We have the most affordable tuition in New Mexico and one of the most affordable in the United States, while still providing quality graduate education. Out-of-state students enrolling in 6 or fewer hours per semester pay tuition and fees at the lower in-state rate.

Graduate School Financial Assistance Options

Communicative Disorders Leveling

If you are a graduate student taking CDIS leveling courses or seeking a second bachelor's degree, your leveling courses cost $275 per credit hour (this price includes tuition, fees and any online course fees).

Get more information about CDIS leveling >

Tuition and Fees

Graduate tuition and fees depend on the number of credit hours you take. Please note: all costs are subject to change without notice.

2019–20 Cost Overview

New Mexico Resident Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour

Number of Credit HoursCost
1–6
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$293.50 per credit hour
9 $2,641.50 per semester

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour

CategoryCost
1–6 credit hours
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$293.50 per credit hour
Communicative Disorders Leveling Students
(more info)
$275.00 per credit hour
7 credit hours or more (out-of-state/non-resident rate)
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$389.25 per credit hour
9 credit hours $3,503.25 per semester

General One-Time Fees for New Students

Fee DescriptionCost
ID Card Fee $25.00
Registration Fee (enrolled in 1–6 credit hours) $35.00
Registration Fee (enrolled over 6 credit hours) $60.00

Estimated Semester Cost to Attend, Living On Campus

New Mexico Resident

DescriptionCost for DoubleCost for Suite
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours) $2,659.50 $2,659.50
Residence Hall $1,783.00 $2,318.00
Meals (carte blanche meal plan) $1,867.00 $1,867.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $500.00 $500.00
Total Estimated Per Semester $6,809.50 $7,380.50

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International

DescriptionCost for DoubleCost for Suite
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours) $3,503.25 $3,503.25
Residence Hall $1,783.00 $2,318.00
Meals (carte blanche meal plan) $1,867.00 $1,867.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $500.00 $500.00
Total Estimated Per Semester $7,653.25 $8,188.25

Estimated Yearly Cost to Attend, Living Off Campus

New Mexico Resident

DescriptionFall and Spring Semester Cost
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours, rounded to nearest dollar) $5,319
Room and Board, Living Off Campus
(This figure is taken from the College Board's 2019–20 student expense budget estimates.)
$13,160
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,000
Health and Accident Insurance (estimated) $500
Personal Expenses (estimated: clothing, medicine, misc.) $1,500
Total Estimated Per Year $21,479

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International

DescriptionFall and Spring Semester Cost
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours, rounded to nearest dollar) $7,006
Room and Board, Living Off Campus
(This figure is taken from the College Board's 2019–20 student expense budget estimates)
$13,160
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,000
Health and Accident Insurance (estimated) $500
Personal Expenses (estimated: clothing, medicine and misc.) $1,500
Total Estimated Per Year $23,166

2020–21 Cost Overview

New Mexico Resident Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour

Number of Credit HoursCost
1–6
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$297.25 per credit hour
9 credit hours $2,675.25 per semester

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour

CategoryCost
1–6 credit hours
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$297.25 per credit hour
Communicative Disorders Leveling Students
(more info)
$275.00 per credit hour
7 credit hours or more (out-of-state/non-resident rate)
(add $17 per credit hour for online classes)
$395.00 per credit hour
9 credit hours $3,555.00 per semester

General One-Time Fees for New Students

Fee DescriptionRate
ID Card Fee $25.00
Registration Fee (enrolled in 1–6 credit hours) $35.00
Registration Fee (enrolled over 6 credit hours) $60.00

Estimated Semester Cost to Attend, Living On Campus

New Mexico Resident

DescriptionCost for DoubleCost for Suite
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours) $2,675.25 $2,675.25
Residence Hall $1,836.00 $2,388.00
Meals (carte blanche meal plan) $1,927.00 $1,927.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $500.00 $500.00
Total Estimated Per Semester $6,938.25 $7,490.25

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International

DescriptionCost for DoubleCost for Suite
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours) $3,555.00 $3,555.00
Residence Hall $1,836.00 $2,388.00
Meals (carte blanche meal plan) $1,927.00 $1,927.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $500.00 $500.00
Total Estimated Per Semester $7,818.00 $8,370.00

Estimated Yearly Cost to Attend, Living Off Campus

New Mexico Resident

DescriptionFall and Spring Semester Cost
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours, rounded to nearest dollar) $5,351.00
Room and Board, Living Off Campus
(This figure is taken from the College Board's 2020–21 student expense budget estimates.)
$13,670.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,000.00
Health and Accident Insurance (estimated) $500.00
Personal Expenses (estimated: clothing, medicine and misc.) $1,500.00
Total Estimated Per Year $22,021.00

Non-Resident/Out-of-State/International

DescriptionFall and Spring Semester Cost
Tuition and Fees (9 credit hours, rounded to nearest dollar) $7,110.00
Room and Board, Living Off Campus
(This figure is taken from the College Board's 2019–20 student expense budget estimates.)
$13,670.00
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,000.00
Health and Accident Insurance (estimated) $500.00
Personal Expenses (estimated: clothing, medicine and misc.) $1,500.00
Total Estimated Per Year $23,780.00

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