Cost and aid

Tuition and fees

The Cashier’s office publishes university tuition and fee information.

Estimated additional costs

In addition to the University tuition and fees, room and board, and personal expenses, a radiography student will have additional costs associated with the program, clinical affiliations and being a professional. Estimated costs are subject to change. Students should budget for at least the following ancillary costs:

  • Transportation – All costs associated with transportation (gas, mileage, parking, insurance, etc) to and from classes and clinical sites up to 3 hours away from Columbia
  • Overnight lodging in St. Louis for BJH weekend rotations
  • Costs associated with background checks: Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services $15, nationwide background check $28.95 (one time)
  • Costs associated with drug testing (Panel 7 Drug Screen) $32.50
  • Immunizations: MU students must comply with the mandatory MU immunization policy. Because of potential for exposure to other diseases, health professions students also have more extensive requirements. Our clinical sites currently require the following: MMR, DTP, Polio, Adult Td or Tdap, Varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Two-step TB testing with annual update, COVID and influenza.
  • Procedures and services not provided by the Student Health Fee.
  • As a student you are not covered by Workman’s Compensation; therefore, all students are urged to have some type of medical hospitalization insurance.
  • Scrubs (black) approximately $95-120 for 3 sets
  • Liquid impermeable shoes $70-100
  • Lead side markers (BB with initials) $35-40 (one time unless you lose them)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers training: $60 (2 year certification)
  • Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists Membership $20 for 2 years
  • Annual conference attendance $200 per year plus hotel lodging (location dependent)
  • Books: estimate $1200 for the program (largest impact is first semester)
  • Electronic clinical tracking: $175 per year
  • Fee for national registry exam (ARRT): $225
  • Senior banquet ($70)
  • Optional student membership in the national professional organization: The American Society for Radiologic Technologists: $35

Mary Sebacher Radiography scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the professional phase of the Radiography program who demonstrate the qualities of Respect, Responsibility and Excellence. Non-traditional students are encouraged to apply. Application materials are due by April 1.


  • Must be an undergraduate student in the Mizzou Radiography program
  • Demonstrates strong academic merit (minimum cumulative MU GPA of 3.0)

Application materials

Please contact the program director for further information.


The College of Health Sciences offers several scholarships annually. New Mizzou students are also be eligible for university scholarships.


Obtaining Missouri residency may reduce your education expenses. Missouri residents pay a lower tuition rate than out-of-state students.

Financial aid

Financial aid is available for Radiography students. Contact MU Student Financial Aid for more information.


Refunds are handled through the Cashier’s Office.