Tuition Rates

The following rates and fees apply to the Summer 2014 term

New Mexico Resident – $41/credit hour-plus:

  • $8 general fee per credit hour
  • $6 technology fee per credit hour
  • $0.75 student activity fee per credit hour
    • Student Activity Fee not to exceed $13.50 per student, per semester
    • Student Activity Fee does not apply to online classes

Non-Resident – $105/credit hour-plus:

  • $15 general fee per credit hour
  • $10 technology fee per credit hour
  • $0.75 student activity fee per credit hour
    • Student Activity Fee not to exceed $13.50 per student, per semester
    • Student Activity Fee does not apply to online classes

The following rates and fees are in effect starting with the Fall 2014 term

New Mexico Resident – $41/credit hour-plus:

  • Either:
    • A flat fee of $77.50 for resident students taking 4 credit hours or less
    • A flat fee of $155.00 for resident students taking 5 credit hours or more
  • $0.75 student activity fee per credit hour
    • Student Activity Fee not to exceed $13.50 per student, per semester
    • Student Activity Fee does not apply to online classes
SCH Previous Fee New Fee Change
1 $14.00 $77.50 $63.50
2 $28.00 $77.50 $49.50
3 $42.00 $77.50 $35.50
4 $56.00 $77.50 $21.50
5 $70.00 $155.00 $85.00
6 $84.00 $155.00 $71.00
7 $98.00 $155.00 $57.00
8 $112.00 $155.00 $43.00
9 $126.00 $155.00 $29.00
10 $140.00 $155.00 $15.00
11 $154.00 $155.00 $1.00
12 $168.00 $155.00 $-13.00
13 $182.00 $155.00 $-27.00
14 $196.00 $155.00 $-41.00
15 $210.00 $155.00 $-55.00
16 $224.00 $155.00 $-69.00
17 $238.00 $155.00 $-83.00
18 $252.00 $155.00 $-97.00

 

Non-Resident – $123/credit hour-plus:

  • Either:
    • A flat fee of $137.50 for non-resident students taking 4 credit hours or less
    • A flat fee of $275.00 for non-resident students taking 5 credit hours or more
  • $0.75 student activity fee per credit hour
    • Student Activity Fee not to exceed $13.50 per student, per semester
    • Student Activity Fee does not apply to online classes
SCH Previous Fee New Fee Change
1 $25.00 $137.50 $112.50
2 $50.00 $137.50 $87.50
3 $75.00 $137.50 $62.50
4 $100.00 $137.50 $37.50
5 $125.00 $275.00 $150.00
6 $150.00 $275.00 $125.00
7 $175.00 $275.00 $100.00
8 $200.00 $275.00 $75.00
9 $225.00 $275.00 $50.00
10 $250.00 $275.00 $25.00
11 $275.00 $275.00 $0.00
12 $300.00 $275.00 $-25.00
13 $325.00 $275.00 $-50.00
14 $350.00 $275.00 $-75.00
15 $375.00 $275.00 $-100.00
16 $400.00 $275.00 $-125.00
17 $425.00 $275.00 $-150.00
18 $450.00 $275.00 $-175.00

 

The cost for courses in the Associate of Arts or the Associate of Science degree programs are listed above. Some of the certificate programs and Associate of Applied Science degrees may have additional fees. Examples include Nursing, Cosmetology, and Dental Hygiene. Contact the specific department or the Business Office at 505-566-3396 for the most current information regarding additional costs and fees.

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Summer 2014 Refund Policy

Refunds for tuition and fees depend on the start date, length of the course and the date the student dropped the course.

  • Student accounts are credited at the time the drop occurs.
  • Disbursements of credit balances on student accounts will take place beginning Friday, June 13, 2014.
  • Refunds for credit card payments are placed back on the credit card.
  • All other disbursements are mailed to students at their address. Address corrections should be completed through Admissions and Records office.
  • Dropping courses after May 19 may result in refunds of less than 100% of tuition and fees (see table below.) Students are responsible for any and all charges incurred on their student account if refund of tuition and fees is less than 100%.
2014 SUMMER REFUND CHART
  Refund Rate Period
Course Length 100% 75% 50% 0%
9-12 Weeks Before 1st day of class Friday 1st week of classes Friday 2nd week of classes After Friday of 2nd week
5-8 Weeks Before 1st day of class N/A Friday 2nd week of classes After Friday of 2nd week
4 Weeks or less Before 1st day of class N/A 1st day of class After 1st day of class

Residency Status for Tuition Purposes

Student residency status is determined from information provided on the Application for Admission or Student Information Update form using a uniform definition established for all New Mexico institutions by the New Mexico Higher Education Department, and administered by the registrar of San Juan College. Requests for a change in residency classification should be completed before the first day of classes for that term. Additional information is available in the Office of Admissions and Records.

An applicant who elects to appeal a decision denying in-state tuition status should present the initial appeal in writing to the Registrar for review. If the appeal is granted, no further action is required. If the appeal is denied, the applicant may request that the appeal be referred to the Appeals Board for review.

Special Residency Status

  • Students who are members of an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo located wholly or partially in New Mexico, regardless of the state of residence of the student may qualify for resident tuition. Must provide Certificate of Indian Blood to receive resident tuition. Note: Form must be submitted no later than the start date of the term in which the student is attending in order to be charged resident tuition for that term (see current schedule of classes for term start dates). Failure to submit form by term start date will result in non-resident tuition rates for that term).

  • Senior citizens (65 or over) are charged a reduced tuition waiver for the first 6 credit hours per semester.

  • The spouse or dependents, of persons who have moved to New Mexico and can provide documentation of permanent full-time employment may be eligible for a waiver of the 12-month durational requirement. Other conditions must be satisfied. See the registrar for additional information. New Mexico Residency Based on Full-Time Employment Note: Form must be submitted no later than the start date of the term in which the student is attending in order to be charged resident tuition for that term (see current schedule of classes for term start dates). Failure to submit form by term start date will result in non-resident tuition rates for that term).

  • Any person, his or her spouse or dependent child, not otherwise entitled to claim residence who is a member of the armed forces of the United States or armed forces of a foreign country assigned to active duty in the state of New Mexico will be assessed resident tuition rates.

  • Active duty New Mexico National Guard members shall be deemed a resident resident for purposes of determining tuition.

  • Colorado residents residing in counties that border New Mexico (Montezuma, Archuleta, LaPlata, Dolores, and San Juan counties) may apply for the Colorado-New Mexico reciprocal tuition exchange program. The student must be eligible for resident tuition in Colorado to be eligible for this program. To qualify students must complete the Colorado New Mexico Student Exchange Application. Note: Form must be submitted no later than the start date of the term in which the student is attending in order to be charged resident tuition for that term (see current schedule of classes for term start dates). Failure to submit form by term start date will result in non-resident tuition rates for that term).

Deadlines for Requesting Residency Change of Status:

  • Fall Semester – Third Friday of the Semester
  • Spring Semester – Third Friday of the Semester
  • Summer Semester – Second Friday of the Semester

Failure to submit the required paperwork by the deadline dates will result in the student being classified as a non-resident student for that semester. Change of residency status is not retroactive. If you have questions concerning residency status, please call 505-566-3441