Bulldog Free Tuition Program

Mississippi State is proud to offer a program that ensures free tuition for Mississippi National Guard service members enrolled full-time at MSU. 

To be eligible for the Bulldog Free Tuition program, service members must be full-time undergraduate students, in good standing with their unit, cannot be within a year of their expiration of term of service and must be eligible for Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) or the State Educational Assistance Program (SEAP). 

To take advantage of this unique program, please call MSU’s Center for America’s Veterans at (662) 325-6719.

Non-resident Tuition Waiver

Mississippi State provides a waiver that covers 100% of the difference between resident and non-resident tuition for veterans, service members, dependents, survivors and spouses of veterans who have received an Honorable Discharge. 

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Tuition Rates

Tuition rates and fees are subject to change each semester. Please visit the Office of the Controller and Treasurer's website, where you will find the current tuition rates and fees listed on the tab for each campus, including Online Education.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. To determine eligibility, you must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. Please visit the Student Financial Aid website for more details and instructions for filing your FAFSA.


MSU’s Center for America’s Veterans provides numerous scholarships to assist student veterans, service members and dependents enrolled at Mississippi State with any un-met financial needs while attending school. Please visit the Center for America’s Veterans for details about each scholarship.

In addition, Mississippi State offers a variety of academic scholarships. Please visit the Office of Admissions and Scholarships for more information about each scholarship and application instructions. Be sure to check the dates as most scholarships have application deadlines.

For scholarship information specific to online students, please visit