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Tuition & Fees

The college is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students with current visas. These students are classified as out-of-state and will pay that tuition rate.

  Fall Spring Year
Cost of Attending Otero College per Year 2022-2023 (15 credits per semester)
Tuition: ($260.40 per credit hour) $3911.25 $3911.25 $7822.50
Otero All Student Fee: $242.50 $242.50 $485
International Student Fees: $130 $130 $260
Living Expenses: (Double Room in Wunsch Hall + 19 meal plan) $4240 $4240 $8,480
Housing Deposit: (Refunded at end of spring term) $100 - $100
Books/Supplies: $500 $500 $1000
Health Insurance:  $750 $750 $1500
TOTAL (Estimated Cost Per Year): $19,647.50

Students must show proof of $19,980  USD on their I-20:  $9,000 Tuition/Fees;  $8,480 Room & Board; $2,500 Books/Insurance.

LewerMark Insurance—All international students will be enrolled in the LewerMark policy through Otero College and will received their insurance cards upon their arrival.  The cost of insurance will be added to the students Otero account.

Scholarship Options

Franzman International Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Seth and Barbara Franzman for the benefit of a deserving second-year (sophomore) international student to assist with funds necessary to continue their education at Otero College, and to promote a positive international culture in the College community.

International Academic/Leadership Scholarship*

Current Otero international students who have received the distinction of being on the President’s List, have demonstrated leadership and have been active in community service can apply for this scholarship award of $500 toward the following semester at Otero.

International Spirit Scholarship Application*

Current Otero international students who have received the distinction of being on the Institutional Recognition Honors List, have been active in community service and have demonstrated and fostered opportunities to reach across cultural borders to promote international understanding can apply for this scholarship award of $250 toward the following semester at Otero.

Student Life Scholarship

A $500 per semester tuition scholarship to students who select to live in Otero on-campus housing and participate in Student Life activities and events.

Searchable Financial Aid Databases for International Students

The links below are to public scholarship databases on the internet geared toward use by Americans wanting to study abroad and international students wanting to study in the United States. Please look closely at the criteria to find those that might best suit you.

 

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