2018 - 19 Fee Schedule

Admission Deposit     300.00
Admission Deposit—a nonrefundable enrollment deposit required of accepted applicants.  For more information about deposits.

Readmit Enrollment Deposit    300.00
Readmit Enrollment Deposit - a nonrefundable enrollment deposit only for students who had their admission deposit returned to them and are being readmitted to Luther.

Comprehensive Fee (tuition 41,950.00; room 4,420.00; board 5,040.00; technology fee 340.00)
Comprehensive Fee—students are billed for one-half of the comprehensive fee prior to the beginning of first semester and one-half prior to the beginning of second semester. January Term is a tuition, room, and board free term. There is no charge for January Term tuition as long as a student is a full-time, degree-seeking student paying the full-time tuition charge either fall semester or spring semester. There is no charge for January Term room as long as the student lives in the residence hall for the entire fall or spring semester. There is no charge for January Term board as long as the student participates in a full board plan for the entire fall or spring semester.

Commuter Comprehensive Fee (tuition only 41,950.00; technology fee 340.00)
Commuters—students not living in residence halls, Baker Village, Prairie Houses, or Sustainability Houses. Commuters are charged tuition. Partial board plans are available for an additional charge.

Quad/Triple Room*                     4,080.00
Double Room*
Single Room*                                5,680.00
Super Single Room*                    6,010.00
Apartment without kitchen*    4,420.00

*Full Board (meal plan) is required—students living in these residence halls are charged tuition, room, and board.  For more information about:  Room or Board

Baker Village                                                 6,150.00
Prairie House-Double Room**                 5,260.00
Sustainability House Double Room**
Prairie House Single Room**
Sustainability House Single Room**
Apartment with kitchen**
**No board (meal plan) is required—students living in these residence halls are charged only tuition and room. Partial board plans are available for an additional charge. For more information about:  Room or Board

Full Board     5,040.00
For more information about board plans.

Technology Fee     340.00
Technology Fee—provides and enhances access to a wide variety of technologies supporting curricular and residential life for all Luther students. Access to Internet bandwidth, web-based resources, academic computing labs and software, multimedia equipment, and services to support these technologies are all supported through this fee. All students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours will be charged the technology fee, except for itinerant students and high school students enrolled under the postsecondary options act.

Co-Curricular Activities Fee (optional)     225.00
Co-curricular Activities Fee (CAF)—charged to all full-time students, including those registered for off-campus programs. Payment of this fee entitles students to free or reduced admission to events sponsored by the Student Activities Council and by the Campus Programming Office. Students not wishing to participate in this program must complete a CAF decline form and return it to the Office for Financial Services by August 10, in order to have this fee canceled. For more information about the CAF.

Rochester Year Fee, Nursing (junior year only)     530.00
Rochester Nursing Fee—used to cover additional costs of the on-site nursing program such as: additional classroom and office space, Luther faculty traveling back and forth to the program, and Rochester nursing faculty costs.

Extra Hours Fee     749.00/credit hour
Extra Hours Fee—charged for each hour in excess of 36 credit hours.   For more information about extra credit hours.

Part-Time Tuition (11 semester hours or less)
Regular (for degree seeking students)     1,498/hour
Reduced rate (on space available basis only) for:
Decorah area residents not seeking a degree (limited to one course per term)     749.00/hour
Graduates (baccalaureate degree or higher)     749.00/hour

Audit fee (per course; limited to one course per term)     175.00

Music Lesson Fees (per semester)
Applied Lesson, 1/2 hour per week                 510.00
Group Lessons                                         215.00
Music Lessons—Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are classified by the music department as full-time music majors, will be awarded one music lesson grant per semester to cover the cost of a music lesson, up to a maximum of seven semesters. This maximum will be reduced by the number of music lesson scholarships awarded during the first year. For students majoring in elementary education with an academic endorsement in music, a maximum of four music lesson fees (one per semester) will be covered by a music lesson grant. This policy does not apply to piano or voice labs (music 115, 116, 117).  For more information about music lessons.

Ensemble Fee     20.00 per year

Special Examination Fee     50.00

Late Charge Per Month     100.00
For more information about late charges.

Lifetime Academic Transcript Fee     70.00
Lifetime Transcript Fee—allows for lifetime academic transcripts at no additional charge.  For more information about transcripts.

Commencement Fee      30.00
The commencement fee covers the cost of commencement-related services and resources, including cap, gown and diploma cover. This one-time fee is assessed to all students the first semester of their first year at Luther.  Whether a student intends to participate in commencement ceremonies or not, this fee will be assessed and cannot be refunded.

Itinerant Fee, per program     430.00
Itinerant Fee—charged to students participating in off-campus programs not conducted by Luther College. The fee is $430.00 per academic program (semester or yearlong).

Special Course Fees     varies
Special Course Fee—a limited number of courses charge an additional fee. For specific courses and amounts see the schedule of course offerings published for each term.

Parking Permit Fee    200.00
Commuters                   180.00
Jewel Barn Lot             100.00
For more information about parking permits

The college reserves the right to increase its student charges with due notice should economic conditions necessitate an additional charge. The college also reserves the right to withhold transcript of record, certification of graduation, and/or certification of credits until all college obligations have been fully settled