2020 - 21 Fee Schedule

An important aspect of the Comprehensive fee is out-of-pocket cost. You can find more answers with Financial Aid on their page.  Additional information about certain fees is located below the table as well.

Column title Semester Full Year
Tuition
$22,500
$45,000
Technology Fee
$200 $400
Health and Wellbeing Fee
$105 $210
Co-Curricular Activity Fee
(CAF) -
Waiver Available
$117.50 $235
Full Board
$2,680 $5,360
Room (Full Board Required)
     Super Single
$3,230 $6,460
     Single Room
$3,055 $6,110
     Double Room
$2,375 $4,750
     Quad/Triple
$2,190 $4,380
     Apartment (w/out Kitchen) $2,375 $4,750
Room (Full Board NOT Required)
     Baker Village
$3,175 $6,620
     Prairie House - Double
$2,830 $5,660
     Sustainability House- Double
$2,830 $5,660
     Prairie House - Single
$3,310 $6,620
     Sustainability House - Single
$3,310 $6,620
     Apartment (with Kitchen)
$2,830 $5,660

Additional Fees and Information

Lifetime Academic Transcript Fee $80
Commencement Fee

$30
Tuition per Credit Hour

$1,607
Audit Fee

$205
Itinerant Fee
$455
Enrollment Deposit (Domestic)
$300
Enrollment Deposit (Foreign)
$400
Rochester Year Fee, Nursing
TBA
Extra Credit Hour
$803.50
Music Lesson
     Applied (Private) Lesson- 30 min. weekly
$550
     Group (Class) Lesson
$235
Ensemble Fee (Per Year)
$30
Special Examination Fee
$50
Late Charge
$100
Parking Fee
     General Student Parking
$220
     Commuters
$190
     Jewel Barn Lot
$120

January Term

J-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.

Technology Fee $400

The 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 (CAF) $235

The CAF is 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.

Health and Wellbeing Fee $210

Supports access to a range of prevention, outreach, and education programs and resources that support student well-being. This fee supports increased staffing in the Counseling Service and Wellness Program, access to online therapy resources, new mindfulness spaces on campus, limited no-cost flu shots, and new programs and resources that focus on prevention initiatives around mental health, physical health, healthy relationships, and substance abuse.  All students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours will be charged the Health and Wellbeing Fee, except for itinerant students and high school students enrolled under the postsecondary options act.

Lifetime Transcript Fee $80

The Lifetime Transcript Fee allows for lifetime academic transcripts at no additional charge.  This one-time fee is assessed to all students the first semester of their first year at Luther.  For more information, see Requesting Transcripts.

Commencement Fee $30

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.

Itinerant Fee $455

The Itinerant Fee is charged to students participating in off-campus programs not conducted by Luther College.

Rochester Nursing Fee $540

The Rochester Nursing Fee is for the junior year only and is 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.

Special Examination Fee $50 per course

A mature student may obtain credit in a subject in which he or she has attained mastery through intensive private study or experience by comprehensive examination. Each academic department is responsible for establishing eligibility requirements for the examinations and for administering them. Credit by examination is available for most courses offered on campus but the student should discuss the course requirements with the department head.

Special Course Fee Varies

A limited number of courses charge an additional fee. For specific courses and amounts see the schedule of course offerings published for each term.

The college reserves the right to increase with due notice its student charges 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