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

Students will pay $3000.00 over the 2 year scheduled cirriculum. Lab fees ($500/semester) will be paid by the end the semester. *AGAIN NOTE: Students with outstanding accounts, in excess of $1000.00, will be unable to register courses in the following academic term.
A check must be mailed to the CEP Dept.  The payable "to" name and address will be provided to students via email and program materials. 

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.