The New Mexico Rate agreement exists between Cochise College and Western New Mexico University. New Mexico residents who attend Cochise College may qualify to be assessed Arizona resident tuition. Likewise, residents attending Western New Mexico University may qualify for New Mexico resident tuition. There is a limited number for each location.
Fill out the new mexico rate application (PDF), or contact the Admissions Office for more information.
Cochise College is a member of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program, which offers a reduced tuition rate of 150% of in-state tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.
Fill out a WUE application (PDF), or contact the Admissions Office for more information.
To find your major or other participating institutions across the United States and Territories go to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education website.
With the Cochise Combo, in-state and WUE students living in the college residence halls are not charged room rates when they register for 16 or more Cochise College credits and purchase meal plan.
Residents of non-WUE states are eligible for Housing Combo (+) Plus, which includes all the benefits of the Cochise Combo housing deal, plus you’ll pay 150% of in-state tuition. Fill out the Housing Combo Plus Tuition Application (PDF), or contact the Admissions Office for more information.
To improve educational opportunities for students of their respective states, Cochise College and the Instituto Tecnológico de Agua Prieta (ITAP) have an agreement in which students can pay resident tuition rates at each institution. This agreement is set to expire June 30, 2017.
Sonoran residents who are eligible to enroll at the resident tuition rate at ITAP are eligible to enroll at Cochise College in Cochise County and pay the same tuition as students from Arizona:
Likewise, Arizona residents who are eligible to enroll at Cochise College and pay in-state tuition can enroll at ITAP and pay the same tuition as students from Sonora. Arizona residents interested in studying at ITAP should call Cochise College’s International Office at (520) 417-4758.
Tuition waivers are available to students from Sonora through an agreement between the Arizona-Mexico Commission and the Comisión Sonora-Arizona. Qualifying students from Sonora who are studying in Arizona may pay in-state tuition for a maximum of two years. Students from Arizona who wish to study in Sonora have a series of educational and living options available.
For more information:
Instituto de Educacion Sonora-Arizona
Calle Guerrero # 39 entre Colosio y Sonora, Colonia Centro, C.P. 83000 Hermosillo, Sonora
Phone/Fax: (662) 289 76 00 Ext. 2401/2383
Secretaría de Educación y Cultura website
Call the Douglas Campus One Stop at (520) 417-4038.
If you are 60 years or older, you may apply for a Golden Apache tuition program as an Arizona resident who lives in Cochise or Santa Cruz County. This program allows a tuition discount of the regular in-state tuition rate and of the online tuition rate. Registration fees, lab fees, bookstore charges, avionics, flight tuition and fees, and non-credit courses are not included in this discount.
Tuition charges will be discounted to the published Golden Apache rate in the college catalog each year. The Golden Apache tuition rate cannot be applied retroactively. Fill out the Golden Apache Tuition Application (PDF), or contact the Admissions Office for more information
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