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PVAMU Tuition & Cost


How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
$23,750
In State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,216
Books and Supplies$1,302
Other Fees$3,743
Room and Board $8,402
Other Expenses Budget$4,087
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$37,279
Out of State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,745
Books and Supplies$1,302
Other Fees$3,743
Room and Board $8,402
Other Expenses Budget$4,087

Residents of Texas pay an annual total price of $23,750 to attend Prairie View A & M University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,216 for tuition, $8,402 room and board, $1,302 for books and supplies and $3,743 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $37,279 which is 57% higher than Texas residents. The tuition charge is $19,745 while room and board is $8,402, books and supplies are $1,302 and other fees come in at $3,743.


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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Prairie View A & M University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$10,290
Net Price by Income Prairie View A & M University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,205
$30,001 to $48,000$10,265
$48,001 to $75,000$13,956
$75,001 to $110,000$17,927
$110,000+$19,242

The average reported annual net price for Prairie View A & M University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,290 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Prairie View A & M University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $12,509 87%
Pell Grant $4,924 69%
Federal Student Loan $5,542 73%

The average reported annual net price for Prairie View A & M University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,290 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Prairie View A & M University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $34,328. The loan balance of $34,328 is a four year multiple of the $8,582 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $358 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $34,328
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $358.42
Total Interest Paid $8,682.82
Sum of All Loan Payments $43,010.82

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$95,000
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Texas Residents $23,750 $25,844 $28,123 $30,603
Non Residents $37,279 $40,566 $44,143 $48,036

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Prairie View A & M University to be $95,000 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 8.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Prairie View A & M University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $202 $606 $808
Out of State Residents $615 $1,845 $2,460

Estimated cost for a class at Prairie View A & M University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Prairie View A & M University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Prairie View A & M University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227526 IPEDS survey data for Prairie View A & M University.