Incoming first-year students: your admission form must be approved before tuition may be paid.

Tuition is paid at the time of enrollment.

2022 Tuition Rates

SCMS is a three-year commitment. First- and second-year students attend one in-person and two virtual-live terms (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023) for the current school year. Third-year students attend one in-person and one virtual-live term (Spring 2022) for their final school year.

Tuition is paid annually.

The market value of SCMS tuition is $5,000. Your support of the credit union system through state or regional association or CUNA membership allows us to provide this exceptional experience.

Early Bird Tuition (before May 30)

$3,600 per student

Regular Tuition (June 1 - June 24)

$4,100 per student

After June 24, additional fees may apply.

Tuition Includes:

  • In-person, virtual-live, and pre-recorded microlearning course instruction
  • Comprehensive course materials
  • cuLEAD360 annual subscription ($300 value)
  • In-person term (July)
    • 5-night stay in dorm
    • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks
    • Orientation dinner
    • Commencement brunch and ceremony for third-year students
  • Year-round, individual, student counseling/mentoring

Additional Expenses:

  • Travel and some meals for in-person term
  • Up to $100 for textbooks
  • Up to $150 for class-hosted activities
  • Optional scholarship fundraising activities


Multiple scholarships are available. Learn more about these opportunities.


All cancellations must be received in writing by May 22 to receive a full refund. Cancellation made between May 23 and June 6 will receive a refund less a $1,500 academic administration fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after June 6. Substitutions for first-year students will be accepted prior to June 7.

Please provide a brief explanation for the cancellation and the student name, email address, and a brief explanation of the cancellation via email to Janine McBee, SCMS Director.

Southwest CUNA Management School reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the event due to unforeseen circumstances. If the school is rescheduled to another date or modified (virtual or hybrid), tuition will automatically transfer. If the school is rescheduled or the location is changed and you are unable to attend, tuition will be refunded.



Contact Janine McBee, CUDE at 469-385-6634 for additional information.

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