Net Price / Comprehensive Costs

View how Luther compares to public, ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America), and other private colleges and universities in terms of net price / comprehensive costs. (Note: Net price and comprehensive costs are based on 2011-12 data. 2012-13 comprehensive costs are also listed).

Comprehensive costs include in-state tuition, room, board, books, and fees. The information in this section is the most recent data available from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Public University Comparison 2011-12 Net Price / Comprehensive Costs 2012-13 Comprehensive Costs
Iowa State University $13,400 / $18,521 $18,920
University of Northern Iowa $13,778 / $18,876 $19,418
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) $14,516 / $24,050 $25,065
University of Iowa $14,928 / $21,120 $21,832
University of Wisconsin (Madison) $15,317 / $22,449 $23,762
Luther College $24,566 / $45,010 $46,605
ELCA/Private College/University Comparison 2011-12 Net Price / Comprehensive Costs 2012-13 Comprehensive Costs
Augustana (Sioux Falls, S.D.) $18,251 / $35,620 $37,046
Simpson College $19,963 / $38,986 $40,492
Coe College $20,441 / $43,550 $45,520
Cornell College $20,486 / $44,035 $46,135
Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) $21,686 / $39,120 $40,780
Wartburg College $21,848 / $41,510 $43,455
Central College $22,083 / $41,069 $43,491
Gustavus Adolphus $23,054 / $46,120 $48,440
Luther College $24,566 / $45,010 $46,605
Drake University $26,027 / $41,252 $42,696
St. Olaf $27,323 / $48,850  $50,550