Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$16,200
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$22,500
On-campus Living Costs
$11,370
Off-campus Living Costs
$16,000
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$575
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$625

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of University of the Southwest are $16,200 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $16,200 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Mexico, the undergraduate tuition & fees are inexpensive and the graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus and Western New Mexico University, tuition & fees of University of the Southwest is expensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $11,063.
The average living cost of the school is $11,370 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $16,000.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of the Southwest are $16,200 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees stay same as last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $22,500 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 56.51% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$14,616 $0$14,616 $0
2017$15,456 $0$15,456 $0
2018$16,000 $200$16,000 $200
2019$16,000 $200$16,000 $200
2020$16,000 $200$16,000 $200
2021$16,000 $200$16,000 $200

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $11,370 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $16,000.
The living cost at the school has increased by 11.19% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$7,078$2,650$12,800$2,650
2017$7,310$2,650$12,800$2,650
2018$7,526$2,700$12,800$2,700
2019$7,526$2,700$12,800$2,700
2020$8,570$2,800$13,200$2,800
2021$9,930$2,800$13,200$2,800

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,200 at University of the Southwest. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

University of the Southwest 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,200
2017$1,200
2018$1,200
2019$1,200
2020$1,200
2021$0

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at University of the Southwest is $575 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 4.17% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $625 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 4.34% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2016$522 $580
2017$552 $599
2018$552 $599
2019$552 $599
2020$575 $625
2021$575 $625

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart