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 are the charts for the cost of attendance for a full-time student (12-19 credit hours per semester) at Southwestern for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years.

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2022-23 LIVING ON CAMPUS first year student  LIVING on CAMPUS continuing student LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $48,450 $48,450 $48,450 $48,450
Orientation Fee* $200 $0 $0 $0
Room (average) $6,765 $7,524 $10,950 $0
Board (average) $5,535 $5,535 $4,220 $3,370
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,500 $1,500 $2,200 $2,310

DOWNLOAD DETAILED  2021-22 COST INFORMATION

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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

                          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, Wi-Fi 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