Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

Southwestern University graduates go on to become leaders and innovators in their careers and their lives. The cost of college is not simply a four year expense, but an investment into your future.

 Full-Time Cost of Attendance

Below is a chart of the costs of attendance for a full-time student (12-19 credit hours per semester) at Southwestern for the  2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years.

 

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2021-22  LIVING ON CAMPUS LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $46,800 $46,800 $46,800
Room (average) $6,600 $8,620 $0
Board (average) $5,400 $4,000 $3,200
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,420 $2,080 $2,190

  

Download detailed 2020-21 cost information

 

2020-21 LIVING ON CAMPUS LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $45,120 $45,120 $45,120
Room (average) $6,110 $8,500 $0
Board (average) $5,650 $3,850 $3,080
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,400 $2,050 $2,160
Costs include:
  • Tuition for fall and spring semesters
  • Access to our training, mentoring and placement from our top-ranked Office of Career Services
  • Admittance to athletic events and use of athletic facilities
  • Tickets to fine arts events, lectures and concerts
  • Guidance and advice in the Writing Center
  • Cable TV, WiFi and print services
  • Weekly student life concerts, comedians and movies
  • Support for campus-wide green initiatives
  • 24-hour police protection
  • Hundreds of student life programs and organizations
  • Library and research services

Summer 2021 Cost of Attendance 

Below is a chart of the costs of attendance for summer 2021.

2021 summer 1 term (4 hours) Summer 1 Term (8 Hours)
Tuition $1,580 $3,160
Room $950 $950
Board $630 $630
Books $160 $240
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $258 $258