Program Tuition, Fees, and Expenses

Tuition, Fees and Other Expenses

Each semester students will register for six credit hours which will give them part time graduate student status through NMSU.  This will qualify students for deferment of previous student loans and for new student loans through the NMSU Financial Aid Department.

NMSU Tuition

To view the cost of attendance, please follow these University Accounts Receivable (office) links for the cost of tuition: 

RXP Lab Fees

A lab fee of $100.00 for each of the 25 weekend courses will be charged to each enrolled student.  This fee provides for additional expenses such as costs for CEU accreditation (pending), lab supplies, occasional refreshment, and travel reimbursement for Faculty Instructors.


Lab fees can be paid on a monthly or semester basis. (Monthly $100.00; Semester $500.00).  *NOTE: Students with outstanding accounts, in excess of $1000.00, will be unable to register courses in the following academic term.


To pay lab fees by credit or debit card click on the button below.

RXP Lab Fees Pay Here

Other Expenses


  • Students are expected to purchase a Sphygmomanometer & Stethoscope Kit; for the pathophysiology and physical exam sequence, practica, and career beyond the degree.
  • Textbooks for the courses (approximately 10 texts over the 25 modules)
  • Flights or other forms of travel
  • NMSU can help arrange moderately priced lodging. The cost of meals and lodging is the student’s responsibility. 


Traveling to NMSU-Las Cruces

Our classes are held in Las Cruces, NM which is approximately three and a half hours south of Albuquerque and 45 minutes northwest of El Paso, TX.  Typically, flying into El Paso is the most economical option.  Las Cruces is a high desert environment and typically has sunny weather with a large variation between daytime and nighttime temperatures. Please see  Las Cruces Visitors Information for more details.