Tuition and Fees

Cost

The comprehensive fee for the 2020-21 academic year is $55,720. This breaks down as follows:

  • Tuition $45,000
  • Double Room $4,750
  • Board $5,360
  • Technology Fee $400
  • Health & Wellbeing Fee $210

Other Costs to Consider

  • Estimated Books $1,040
  • Co-curricular Activity Fee (optional) $235
  • Applied Music Lessons $550 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.

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.
  • 87 percent of alumni report that they find their current job satisfying.

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

98% of Luther students receive financial assistance


Over 64% of Luther students qualified for need-based aid averaging over $40,677 in total assistance.


85% of Luther students received a merit based scholarship or award.

Complete the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA after October 1, 2019 and see just how affordable Luther College can be. Use Luther’s school code of 001874.

Learn more about how to apply for aid.