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How much does it cost to come to Highlands? You’ll find those answers below, whether you are an undergraduate or a grad student.

Approved Tuition and Fees by NMHU Board of Regents in open meeting held on April 16, 2021

Effective Summer, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022

Undergraduate | Graduate | Tuition and fees per credit hour | Tuition and fees

Undergraduate per Semester-Main Campus, ITV, Centers and Individual Online Classes.

 

Hours Resident Non-Resident/ International
1 $280 $474
2 $560 $948
3 $840 $1,422
4 $1,120 $1,896
5 $1,400 $2,370
6 $1,680 $2,844
7 $1,960 $3,318
8 $2,240 $3,792
9 $2,520 $4,266
10 $2,800 $4,740
11 $3,080 $5,214
12 to 18 $3,360 $5,688
19 $3,558.25 $6,080.25
20 $3,756.50 $6,472.50

Graduate per Semester-Main Campus, ITV, Centers and Individual Online Classes.

Hours Resident Non-Resident International Fine Arts Resident Fine Arts Non-Resident/ International
1 $310 $502 $520 $316 $514
2 $620 $1,004 $1,040 $632 $1,028
3 $930 $1,506 $1,560 $948 $1,542
4 $1,240 $2,008 $2,080 $1,264 $2,056
5 $1,550 $2,510 $2,600 $1,580 $2,570
6 $1,860 $3,012 $3,120 $1,896 $3,084
7 $2,170 $3,514 $3,640 $2,212 $3,598
8 $2,480 $4,016 $4,160 $2,528 $4,112
9 $2,790 $4,518 $4,680 $2,844 $4,626
10 $3,100 $5,020 $5,200 $3,160 $5,140
11 $3,410 $5,522 $5,720 $3,476 $5,654
12 to 18 $3,720 $6,024 $6,240 $3,792 $6,168
19 $3,948.25 $6,444.25 $6,678.25 $4,026.25 $6,600.25
20 $4,176.50 $6,864.50 $7,116.50 $4,260.50 $7,032.50

All Rates are Subject to Change
Additional $10.00/credit hour for individual synchronous and asynchronous online classes.
Additional $78.00/semester for Campus Life Initiative.*
*This excludes senior citizens and dual-credit students.

Tuition and fees per credit hour

Asynchronous Programs ‐ Online Tuition
(per Student Credit Hour)*
Undergraduate $325.00
Graduate $525.00

*No student fee or out-of-state differential.
No increase in tuition while in continuous program of study.
Please contact the Registrar’s Office if you have questions pertaining to your area of study.

Category Tuition Fees Total
UNDERGRADUATE
Undergraduate (resident) $198.25 $81.75 $280
Undergraduate (non-resident/international) $392.25 $81.75 $474
GRADUATE
Graduate (resident) $228.25 $81.75 $310
Graduate (non-resident) $420.25 $81.75 $502
Graduate (international) $438.25 $81.75 $520
Graduate Fine Arts (non-resident) $234.25 $81.75 $316
Graduate Fine Arts (non-resident/international) $432.25 $81.75 $514

Tuition and fees for full-time students
(12‐18 credits)

Category Tuition Fees Total
UNDERGRADUATE
Undergraduate (resident) $2,379 $981 $3,360
Undergraduate (out-of-state/international) $4,707 $981 $5,688
GRADUATE
Graduate (resident) $2,739 $981 $3,720
Graduate (non-resident) $5,043 $981 $6,024
Graduate (international) $5,259 $981 $6,240
Graduate Fine Arts (resident) $2,811 $981 $3,792
Graduate Fine Arts (non-resident)/international) $5,187 $981 $6,168

All rates are subject to change.

  • Additional $10.00/credit hour for online classes.
  • Additional $78.00/semester for Campus Life Initiative*
  • *This excludes senior citizens and dual credit students.
  • Auditing fees per credit hour are the same as regular tuition.
  • There are two non-refundable fees connected to applying for admission (a $5 matriculation fee for first-time freshmen and a $25 application fee).
  • Some courses also may require special fees.

The senior citizen rate is $5 per credit hour, not to exceed 10 credit hours. To qualify as a senior citizen, the student must reach the age of 65 years by the third Friday of classes and formally apply through appropriate form at the Office of the Registrar.

Updated 4/21/21