Payments / Payment Plans


All student charges for tuition, room, board, and other fees must be paid in full at registration. The following sources will be accepted as payment:

A.  Financial Aid (loans, grants, scholarship, etc.)

B.  Cash

C.  Debit/Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)

D. Money Orders, Certified and Personal Checks (Made payable to Mississippi Valley State University)

E. PayMyTuition (International Payments Only)

F: Nelnet Enterprise Portal (Online Payments)

G. Graduation Fee Payments


Books and supplies are purchased from the Bookstore and the costs are not part of the fees stated in this announcement. Estimate $1,200.00 per semester ($700 per summer session) for books and supplies.

Mass Transit Service - Daily transportation is available to commuting students from several communities. For more information, contact Mississippi Valley State University Transit System, telephone number 254-3348.


An MVSU Student I.D. Card, validated for the current registration period, must be presented each time a student requires service from any University office. First-time student I.D. Cards are issued at no charge.


  1. All students are expected to pay the full amount of tuition and fees for the term at the time of registration.
  2. Resident and non-resident students with zero (0) balance at the time of registration and no evidence of financial aid may choose to pay under the Deferred Payment Plan.
  3. Under the Deferred Payment Plan, students must pay one-half (1/2) of the total amount due at registration. The remainder must be paid in two (2) equal installments. For the Fall and Spring semesters, one-half of the remaining balance must be paid within 45 days of registration and the remainder within 90 days of registration.
  4. The Deferred Payment Plan is not available during summer sessions.
  5. For every transaction under this plan, the deferment of $50 will be assessed. A promissory note is also required under this plan.
  6. Failure to pay according to the plan will result in the cancellation of registration.