Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

As you learned in Financial Aid 101, there are direct and indirect costs. Learn more about those here, and then get a personalized estimate by using our Net Price Calculator. 

Tuition, Room, and Board (direct costs)

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Fees for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Status  Per Semester Year Total
Full time (12-18 units per semester) $18,990 $37,980
Full time with Additional Units (any units in excess of 18 per semester) $18,990 
plus $1,220 for every unit over 18
$37,980 
plus $1,220 for every unit over 18
Part time (1-11 unit per semester) $1,220 per unit $1,220 per unit
Student Fees (non-refundable)* $225 $450

* Includes ASCLU and Technology Fees.

All fees are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to change, delete or add to this pricing schedule as deemed appropriate. Transcripts and diploma will not be released for any student who has an outstanding balance owed to Cal Lutheran.

Housing

Housing Costs for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Room Per Semester Year Total
Standard Residence Halls $3,435 $6,870
Kramer** $4,775 $9,550
Mogen ** $4,775 $9,550
Grace Hall/Trinity Hall ** $5,470 $10,940
Trinity Hall Studio ** $5,770 $11,540

** Residents in Kramer, Mogen, Grace, and Trinity Halls are not required to purchase a meal plan. Visit our Housing website for more information.

All fees are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to change, delete or add to this pricing schedule as deemed appropriate. Transcripts and diploma will not be released for any student who has an outstanding balance owed to Cal Lutheran.

Meal Plans

Mandatory Plans for students living in standard residence halls
Plan Meals Flex Dollars Guest Meals Cost
19 Meal Plan 19 per week
(285 per semester)
$50 per semester 3 per semester $2,935 per semester
$5,870 year total
210 Block 210 per semester
(avg. 15 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester

$2,910 per semester
$5,820 year total

190 Block 190 per semester
(avg. 12 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester $2,725 per semester
$5,450 year total
Voluntary Plans for commuter students or students living in apartment-style residence halls
Plan Meals Flex Dollars Guest Meals Cost
Combo 25 Meal

25 per semester

$200 per semester 0 $450 per semester
Combo 50 Meal 50 per semester $200 per semester 0 $680 per semester
Flex 500 (no meals) $560 0 $500
Flex 250 (no meals) $265 0 $250

Unused meals for Mandatory and Voluntary Plans expire at the end of each semester. All fees are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to change, delete or add to this pricing schedule as deemed appropriate. Transcripts and diploma will not be released for any student who has an outstanding balance owed to Cal Lutheran.

Total Cost of Attendance (includes indirect costs)

The estimated total cost of attendance for undergraduate students includes additional expenditures, such as transportation, books and personal expenses, which are not paid to the university.

Total Costs

Cost of Attendance for Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  On-Campus With Parent(s) 
(Dependent)
Off-Campus 
(Independent)
Tuition* $37,980 $37,980 $37,980
Fees $450 $450 $450
Housing/Food (Room and Board) $14,170** $4,770 $11,970
Books and Supplies $1,764 $1,764 $1,764
Transportation $855 $1,125 $1,269
Personal Expenses $2,322 $3,159 $2,898
Loan Fees $100 $100 $100
Total $57,641 $49,348 $56,431

* Tuition is based on full-time enrollment, 12-18 units per semester.

** The costs above are an average of various room and meal plan expenses. Charges will vary based on your actual residence hall and meal plan.

NOTE: Tuition and fees are paid directly to CLU. If living on-campus, Room and Board are paid directly to Cal Lutheran. Cost figures are subject to annual increase.

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator provides an early approximation of what a new first-year, undergraduate student can expect to pay to attend Cal Lutheran, including average financial aid packages.

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