Tuition and Fees

Costs for 2024–25

Tuition $51,140
Housing (Double Room) $5,450
Food $6,080
Technology Fee $450
Health & Wellbeing Fee $250
Student Activity Fee$280
Total Comprehensive Fee$63,650

Information regarding the calculation of our per credit hour rate for Department of Defense MOU purposes.

DescriptionPer SemesterFull Year
Technology Fee$225$450
Health and Wellbeing Fee$125$250
Co-Curricular Activity Fee$140$280
Housing (Full Food Plan Required)
    Super Single$3,610$7,220
    Single Room$3,420$6,840
    Double Room$2,640$5,280
    Apartment (w/out Kitchen) - triple$2,470$4,940
    Apartment (w/out Kitchen) - double$2,640$5,280
Housing (Full Food Plan NOT Required)
    Baker Village$3,750$7,500
    Prairie House - Double$3,230$6,460
    Sustainability House - Double$3,230$6,460
    Prairie House - Single$3,750$7,500
    Apartment (w/Kitchen)$3,230$6,460
    Rochester - Single$3,810$7,620
    Rochester Double (interior)$2,780$5,560
    Rochester Double (corner)$3,210$6,420

Other Costs to Consider

  • Estimated Books $1,040
  • Applied Music Lessons $650 per credit

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.

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The Value of a Luther Education

  • All Luther students participate in distinctive, hands-on learning: internships, research, study abroad, student teaching, or service learning.
  • â…” of Luther students study abroad during their time at Luther.
  • 95 percent of Luther grads are employed, in graduate school, or engaged in an internship or volunteer work within 8 months of graduating.

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Complete the FAFSA beginning December 31, 2023 and see just how affordable Luther College can be. Use Luther’s school code of 001874.

100% of Luther students receive financial assistance. The average total assistance offered to qualifying new students was $48,886 in fall 2023.

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Main 27
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

Phone: 563-387-1018
Fax: 563-387-2241