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West Texas A & M University Tuition & Cost

Canyon, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for West Texas A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,708
Room and Board $7,496
Other Expenses Budget$4,854
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for West Texas A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,708
Room and Board $7,496
Other Expenses Budget$4,854

Residents of Texas pay an annual total price of $21,806 to attend West Texas A & M University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,748 for tuition, $7,496 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $2,708 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $23,253 which is 6.6% higher than Texas residents. The tuition charge is $7,195 while room and board is $7,496, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $2,708.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income West Texas A & M University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,277
$30,001 to $48,000$12,484
$48,001 to $75,000$14,196
$75,001 to $110,000$20,316

The average reported annual net price for West Texas A & M University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,105 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

83% of full-time undergrad West Texas A & M University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,324 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 46% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,712 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,907.

Finanical Aid West Texas A & M University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,324 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,928 36%
Pell Grants $4,704 43%
Other Federal Grants $871 3%
State and Local Grants $4,351 51%
Federal Student Loans $5,712 46%
Other Student Loans $8,907 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to West Texas A & M University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $41,128. The loan balance of $41,128 is a four year multiple of the $10,282 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 $392 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $41,128
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $392.41
Total Interest Paid $5,960.78
Sum of All Loan Payments $47,088.78

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $21,806 $23,253
2 $22,618 $24,119
3 $23,460 $25,016
4 $24,333 $25,948

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at West Texas A & M University to be $87,224 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at West Texas A & M University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $406 $1,218 $1,624
Out of State Residents $477 $1,431 $1,908

Estimated cost for a class at West Texas 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 West Texas A & M University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

West Texas 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=229814 IPEDS survey data for West Texas A & M University.