (laundry, snacks, etc.). Admitted students will be sent a cost estimate sheet with their acceptance package.

International Students

International applicants must pay a $100 US non-refundable application fee. Once the total application fee is paid, the student will be sent the necessary immigration documentation to apply for an F1 student visa if the student is outside the United States. The remaining program fee is due three weeks prior to arrival.

Accepted Payment Methods

  • VISA or MasterCard credit/debit cards
    • Paid online at time of application
    • By phone at +1 662-915-7621
  • Check or Money Order made payable to The University of Mississippi and mailed to:
    • Pre-College Programs - Summer College
    • Division of Outreach
    • P.O. Box 1848
    • University, MS 38677-1848

Additional Fees

Course Fees. Most courses require additional course fees such as classes with a laboratory or an online component These fees are not covered by financial aid or any scholarship provided. Fees range from $50 to $250 US per course and it is the student's responsibility to cover these fees. These fees are posted by the department on the student’s bursar account by the end of the session

Capital Improvement Fees. The University charges a Capital Improvement fee for each class taken. The student is also responsible for covering this fee as it is not covered by financial aid or any scholarships provided.


All students participating in Summer College, who have a GPA higher than 3.0 are automatically awarded an Outreach Tuition Scholarship.

Mississippi students receive a tuition scholarship. Out-of-State and international students receive a scholarship for both the tuition and non-resident fees (and international fee, if applicable)

In addition to the Outreach Tuition Scholarship, we offer other types of aid:

  • Need-based financial aid is based on the parent/guardian income tax return as well as the student's achievements. Students interested in need-based and first generation scholars aid should complete the financial aid form and return required documents (latest tax return and personal statement) after applying for admission.
  • ACT/SAT Scholarship
    ACT/SAT scholarships are awarded based on standardized test scores (see chart below). Students must take the ACT or SAT and have their scores on their high school transcripts (or send a copy of their official score report to our office) in order to receive an ACT/SAT scholarship. Students eligible for an ACT/SAT scholarship are not required to complete the financial aid application unless seeking additional need-based aid.
    ACT Scores SAT Scores* Scholarship Award
    33-36 1490-1600 $2,000 off program costs
    30-32 1390-1480 $1,500 off program costs
    27-29 1280-1380 $1,000 off program costs
    *Only Math and Verbal sections will be considered for scholarships on the SAT.
  • First-Generation Scholarship
    Limited funding is available for first-generation students from the Mississippi Delta. This fund is reserved to help students who are the first in their family to attend a college or university. Students interested in first generation scholars aid should complete the financial aid form after applying for admission. This funding is highly competitive
  • Academic Competition Scholarships
  • The University of Mississippi offers a variety of academic competitions run by the Office of Pre-College Programs during the Fall and Spring semesters. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in qualifying competitions receive scholarships to Summer College and other summer programs offered by the Office of Pre-College Programs.
    To redeem a competition scholarship, students should email or mail the Competition Scholarship Application form to the Office of Pre-College Programs.

Note: Financial Aid will be applicable only to the primary cost of the program. No financial aid is available for additional expenses.

Every student must pay the Summer College registration fee after acceptance.