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Tuition and Financial Aid

Explore Program Tuition Rates

At New Mexico Highlands University, we believe everyone should have access to high-quality affordable programs. Review the costs for each program at New Mexico Highlands University.

Note: All rates are subject to change.

Program NameCreditsCost per CreditTotal Tuition*
RN to BSN32$325$10,400
BA in Organizational Leadership in Public Safety45$325$14,625
BAS in General Business60$325$19,500
Master of Business Administration (MBA)36$525$18,900
Master of Social Work (MSW)63$525$33,075

*Estimated cost, not including fees or transfer credits.

Financial Aid

At New Mexico Highlands University, we are committed to making your online education affordable. We work with you to explore all of your options for paying for school and offer competitive tuition rates along with generous transfer credit policies.


Many students qualify for federal loans and grants. Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible to find out if you do. You will be asked for our school code, which is 002653.


There are many options for loans offered through the FAFSA and private institutions. The right loan for you depends on your unique situation. We’re here to help you explore options.


Regardless of your financial situation, you should always apply for scholarships at New Mexico Highlands. We offer a number of alumni scholarships and will also direct you to scholarships outside of the university for which you could qualify.

Military Benefits

Military students qualify for in-state tuition rates and various grants and scholarships. Reach out to make sure you’ve made the most of all of your military benefits to pay for school.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement, encouraging their employees to advance their careers and gain vital skills. Highlands University will work directly with your employer if they support funding your education.

Reach out to us at 855-985-0689 or online if you have any questions about the process for employer-sponsored learning.

Four Ways an Online Degree Benefits You and Your Employer

1. You’ll grow as a leader.

Education ensures that leaders have the right skills to step up and positively impact their organizations.

2. You’ll gain a multicultural perspective.

Highlands University is diverse and offers students access to ideas and perspectives that can benefit their employers.

3. Our programs provide flexibility.

The flexibility of our programs ensures that students are able to pursue higher education while still excelling in the workplace.

4. You’ll graduate quickly.

Our programs are efficient. Students graduate quickly, ready to apply their education to the organizations for which they work.

Tuition Calculator

Are you looking to estimate your total out-of-pocket cost, including tuition, fees and financial aid? Our tuition calculator can help.**

At New Mexico Highlands, we’re committed to offering affordable, accessible and high-quality online degree programs. We also believe in transparency, avoiding hidden costs and fees whenever possible.

To get started, select your desired program. Stuck on something? Click on the information icons for additional context.


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**The tuition calculator is based on programmatic information and student-generated inputs. All financial calculations should be taken as potential estimations. To get a more accurate sense of total tuition, please consult with an admissions team member.