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Public Southwestern Four Year Universities, 2017-2018

RankSchoolStateIn-State Tuition and Fees (Annual)
1 Fort Hays State University KS 5,008
2 Utah Valley State College UT 5,652
3 Weber State University UT 5,712
4 Southeastern Oklahoma State University OK 5,910
5 Eastern New Mexico University NM 5,918
6 Langston University OK 5,950
7 NM Highlands University NM 5,954
8 Cameron University OK 6,180
9 Northeastern State University OK 6,334
10 Emporia State University KS 6,345
11 Southern Utah University UT 6,676
12 Southwestern Oklahoma State University OK 6,705
13 Northwestern Oklahoma State University OK 6,706
14 East Central University OK 6,719
15 Western New Mexico University NM 6,824
16 Rogers State University OK 6,870
17 Pittsburg State University KS 7,100
17 University of Central Oklahoma OK 7,100
19 New Mexico State University * NM 7,122
20 University of Texas-Permian Basin TX 7,124
21 University of New Mexico * NM 7,146
22 Utah State University * UT 7,174
23 NM Institute of Mining and Technology * NM 7,183
24 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma OK 7,200
25 Metropolitan State College CO 7,352
26 University of Houston-Downtown TX 7,511
27 West Texas A & M University TX 7,557
28 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley TX 7,588
29 University of Houston-Victoria TX 7,627
30 Texas A & M-Texarkana TX 7,635
31 University of Houston-El Paso * TX 7,651
32 Oklahoma Panhandle State University OK 7,674
33 University of Texas-Tyler TX 7,822
34 Sul Ross State University TX 8,071
35 Wichita State University * KS 8,094
36 University of Houston-Clear Lake TX 8,188
37 Angelo State University TX 8,216
38 Texas A & M-International University TX 8,320
39 Texas A & M-Kingsville TX 8,462
40 Midwestern State University TX 8,485
41 Washburn University KS 8,540
42 Fort Lewis College CO 8,609
43 Texas A & M-Commerce TX 8,723
44 Oklahoma State University * OK 8,738
45 University of Utah * UT 8,824
46 Tarleton State University TX 8,903
47 Colorado Mesa University CO 8,972
48 Texas Southern University TX 9,173
49 Texas A & M-Corpus Christi TX 9,269
50 Texas Woman's University * UT 9,366
51 University of Texas-San Antonio * TX 9,380
52 Adams State CO 9,440
53 Stephen F. Austin State University TX 9,537
54 University of Colorado * CO 9,545
55 Western State CO 9,862
56 Sam Houston State University TX 9,891
57 University of Texas-Arlington * CO 9,952
58 Prairie View A & M University TX 9,959
59 Colorado State University-Pueblo CO 10,090
60 Lamar University TX 10,111
61 Kansas State University * KS 10,135
62 University of Texas-Austin * TX 10,136
63 University of Colorado-Colorado Springs CO 10,201
64 Texas A & M-College Station * TX 10,403
65 Texas State University-San Marcos TX 10,621
66 Arizona State University-Tempe * TX 10,729
67 Texas Tech University * TX 10,771
68 University of Kansas * KS 10,824
69 University of North Texas * TX 10,905
70 Northern Arizona University AZ 11,059
71 University of Houston * TX 11,104
72 University of Colorado at Denver CO 11,258
73 Colorado State University-Fort Collins * CO 11,519
74 University of Oklahoma * OK 11,538
75 University of Arizona * AZ 11,877
76 University of Colorado-Boulder * CO 12,086
77 University of Texas-Dallas * TX 12,528
78 Colorado School of Mines * CO 18,386

* doctoral university

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

Source: College Board's 2017-2018 Annual Survey of Colleges. Cited in Chronicle of Higher Education, Academic Today, Dec. 15, 2017

Note: Northern New Mexico College is listed as a "college" not a "university" Tuition and Fees = $4,765