Vice President for Business & Finance
Antonio A. Salinas, Jr.
Phone: (575) 439-3601
Fax: (575) 439-3818
businessNMSUA@nmsu.edu
Administrative Building
CB 302

Business Office Hours

Monday - Thursday8am - 6pm
Friday8am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm

Human Resources Office Hours

Monday - Thursday8 am - 5pm
Friday8am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm

Tuition and Fees

Please Note: See the Current Registration Guide for information on payment options, deadlines, and refund schedules.

Resident In-District

$78 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $82 ($936 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $984). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.

New Mexico residents living in the following ZIP CODE areas will be classified as “in-district” for tuition purposes:

  • 88310
  • 88311
  • 88325
  • 88330
  • 88337
  • 88342

Resident Out-Of-District

$93 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $97 ($1,116 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $1,164). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.

New Mexico residents not living in the “in-district” designated ZIP CODE areas above will be classified as “out-of-district” for tuition purposes.

Non-Resident

$216 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $220 ($2,592 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $2,640). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.

Students who do not meet the New Mexico resident requirements established by the State of New Mexico Commission on Higher Education for all New Mexico colleges are classified as non-residents for tuition purposes. (During the fall or spring semester non-resident students taking 6 or fewer credits are charged the resident out-of-district rate.)

Senior Citizens

New Mexico residents who age 65 or older may be eligible for reduced tuition rate of $5.00 per credit hour + the $4.00 per credit hour student fee (=$9.00 per credit hour). Additional special course fees and lab fees may apply. Senior citizens may register for a maximum of six (6) credits at the reduced rate. Per state law, senior citizens who take more than 6 credits must pay full price for all credits based on in-district or out-of-district residency.

Active Duty Military

$78 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $82 ($936 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $984). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.
Non-resident U.S. & Foreign active duty personnel stationed in New Mexico and their military dependents are considered in-district/in-state for tuition purposes if they have completed the proper paperwork. Active duty US & Foreign military and their dependents who attend NMSU for the first time or who return after an absence from NMSU must obtain a Resident Tuition Application for Active Duty Military (U.S.- White Form. Foreign – Yellow Form) from NMSU-A’s Holloman Education Office or the NMSU-A Admissions/Records Office and return the completed application to them prior to registration. Students who register online must have this paperwork completed prior to registration or they will be charged out-of-state tuition.

U.S. Military Tuition Assistance

U.S. Active Duty Military personnel and their families, who plan to attend under the Tuition Assistance Program or MYCAA program must have the required Tuition Assistance Forms completed with all necessary signatures prior to registration. The student must present the form and necessary payment to the cashier at registration.

Veterans Educational Assistance

Students who plan to use Veterans Benefits must have courses approved by an Academic Advisor prior to registration. All new students should pick up application packets in the Veterans Office located in Student Services.

Agency/Employer Assistance

If an agency or employer assumes responsibility for your tuition and/or books, at registration you must provide written verification signed by the responsible party, designating the maximum amount of payment.

Fees

  • Activity Fee: $4 per credit hour
  • Courses with any ONLINE component: $25 per credit hour
  • Admissions Fees:
    • $20-(non-refundable) for first time NMSU students
    • $50-(non-refundable) for first time NMSU International students
  • Late Registration Fees: $25.00
  • Payment Plan Fee : $10 per month (per semester until balance is paid in full)
  • Degree Application Fee:
    • $25 – each associate’s degree
    • $10 – each certificate
  • Late Degree Application Fee: $25-additional fee (non-refundable)

All Fee are subject to change.

Please Note: A $20 penalty is charged for all checks not honored by the bank. If the check is not honored a second time, NMSU-A will NOT accept your personal check.

Course Fees

Please follow the link below to see information regarding course fees.

Notes:

  • This information is updated regularly, however not all course fees may be listed.
  • Select the current semester under Course Specific Fees, and then click on the ‘Campus’ header of the table to sort the information with Alamogordo at the top.

NMSU Course Fees Page.

Compare College Costs at NMSU-A

Resident In-District

$76 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $80 ($912 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $960). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.
New Mexico residents living in the following ZIP CODE areas will be classified as “in-district” for tuition purposes:

  • 88310
  • 88311
  • 88325
  • 88330
  • 88337
  • 88342

Resident Out-Of-District

$91 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $95 ($1092 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $1,140). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.

New Mexico residents not living in the “in-district” designated ZIP CODE areas above will be classified as “out-of-district” for tuition purposes.

Non-Resident

$211 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $215 ($2,532 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $2,580). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.

Students who do not meet the New Mexico resident requirements established by the State of New Mexico Commission on Higher Education for all New Mexico colleges are classified as non-residents for tuition purposes. (During the fall or spring semester non-resident students taking 6 or fewer credits are charged the resident out-of-district rate.)

Senior Citizens

New Mexico residents who age 65 or older may be eligible for reduced tuition rate of $5.00 per credit hour + the $4.00 per credit hour student fee (=$9.00 per credit hour). Additional special course fees and lab fees may apply. Senior citizens may register for a maximum of six (6) credits at the reduced rate. Per state law, senior citizens who take more than 6 credits must pay full price for all credits based on in-district or out-of-district residency.

Active Duty Military

$76 per credit hour + $4 activity fee = $80 ($912 for 12-18 credits + $48 activity fee = $960). Please Note: Each credit after 18 credits is calculated based on a per credit hour rate.
Non-resident U.S. & Foreign active duty personnel stationed in New Mexico and their military dependents are considered in-district/in-state for tuition purposes if they have completed the proper paperwork. Active duty US & Foreign military and their dependents who attend NMSU for the first time or who return after an absence from NMSU must obtain a Resident Tuition Application for Active Duty Military (U.S.- White Form. Foreign – Yellow Form) from NMSU-A’s Holloman Education Office or the NMSU-A Admissions/Records Office and return the completed application to them prior to registration. Students who register online must have this paperwork completed prior to registration or they will be charged out-of-state tuition.

U.S. Military Tuition Assistance

U.S. Active Duty Military personnel and their families, who plan to attend under the Tuition Assistance Program or MYCAA program must have the required Tuition Assistance Forms completed with all necessary signatures prior to registration. The student must present the form and necessary payment to the cashier at registration.

Veterans Educational Assistance

Students who plan to use Veterans Benefits must have courses approved by an Academic Advisor prior to registration. All new students should pick up application packets in the Veterans Office located in Student Services.

Agency/Employer Assistance

If an agency or employer assumes responsibility for your tuition and/or books, at registration you must provide written verification signed by the responsible party, designating the maximum amount of payment.

Fees

  • Activity Fee: $4 per credit hour
  • Courses with any ONLINE component: $15 per credit hour
  • Admissions Fees:
    • $20-(non-refundable) for first time NMSU students
    • $50-(non-refundable) for first time NMSU International students
  • Late Registration Fees: $25.00
  • Payment Plan Fee : $10 per month (per semester until balance is paid in full)
  • Degree Application Fee:
    • $25 – each associate’s degree
    • $10 – each certificate
  • Late Degree Application Fee: $25-additional fee (non-refundable)

All Fee are subject to change.

Please Note: A $20 penalty is charged for all checks not honored by the bank. If the check is not honored a second time, NMSU-A will NOT accept your personal check.

Course Fees

Please follow the link below to see information regarding course fees.

Notes:

  • This information is updated regularly, however not all course fees may be listed.
  • Select the current semester under Course Specific Fees, and then click on the ‘Campus’ header of the table to sort the information with Alamogordo at the top.

NMSU-A Course Fees Page.