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Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Colleges Tuition Comparison

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is a collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which is made up of historically black universities in the Southern United States. It participates in the NCAA's Division I for all sports; in football, it participates in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), still frequently referred to by its former designation of Division I-AA.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best southwestern athletic conference (swac) schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) College Overview
NameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
Alabama A & M University Normal, AL Public, Four or more years 90% 5,628
Alabama State University Montgomery, AL Public, Four or more years 51% 5,383
Alcorn State University Alcorn State, MS Public, Four or more years 83% 3,518
Jackson State University Jackson, MS Public, Four or more years 65% 9,802
Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena, MS Public, Four or more years 23% 2,309
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, AR Public, Four or more years 28% 2,658
Grambling State University Grambling, LA Public, Four or more years 44% 4,541
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View, TX Public, Four or more years 42% 8,315
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge, LA Public, Four or more years 36% 6,401
Texas Southern University Houston, TX Public, Four or more years 45% 8,965

Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools at Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Alabama A & M University $7,770$1,600 $15,540$1,600
Alabama State University $6,936$1,600 $13,872$1,600
Alcorn State University $5,109$1,536 $5,109$1,536
Jackson State University $6,866$2,300 $6,866$2,300
Mississippi Valley State University $5,916$1,400 $5,916$1,400
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff $4,530$1,000 $10,200$1,000
Grambling State University $5,276$1,749 $5,276$1,749
Prairie View A & M University $6,052$1,300 $18,579$1,300
Southern University and A & M College $4,973$1,220 $4,973$1,220
Texas Southern University $1,400$1,450 $13,200$1,450

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Alabama A & M University $8,670$1,600 $15,744$1,600
Alabama State University $10,016$1,600 $18,248$1,600
Alcorn State University $6,386$1,536 $6,386$1,536
Jackson State University $6,886$2,300 $16,841$2,300
Mississippi Valley State University $6,680$1,400 $6,680$1,400
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff $5,992$1,000 $11,704$1,000
Grambling State University $6,822$1,749 $15,845$1,749
Prairie View A & M University $6,915$1,300 $14,470$1,300
Southern University and A & M College $8,484$1,220 $16,930$1,220
Texas Southern University $6,572$1,450 $13,421$1,450

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
Alabama A & M University $8,140$3,790 $8,140$3,790 $3,790
Alabama State University $5,422$3,392 $7,320$4,228 $4,228
Alcorn State University $8,996$5,118 $8,996$6,621 $6,621
Jackson State University $8,226$4,800 $6,100$5,100 $5,100
Mississippi Valley State University $7,177$4,400 $7,177$4,400 $4,400
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff $7,270$2,842 $4,426$3,882 $3,882
Grambling State University $10,020$6,276 $10,020$6,871 $6,871
Prairie View A & M University $8,419$2,552 $7,343$2,552 $2,552
Southern University and A & M College $8,003$3,386 $9,073$3,971 $3,971
Texas Southern University $10,566$4,604 $12,974$4,604 $4,604

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