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Cost of Attending WTAMU

 

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.

 

 

West Texas A&M University
Student Budgets
2020-2021
                       
    1 Sem 1 Sem 1 Sem
DEPENDENT Resident Non-Res. Bdr. State   Resident Non-Res Bdr State
     
Tuition & Fees 9170 22572 10764   4585 11286 5382
Room & Board 8198 8198 8198   4099 4099 4099
Books & Supplies 1000 1000 1000   500 500 500
Transportation 2392 2392 2392   1196 1196 1196
Personal 2150 2150 2150   1075 1075 1075
  22910 36312 24504   11455 18156 12252
     
< Half-Time 5468 10546 6060   2734 5273 3030
     
                       
    1 Sem 1 Sem 1 Sem
INDEPENDENT Resident Non-Res. Bdr. State   Resident Non-Res Bdr State
     
Tuition & Fees 9170 22572 10764   4585 11286 5382
Room & Board 9582 9582 9582   4791 4791 4791
Books & Supplies 1000 1000 1000   500 500 500
Transportation 2704 2704 2704   1352 1352 1352
Personal 2150 2150 2150   1075 1075 1075
  24606 38008 26200   12303 19004 13100
     
< Half-Time 5624 10702 6216   2812 5351 3108
     
UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEES BASED ON 13 HOURS    
                       
    1 Sem 1 Sem 1 Sem
GRADUATE Resident Non-Res. Bdr. State   Resident Non-Res Bdr State
     
Tuition & Fees 7166 15352 8034   3583 7676 4017
Room & Board 9582 9582 9582   4791 4791 4791
Books & Supplies 1000 1000 1000   500 500 500
Transportation 2704 2704 2704   1352 1352 1352
Personal 2150 2150 2150   1075 1075 1075
  22602 30788 23470   11301 15394 11735
             
< Half-Time 6100 10646 6580   3050 5323 3290
     
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 03/11/20