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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.

 

 

  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 23732 23732 23732
Room & Board 8199 2792 9137 8199 2792 9137 8199 2792 9137
Books & Supplies 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200
Transportation 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208
Personal 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758
  22569 17162 23507 24199 18792 25137 37097 31690 38035
                   
< Half Time 5376 5376 5376 5937 5937 5937 10273 10273 10273
                   
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 15580 15580 15580
Room & Board 8199 2792 9137 8199 2792 9137 8199 2792 9137
Books & Supplies 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200
Transportation 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208 2208
Personal 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758 1758
  20652 15245 21590 21517 16110 22455 28945 23538 29883
                   
< Half Time 6020 6020 6020 6501 6501 6501 10628 10628 10628
                   
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 03/02/2021