Tuition and Fees


The comprehensive fee for the 2015-16 academic year is $46,590. This breaks down as follows:

  • Tuition $38,940
  • Room $3,300
  • Board $4,350

Other Costs to Consider

  • Estimated Books $1,040
  • Technology Fee (mandatory) $250
  • Co-curricular Activity Fee (optional) $210
  • Private Music Lessons $475 per semester

Families who plan to borrow toward the cost of education may choose to request an additional $3,015 to help offset expected transportation and personal expenses.

The Value of a Luther Education

Visit the Outcomes site to learn more about the value of a Luther College education. Here are a few highlights:

  • All Luther students participate in distinctive, hands-on learning: internships, research, study abroad, student teaching, or service learning.
  • 66–75 percent of Luther students study abroad during their time at Luther.
  • 96-98 percent of Luther grads are employed, in graduate school, or engaged in an internship or volunteer work within 8 months of graduating.
  • 92 percent of alumni report that they find their current job satisfying.

For additional cost information, visit the website of Financial Services (the department that handles student billing).

Complete the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA after January 1, 2015 and see just how affordable Luther College can be. Use Luther’s school code of 001874.

Learn more about how to apply for aid.

98% of Luther students receive financial assistance. Over 65% of Luther students qualified for need-based aid averaging over ,000 in total assistance. 84% of Luther students received a merit based scholarship or award.