Scholarships & 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  2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years. You may view detailed costs for 2017-18 or 2018-19.

2018-19 LIVING ON CAMPUS LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $42,000 $42,000 $42,000
Room (average) $6,480 $7,960 $0
Board (average) $5,520 $3,680 $2,940
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,330 $1,950 $2,060

2017-18  LIVING ON CAMPUS LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $40,560 $40,560 $40,560
Room (average) $5,650 $7,610 $0
Board (average) $5,520 $3,600 $2,880
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,300 $1,910 $2,020

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