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SU Tuition & Cost


How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$54,330
Costs for Southwestern University
Fee Cost
Tuition$40,560
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,170
Other Expenses Budget$1,300

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Southwestern University on a full time basis for 2017/2018 is $54,330 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $40,560 for tuition, $11,170 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Southwestern University is $40,560, the same as Texas residents.


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Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$27,008
Net Price by Income Southwestern University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,757
$30,001 to $48,000$20,214
$48,001 to $75,000$21,124
$75,001 to $110,000$25,217
$110,000+$30,510

The average reported annual net price for Southwestern University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $27,008 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 Southwestern University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $25,506 98%
Pell Grant $4,239 23%
Federal Student Loan $6,234 51%

The average reported annual net price for Southwestern University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $27,008 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southwestern University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $92,480. The loan balance of $92,480 is a four year multiple of the $23,120 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 $966 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 $92,480
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $965.60
Total Interest Paid $23,391.61
Sum of All Loan Payments $115,871.61

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$217,320
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
All Residents $54,330 $56,272 $58,284 $60,367

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Southwestern University to be $217,320 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.6% 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 Southwestern University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,690 $5,070 $6,760

Estimated cost for a class at Southwestern 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 Southwestern University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southwestern University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228343 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern University.