Tuition & Fees (Spring 2023)


<Disclaimer: Tuition fees may increase at anytime with approval from the Board of Regents>


Admission Application................................................$20.00
A one-time, non-refundable fee for first time admission to NMSU Grants 


In-District
Per semester, 12-18 credits...................................................$1,068.00
Per credit hour 1-12 and over 18................................................$89.00

Out of District (Outside Cibola county)
Per semester, 12-18 credits...................................................$1,188.00
Per credit hour 1-12 and over 18................................................$99.00

Non-Resident (Out of State)
Per semester, 12-18 credits...................................................$2,136.00
Per credit hour 1-12 and over 18..............................................$178.00
Lab Fees
ART 1610, 1630, 2610, 2996 $10.00
ART 1810 $50.00
AUTO 117, 120, 127, 137, 295 $50.00
BCT 105, 206, 255, 290 $50.00
BIOL 1120, 2225, 2310 $25.00
CHEM 1120, 1123 $25.00
NA 115 $75.00
OEEM 101 (additional fees required, see course syllabus) $10.00
OEET 120, 205 $50.00
TCEN 110, 121 $50.00
WELD 120, 130, 150, 170, 180, 211, 295 $50.00
Web Based & Online Hybrid $25.00 per credit
Satellite Campus $25.00 per credit

Payment Plan Fee.....................................................$25.00 (non-refundable)

The NMSU fixed payment plan managed by University Accounts Receivable (UAR):

  • Students are encouraged to enroll with the payment plan when the (current semester's) outstanding balance is $200 or more!
  • Each payment plan is semester-specific
  • Fall & Spring semesters have 5 payments, Summer has 3 payments
  • Payment plans are only available to students enrolled in the current semester
  • Enrollment & Deadline dates are posted online at https://student-accounts.nmsu.edu/
  • Application & Late Fees will be waived if you enroll in the Spring Payment Plan by the deadline dates.
  • 1st payment is due at the time of enrollment
  • Remaining payments are due by the 15th of each month
  • $10 fee for each: (late, partial, or missed) payment
    • Students cannot have a prior semester balance of $1,000 or more
    • Payment amounts are subject to change for charges posted after enrolling in the payment plan
  • Students whose Financial Aid arrangements are not received by the due date MAY need to enroll in a payment plan
  • The Financial Aid disbursement schedule can be found at: http://fa.nmsu.edu/disbursement
Active Duty & Veteran Students 

Please contact MVP/UAR for questions specific to your situation or the payment plan at mvp@nmsu.edu or (575) 646-4524 or at paymentplan@nmsu.edu or (575) 646-4911

Senior Citizens

65+ years old may enroll for 6 credit hours at $5.00 per credit, non-degree seeking.
State law requires seniors pay full tuition for courses exceeding 6 credit hours.

All other fees are charged at their full rates

Registration:

  • Option 1: First Day of class for $5.00 per credit hour and applicable course fees
  • Option 2: Register prior to the first day of class and be assessed full tuition ($86.00 per credit) and applicable course fees

Graduation Fee (Associate Candidate)...............................................$25.00

Fall Applications Due: August 26th
Late Degree Applications Due:
 October 3rd
Additional Late Fee:  $25.00 fee for applications received between August 27th - October 3rd

Graduation Fee (Certificate Candidate)...............................................$10.00

Late Registration Fee..............................................................................$25.00

Proctor Exam Fee.....................................................................................$15.00

(Non-NMSU students/faculty)


​Withdrawal from the University

A withdrawal form must be completed with Student Services for a course or the University. This procedure may result in "F's" for all registered courses. Students that withdraw after the stated refund dates will remain liable for full tuition and fee charges.

Refund of Tuition & Fees

Students officially withdrawing or dropping courses during the Fall 2022 semester are eligible to receive a refund as follows:

  • 16 Week (January 18 - May 12)
    Through February 3rd.................................................................100%
  • 8 Week I (January 18 - March 10)
    Through January 27th.................................................................100%
  • 8 Week II (March 20 - May 12)
    Through March 29th...................................................................100%

Method of Payment

-      Mail - NMSU Grants, 1500 N. Third Street, Grants NM 87020
-      Telephone - (505) 287-6653
-      In Person - 1500 N. Third Street, Grants NM 87020
-      Online - Pay NMSU   


For the most up to date information, refer to NMSU Accounts Receivable for detailed information for all fees.