Costs and Financial Aid
Tuition and Fees
|Undergraduate (per credit hour)||$385.50||$1117.50|
|Graduate (per credit hour)||$514.00||$1,490.00|
|Undergraduate (3 credit hours)||$1,156.50||$3,352.50|
|Graduate (3 credit hours)||$1,542.00||$4,470.00|
|Undergraduate (12-19 hours)||$4,626.00||$13,410.00|
|Graduate (9-13 hours)||$4,626.00||$13,410.00|
|Capital Improvement Fee*||$50.00||$50.00|
*This fee will be assessed each Fall and Spring semester for improvements at the campus you attend. This fee will be prorated for less than full-time enrollment.
**Fall tuition amounts are pending and are subject to change.
Note: You may incur additional class fees based on the class in which you are registered for (i.e., art fees, etc.) For more information about this, please visit: http://catalog.olemiss.edu/coursefees
Withdrawals and Refunds
Deadline dates for withdrawals are listed in the academic calendar. Refunds are computed based on the time of official notification of withdrawal according to the 2011 catalog. There are no refunds after the 10th class day. A full refund will be granted if the class is cancelled by the University.
FAILURE TO ATTEND CLASS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE WITHDRAWAL. Students are responsible for all schedule adjustments. Drop/add is accomplished via the web.
Financial Aid at UM-DeSoto
The University of Mississippi offers a wide array of financial aid opportunities to transfer students, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. For more information on these and other awards, contact the UM-DeSoto Financial Aid Advisor Eligible GPA is based on the University’s method of calculating transfer GPA. Click here to learn more.
Scholarships are gift programs that do not have to be repaid. They are typically awarded in recognition of significant achievement or academic talent. UM-DeSoto offers numerous scholarships to help you finance your education. We urge you to apply for as many scholarships as you qualify for. Learn more about available scholarships
Grants are gift aid that do not have to be repaid. Grants usually require a demonstration of financial need. Learn more about available grants
Loans are funds that have to be repaid with interest. Learn more about available loans
Part-time employment, on The UM-DeSoto campus, provides opportunities for students to earn money to apply toward their educational expenses.
Financial Aid for Undergraduate Transfer Students
- Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is required for all forms of financial aid that you might apply for.
- Be sure to include the University of Mississippi school code on your FAFSA: 002440.
- Financial aid does not "transfer" from one institution to another. Each institution must evaluate students' eligibility independently of other institutions.
- Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the recommended date of February 15th. UM FAFSA School Code: 002440
- Submit your MTAG/MESG application to the state office by the deadline. If you are transferring mid-year, be sure to contact the State Office of Financial Aid.
- Complete your admission file.
- Check with your current Financial Aid Office to make sure you have completed all requirements for a departing student.
- Attend Transfer Student Orientation at UM-DeSoto. Dates and times will be mailed to you after you have completed your application for admission and we have received your transcripts from previous colleges attended.
- Read carefully any correspondence you receive from the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Admissions, other departments on campus, or UM-DeSoto.
- Eligible GPA is based on the University's method of calculating transfer GPA. Click here to learn more.
October through March:
- Complete the UM application for admissions online here.
- Apply for scholarships
- If you are applying for other scholarships such as the MTAG or William Winter Scholarship download these forms from their respective websites.
December: Obtain a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from your guidance counselor or financial aid office. If you plan to complete this application online, you will not need to mail a paper copy. This application will allow you to participate in all federal funding programs for which you are eligible.
January 1: First date to complete the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA. Do not sign or submit prior to this date. If you complete on the web, do not submit a paper application.
March 31: Students who plan to attend summer school should begin checking to see when the summer application will be available on the web. All students who desire financial aid of any type for summer school must complete a summer application. This is also the deadline for submitting William Winter Scholar Loan, Critical Needs scholarship,and Luckyday Education Scholarship applications for education majors.
June 30: Deadline for submission of UM-DeSoto Campus Specific Academic Leadership scholarships.
September 15: Final deadline for MTAG/MESG applications with the State of Mississippi. Remember that continuing students must also file a renewal application each year.
For more information contact:
The University of Mississippi Financial Aid