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Friday, February 4, 2011

Missouri

"Missouri Revised Statutes



Chapter 173 Department of Higher Education Section 173.091
Senior citizens' tuition exemption, qualifications, limitations, fee.
173.091. 1. Any Missouri resident who is at least sixty-five years of age on or before August first of a school year and who possesses the qualifications set forth in this section shall be awarded a scholarship to a state educational institution, as the term is defined in section 176.010, of the person's choice. Such scholarship shall consist of an exemption from tuition at the institution attended. Persons seeking a scholarship pursuant to this section shall provide documentation of age to the institution attended and shall satisfy all other necessary entrance requirements of the school of their choice in order to be eligible to receive a scholarship.
2. Certification and eligibility for the tuition benefits provided under this section, including satisfaction of applicable entrance requirements, shall be determined by the chosen educational institution.
3. Each state educational institution shall determine the number of students who may receive the tuition benefit based on available class space after tuition-paying students have enrolled. No institution shall be required to provide tuition benefits to any person if the institution is already providing tuition benefits to at least as many students as the number of students established pursuant to this subsection.
4. If a recipient of a scholarship pursuant to this section is found no longer eligible for tuition benefits under this section by the institution while enrolled in a course of study, the scholarship shall be terminated on the date the member is found no longer eligible for tuition benefits.
5. A person receiving a scholarship pursuant to this section shall take all tuition-free courses on a noncredit basis and shall satisfy all course prerequisites of the institution.
6. An institution may charge a registration fee, not to exceed twenty-five dollars per semester, from any person receiving a scholarship at that institution pursuant to this section. "
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Section 176.010 Definitions
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The following information is quoted from Missouri Department of Higher Education webpage.  This may be the reason that I am having difficulty finding specific tuition waivers for individual institutions.
"Senior Citizens' Tuition Waiver

Contact your institution directly: http://highered.mo.gov/ProgramInventory/viewFullList.do "

citation: "Senior Citizen Tuition Waivers." Missouri Department of Higher Education. Web. 01 Feb. 2011. http://www.dhe.mo.gov/contactus.php.

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University of Missouri System - http://www.umsystem.edu/

University of Missouri - http://www.missouri.edu/
Contact Info: at 3 locations
@ Columbia573.882.2121
@ Kansas City  816.235.1111
@ St. Louis  314.379.5609
@ Rolla        573.341.4111
No tuition waiver information found.


Public Universities

Harris-Stowe State University - http://www.hssu.edu/
Contact Info: 314.340.3366
No tuition waiver information found.

Lincoln University - http://www.lincolnu.edu/
Contact Info: 573.681.5000
No tuition waiver information found.

Missouri Southern State University - http://www.mssu.edu/
Contact Info: 1.866.818.6778
No tuition waiver information found.

Missouri State University - http://www.missouristate.edu/
Contact Info: 417.836.5000
10 off-site Campuses
No tuition waiver information found.

Missouri Western State University - http://www.missouriwestern.edu/
Contact Info: 816.271.4200
No tuition waiver information found.

Northwest Missouri State University - http://www.nwmissouri.edu/
Contact Info: 660.562.1212
No tuition waiver information found.

Southeast Missouri State University - http://www.semo.edu/
Contact Info: 573.651.2000
Tuition waiver information.
Senior Citizen application for discounts for incidental fees.

Truman State University - http://www.truman.edu/
Contact Info: 660.785.4000
Tuition waiver information found of page 7 of this document.

University of Central Missouri - http://www.ucmo.edu/future.cfm
Contact Info: 660.543.8266
Tuition waiver information found on page 6 of this document.


Community Colleges in Missouri
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Here is a list of the public community colleges in the state of Missouri:

Cottey College - http://www.cottey.edu/
Contact Info: 417.667.8181
No tuition waiver information found.

Crowder College - http://www.crowder.edu/
Contact Info: for Campuses
@ Neosho      417.451.3223
@ Cassville     417.847.1706
@ Nevada      417.667.0518
@ Webb City 417.673.2345
Tuition waiver information found on page 11 of this document.

East Central College - http://www.eastcentral.edu/
Contact Info: 636.583.5193
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Jefferson College - http://www.jeffco.edu/jeffco/
Contact Info: 636.797.3000
No tuition waiver information found.

Linn State Technical College - http://www.linnstate.edu/
Contact Info: 573.897.5192
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Mineral Area College - http://www.mineralarea.edu/
Contact Info: 573.431.4593
Tuition waiver information on page 9 of this document.

Moberly Area Community College - http://www.macc.edu/
Contact Info: 660.263.4110
No tuition waiver information found.

Ranken Technical College - http://ranken.edu/
Contact Info: 314.286.4809
No tuition waiver information found.

Ozarks Technical Community College - http://www.otc.edu/
Contact Info: 417.447.7500
Gold Program information on page 13 of this document.

St. Charles Community College - http://www.stchas.edu/
Contact Info: 636.922.8000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

St. Louis Community College - http://www.stlcc.edu/
Contact Info: 636.422.2000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

State Fair Community College - http://www.sfccmo.edu/pages/1.asp
Contact Info: 660.530.5800
No tuition waiver information found.

Three Rivers Community College - http://www.trcc.edu/
Contact Info: 877.879.8722
No tuition waiver information found.

Metropolitan Community College - http://mcckc.edu/
Contact Info: 816.604.1000
Tuition waiver information for this institution.

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