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Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of typical expenses to attend West Texas A&M University for one academic year (fall and spring semester). Areas evaluated within the cost of attendance include:

 

Direct Costs

  • Tuition and Fees 
    • The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical student based on the number of hours enrolled per year. Cost of Attendance takes into account an estimated range for an average full-time student course load of 15 hours for undergraduates and 9 hours for graduate students. Total costs of tuition and fees for a year will vary by degree program, course types and residency, and whether a student is on a guaranteed or variable tuition plan.
  • Room and Board 
  • Cost of Attendance includes an estimate of housing and meals while attending West Texas A&M University. Estimates usually includes rent, food, utilities and incidentals.

Indirect Costs

  • Books and Supplies 
    • The Cost of Attendance includes an estimate of the average cost for books, required course materials, computer-related expenses and educational supplies.
    • Transportation 
    • Transportation expenses are estimated to include an average number of mileage that a student might travel and the average mileage reimbursement allowed during the year to attend classes. Actual transportation cost will vary with student travel requirements, total mileage and mode of transportation,
  • Personal Expenses and Miscellaneous
  • Personal expenses are an estimate of costs for clothing, toiletries, recreational and other miscellaneous expenses.

 

 

  RESIDENT BORDER STATE/OSST OUT OF STATE
                   
UNDERGRAD R-On Campus R-W/Parent R-Off Campus BS-On Campus BS-W/Parent BS-Off Campus NR-On Campus NR-W/Parent NR-Off Campus
                   
Tuition & Fees 9204 9204 9204 10834 10834 10834 23882 23882 23882
Room & Board 8512 3065 9482 8512 3065 9482 8512 3065 9482
Books & Supplies 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200
Transportation 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2208
Personal 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1758
  23232 17785 24202 24862 19415 25832 37910 32463 38880
                   
< Half Time 5170 5170 5170 5730 5730 5730 10212 10212 10212
                   
UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEES BASED ON 15 HOURS      
                   
   
GRADUATE R-On Campus R-W/Parent R-Off Campus BS-On Campus BS-W/Parent BS-Off Campus NR-On Campus NR-W/Parent NR-Off Campus
                   
Tuition & Fees 7287 7287 7287 8152 8152 8152 15730 15730 15730
Room & Board 8512 3065 9482 8512 3065 9482 8512 3065 9482
Books & Supplies 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200
Transportation 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396 2396
Personal 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920
  21315 15868 22285 22180 16733 23150 29758 24311 30728
                   
< Half Time 5814 5814 5814 6296 6296 6296 10572 10572 10572
                   
GRADUATE TUITION AND FEES BASED ON 9 HOURS PER SEM.    
                   
ALLOWANCES FOR DEPENDENT CARE: (Ages 11 and under)
1-$1980; 2-$3400; 3-$4700; 4-$5800 (Divide amounts by 9 x # months)
 
REV 01/26/2023