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New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Alamogordo, NM 2-Year Public
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New Mexico State University Alamogordo Tuition Information

In 2018, tuition for full-time students at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was $2,232 a year for in-state students and $5,184 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If these numbers seem daunting, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Additionally, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,232 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as New Mexico residents.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to New Mexico State University-Alamogordo?

Tuition at New Mexico State University Alamogordo is the same for each student.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at New Mexico State University Alamogordo.

House and Food Costs at New Mexico State University Alamogordo

New Mexico State University Alamogordo doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however you should take into account other housing costs when estimating the actual cost of various colleges.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at New Mexico State University Alamogordo

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at New Mexico State University Alamogordo

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget.

A school's location can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city can be expensive, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The New Mexico State University-Alamogordo campus is located in a small town setting in New Mexico.

Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.


Financial Breakdown for New Mexico State University-Alamogordo


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending New Mexico State University Alamogordo.

Total Cost of New Mexico State University Alamogordo

What will the cost of attending New Mexico State University Alamogordo be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,232
Out-of-State Tuition $5,184

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo


In 2022, 0 of the 1,710 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for New Mexico State University Alamogordo Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on New Mexico State University Alamogordo financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for New Mexico State University Alamogordo students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of New Mexico State University Alamogordo seem more manageable.

What will attending New Mexico State University Alamogordo really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the New Mexico State University Alamogordo's net cost calculator on their website.

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

New Mexico State University Alamogordo Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About New Mexico State University-Alamogordo


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New Mexico State University Alamogordo Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,424

In State

$5,376

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,232
$5,184
Fees
$192
$192
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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New Mexico State University Alamogordo Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,710

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,424

Out-of-State

$5,376

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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