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Tuition Rates and Residency

Tuition Rates and Residency for Luna Community College

Tuition rates for the academic year are assessed according to the following matrix based on the student’s official residency classification. Tuition and fee rates for upcoming terms will be published in each term’s online schedule of classes policies and procedures.

Tuition and fee rates are subject to change without notice.

Residency classifications are:
1. NM resident who lives In-District
2. NM resident who lives Out-Of-District
3. Non-NM Resident (out of state)

Please Note: Fees are additional costs associated with either registering for classes or material for the class itself. Please visit our Fees and Course pages

NOTE: Reduced tuition rates for Out of District and Out of State apply only to total enrollment of six (6) credit hours or less. Full rates apply to All credit hours once the student enrolls for more than six (6) credit hours with the exception of Senior Citizen rates.

Tuition 2021

New Mexico Residents In-District:

For tuition purposes, a resident in-district student is a student whose legal state of residency is New Mexico and is living within the boundaries of one of the participating school districts:

West Las Vegas Schools, Las Vegas City Schools, Santa Rosa Consolidated Schools, Mora Independent Schools,
Springer Municipal Schools, Maxwell Municipal Schools and Wagon Mound Public Schools.

1-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours More than 18 Credit Hours
$43 per credit hour $516 $516 + $43 per credit hour above 18

New Mexico Residents Out of District

For tuition purposes, a resident out-of-district student is a student whose legal state of residency is New Mexico, not living within the boundaries of one of the participating school districts.

1-6 Credit Hours 7-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours More than 18 Credit Hours
$43 per credit hour $58 per credit hour $696 $696 + $58 per credit hour above 18

Non-New Mexico Residents/Out of State

For tuition purposes, a non-NM resident out-of-state student is a student whose legal residency is not New Mexico.

1-6 Credit Hours 7-11 Credit Hours 12-18 Credit Hours More than 18 Credit Hours
$43 per credit hour $111 per credit hour $1,332 $1332 + $111 per credit hour above 18