Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

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97% of new students received financial aid last year. Learn about costs and financial aid options to see what you might actually pay.

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Fall 2019 - Spring 2020
Cost Year Total
Tuition (12-18 credits per semester) $43,900
Student Fees (non-refundable) $482

Students with part time status (1-11 credits per semester) or credits taken in excess of 18 per semester are charged at $1,420 per credit.

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 Costs
Housing Costs for 2019-2020
Room Per Semester Year Total
Standard Residence Halls $3,795 $7,590
Kramer Court ** $5,465 $10,930
Mogen Hall ** $5,465 $10,930
Grace Hall/Trinity Hall ** $6,075 $12,150
Trinity Hall Studio ** $6,380 $12,760

** 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
2019-2020 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 $3,255 per semester
$6,510 year total
210 Block 210 per semester
(avg. 15 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester

$3,225 per semester
$6,450 year total

190 Block 190 per semester
(avg. 12 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester $3,020 per semester
$6,040 year total
2019-2020 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 $490 per semester
Combo 50 Meal 50 per semester $200 per semester 0 $735 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.


View the estimated cost of attendance including books, personal expenses, and transportation.


Other one-time costs

Audit Fee: One half the tuition listed above

Late Registration Fee: $50
for registration submitted after the add/drop deadline

Late Transaction Fee: $50
for employer reimbursement applications received after the second week of the semester

Transcript Fee: $5.00 minimum
additional fees may apply, refer to the Registrar's site.

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.

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