2024-25 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.

Please see Refund Policy for more information on refunds for withdrawals or dropping classes.

DescriptionPer SemesterFull Year
Tuition$25,570$51,140
Technology Fee$225$450
Health and Wellbeing Fee$125$250
Student Activity Fee$140$280
Full Board$3,040$6,080
Room (Full Board Required):
    Super Single$3,730$7,460
    Single Room$3,535$7,070
    Double Room$2,725$5,450
    Quad/Triple$2,555$5,110
    Apartment (w/out Kitchen) - double$2,725$5,450
    Apartment (w/out Kitchen) - triple$2,555$5,110
Room (Full Board NOT Required):
    Baker Village$3,875$7,750
    Sustainability House - Double$3,335$6,670
    Prairie House - Double$3,335$6,670
    Prairie House - Single$3,875$7,750
    Apartment (w/Kitchen)$3,335$6,670
    Rochester - Single$3,935$7,870
    Rochester Double (interior)$2,870$5,740
    Rochester Double (corner)$3,315$6,630

DescriptionPer Occurrence
Enrollment Deposit (Domestic)$300
Enrollment Deposit (Foreign)$400
Lifetime Academic Transcript Fee (one-time)$130
Commencement Fee (one-time)$70
Course Audit Fee$300
Itinerant Fee$550
Music Lessons:
    Applied (Private) Lesson - 30 min weekly$650
    Group (Class) Lesson$280
Ensemble Fee$45
Music Recital Streaming Fee$60
Special Examination Fee$50
Late Charge (monthly)$100
Annual Parking Permit:
    General Student Parking$260
    Commuters$230
    Jewel Barn Lot$160
Tuition per Credit Hour$1,830
Extra Credit Hour$915
Rochester Nursing Fee$560

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 $450

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.  Fee is non-refundable and cannot be waived.

Student Activity Fee $280

The Student Activity Fee is charged to all full-time students, excluding those registered for study away and student teaching. Payment of this fee supports the Student Senate, Student Activities Council, and admittance to Center Stage Series events.  Additional information on sponsored activities and events can be found on Student Activities. Fee is non-refundable and cannot be waived.

Health and Well-being Fee $250

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, 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.  Fee is non-refundable and cannot be waived.

Lifetime Transcript Fee $130

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 $70

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 $550

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

Rochester Nursing Fee $560

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