Tuition / Fees / Transcripts

Course Tuition

All VESTA courses are are offered at a rate of $240 per credit hour effective the 2024-2025 academic year.

Laboratory Fees

VESTA courses are enriched with laboratory and field experiences.  Because of this, many courses require an additional laboratory fee.  The following lists the courses and the associated laboratory fee.  Only courses having laboratory or workshops fees are listed.

VIN 111 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 146 - No fee, but students will be expected to purchase a wine kit at an approximate cost of $175.

VIN 212 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 214 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 215 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 246 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 247 - $90 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 257 - $180 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 259 - $180 (for mentor stipend)

VIN 266 - $180 (for workshop expenses.  Travel and lodging for workshop are at the student's expense.*)

VIN 268 - $90 (for workshop costs.  Travel and lodging for workshop are the student's expense.*)

* Should the student be unable to attend the workshop, students are expected to work with their instructor to identify an alternative activity.

Transcript Requests

For any student seeking, either a Technical Certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree, it will be necessary to have transcripts of VIN courses completed sent to the Admissions Office, Missouri State University - West Plains.  Utilize the links provided below to request transcripts from current and previous VESTA course hosting institutions.

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark, AR -

Central Lakes College, MN -

Highland Community College, KS -

Kent State University - Ashtabula, OH -

Lake Michigan College, MI -

Missouri State University - West Plains, MO -

Northeast Iowa Community College, IA -

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, WI -

Redlands Community College, OK -

Rend Lake College, IL -

Shawnee Community College, IL -