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New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

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As you begin to calculate your next move, our advisors can help you create the best financial plan to pay for school. Our Net Price Calculator can provide a preliminary estimate of federal, state and institutional aid eligibility

Grants, scholarships, student loans, waivers and work-study programs are available. Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if you qualify. Apply between January 1 and March 3 for priority consideration.

NMSU’s FAFSA code is 002657.

2014-2015 One Semester Budget

Resident* 135 Mile Rate* Nonresident* WUE*
Tuition and Fees $3,286.50 $3,481.50 $10,329.00 $3,286.50
Residence Hall† $1,737.00 – $2,272.00 $1,737.00 – $2,272.00 $1,737.00 – $2,272.00 $1,737.00 – $2,272.00
Dining Membership $1,677.00 – $1,723.00 $1,677.00 – $1,723.00 $1,677.00 – $1,723.00 $1,677.00 – $1,723.00
Books and Supplies $603.00 $603.00 $603.00 $603.00
Total $7,303.50 – $7,884.50 $7,498.50 – $8,079.50 $14,346.00 – $14,927.00 $7,303.50 – $7,884.50
*These are estimated expenses for a typical freshman based on 15 credits. Costs for transfer students or upperclassmen may vary.

†Prices vary depending on residence hall. Cost is the semester rate for double occupancy.

College is an investment for a lifetime. Be sure to explore your financial assistance opportunities through NMSU’s Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.