Public Southwestern Four Year Universities, 2016-2017

RankSchoolStateIn-State Tuition and Fees (Annual)
1 Fort Hays State University KS 4,884
2 Langston University OK 5,108
3 NM Highlands University NM 5,400
4 Eastern New Mexico University NM 5,510
5 Weber State University UT 5,523
6 Utah Valley State College UT 5,530
7 Cameron University OK 5,970
8 Emporia State University KS 6,179
9+ University of Texas-Brownsville TX 6,224
10 East Central University OK 6,279
11 Southwest Oklahoma State University OK 6,390
12 Northwestern Oklahoma State University OK 6,391
13 Southeastern Oklahoma State University OK 6,450
14+ Northeastern State University OK 6,490
15 Southern Utah University UT 6,530
16 Rogers State University OK 6,540
17 University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma OK 6,570
18 Western New Mexico University NM 6,644
19 University of Central Oklahoma OK 6,699
20 New Mexico State University* NM 6,729
21 Utah State University* UT 6,866
22 NM Institute of Mining and Technology* NM 6,891
23 Pittsburg State University KS 6,910
24 Metropolitan State College CO 6,930
25 University of New Mexico* NM 6,950
26 University of Houston-Clear Lake TX 6,995
27 University of Texas-Permian Basin TX 7,060
28 University of Houston-Downtown TX 7,181
29 Texas A&M-Texarkana TX 7,257
30 University of Texas-El Paso* TX 7,346
31 University of Houston-Victoria TX 7,370
32 University of Texas-Tyler TX 7,552
33+ University of Texas-Pan American TX 7,656
34+ Oklahoma Panhandle State University OK 7,792
35 Sul Ross State University TX 7,816
36 Wichita State University* KS 7,895
37 West Texas A&M University TX 7,936
38 Texas A&M-Commerce TX 8,009
39 Angelo State University TX 8,038
40 Texas A&M-Kingsville TX 8,050
41 Fort Lewis College CO 8,105
42 Midwestern State University TX 8,294
43 Washburn University KS 8,300
44 Oklahoma State University* OK 8,321
45 Colorado Mesa University CO 8,395
46 Texas A&M-International University TX 8,446
47 Tarleton State University TX 8,466
48 University of Utah* UT 8,514
49 Texas Woman's University* TX 8,770
50 University of Northern Colorado* CO 8,888
51 Texas Southern University TX 9,001
52 University of Texas-San Antonio* TX 9,004
53 Adams State College CO 9,009
54 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi TX 9,105
55 Western State College of Colorado CO 9,193
56 University of Texas-Arlington* TX 9,202
57 Sam Houston State University TX 9,516
58 Colorado State University-Pueblo CO 9,519
59 Stephen F. Austin State University TX 9,537
60 Texas Tech University* TX 9,781
61 University of Colorado-Colorado Springs CO 9,863
62 Kansas State University* KS 9,874
63 Lamar University TX 9,901
64 Texas A&M-College Station* TX 10,030
65 Prairie View A&M University TX 10,059
66 University of Texas-Austin* TX 10,110
67 Texas State University-San Marcos TX 10,218
68 Arizona State University-Tempe* AZ 10,370
69+ Texas A&M-Galveston TX 10,487
70 University of North Texas* TX 10,520
71 University of Colorado at Denver CO 10,741
72 Northern Arizona University AZ 10,764
73 University of Oklahoma* OK 10,881
74 University of Houston* TX 10,886
75 Colorado State University-Fort Collins* CO 11,052
76 University of Kansas* KS 11,455
77 University of Colorado-Boulder* CO 11,531
78 University of Texas-Dallas* TX 12,162
79 University of Arizona* AZ 12,817
80 Colorado School of Mines* CO 17,842

* doctoral university   + No 2016-17 tuition and fees listed; adjusted by 5% for purposes of this document.

Note: Although California schools are not listed, all are over $6,000 for in-state tuition.

Source: College Board's 2016-2017 Annual Survey of Colleges. Cited in Chronicle of Higher Education, October 26, 2016