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 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years.

DOWNLOAD DETAILED  2024-25 COST INFORMATION 

2024-25 LIVING ON CAMPUS first year student  LIVING on CAMPUS continuing student LIVING OFF CAMPUS LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition $53,288 $53,288 $53,288 $53,288
Orientation Fee* $200 $0 $0 $0
Student Service and Information Technology Fee $325 $325 $325 $325
Housing (average) $8,276 $9,434 $12,590 $3,780
Food/Meal Plan (average) $6,796 $6,796 $4,700 $3,750
Books and Supplies $1,250 $1,250 $1,250 $1,250
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,730 $1,741 $2,515 $2,637

DOWNLOAD DETAILED  2023-24 COST INFORMATION

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2023-24 LIVING ON CAMPUs First Year Student LIVING On campus continuing student Living off campus LIVING AT HOME WITH PARENTS
Tuition and Fees $50,558 $50,558 $50,558 $50,558
Orientation Fee* $200 $0 $0 $0
Student Service and Information Technology Fee $300 $300 $300 $300
Housing (average) $7,852 $8,950 $11,800 $0
Food/Meal Plan (average) $5,776 $5,776 $4,550 $3,630
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
Transportation, Personal and Misc. $1,678 $1,689 $2,449 $2,569

                          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