Service Academy Sponsored Prep One-Year Costs

SY 15/16


In-state Tuition Rates Shown (YEARLY Costs)

Regular Cost (click for breakout)

All foundation scholarship cadets receive in-state tuition


AoG  Scholarship:

NMMI Scholarship:



Your Cost**


Falcon Foundation Award

NMMI Scholarship



Your Cost**



Naval Academy Foundation
(Based on family financial status. These figures are illustrative only**)

NMMI Scholarship

$0 - $7,000***




Your Cost**

  $11,719 - $2,719**



NMMI Scholarship

$4,000 ($2,000 per semester****)


     Your Cost**


*This chart is for Sponsored Preps only. Self Preps/Free Agents will pay in-state or out-of-state tuition depending on their actual residency status. Costs include: Tuition, Room, Board, Lap Top Computer Rental Fee, Uniforms, and other fixed fees. Regular Cost (click for breakout) Personal expenses are not shown.

**Individual grants, loans and scholarships may reduce costs further. Cadets (regardless of branch of service) who satisfy all Army ROTC requirements may receive approximately $750.00 in the second semester to reduce costs. Cadets with a New Mexico High School diploma may receive additional scholarships above and beyond those shown (i.e. Legislative, Lottery scholarships etc.)

***Naval Academy Foundation scholarships are awarded based on need. Dollar amounts shown are "typical". Your award may be higher or lower.

**** Award of the second semester scholarship is based on the GPA of the first semester.


These figures do not take into account any other monies that are available to reduce your cost, if qualified, such as:

1. Pell Grants - Awarded to qualified applicants for amounts from $100 to $5,775

2. Direct Loan $3,500 first year

3. Federal Parents Loan (PLUS) may cover the remaining cost of attendance, if qualified

4. Federal Work Study Program (FWSP) to qualified applicants

5. Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) to qualified applicants

6. Band Scholarships


All applicants should apply for FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student AidThis form is used to determine the amount of money a family is expected to contribute to the price of attending a postsecondary institution. The results of the FAFSA are used in determining student grants, work study, and loan amounts.  NMMI has many other scholarships available to qualified applicants. Apply online FREE to see what other scholarships you qualify for!


Questions about costs/payments may be directed to a cadets' financial advisor (click here)?

Questions about Financial Aid (click here)?

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-If you have questions about the NMMI Service Academy Preparatory Program, please contact SCPO Charles Scott, 575-624-8480 or e-mail