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 2020 - Spring 2021
Cost Year Total
Tuition (12-18 credits per semester) $45,500
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 $1,470 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 2020-2021
Room Per Semester Year Total
Standard (4-students per suite) - Pederson, Thompson, Mt. Clef, Old West, New West $3,945 $7,890
Kramer, Mogen, University Houses ** $5,655 $11,310
Grace Hall/Trinity Hall ** $6,255 $12,510
Trinity Hall Studio ** $6,570 $13,140

** 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
2020-2021 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 $3,352 per semester
$6,705 year total
210 Block 210 per semester
(avg. 15 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester

$3,322 per semester
$6,645 year total

190 Block 190 per semester
(avg. 12 per week)
$50 per semester 3 per semester $3,110 per semester
$6,220 year total
2020-2021 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 $505 per semester
Combo 50 Meal 50 per semester $200 per semester 0 $755 per semester
Flex 550 (no meals) $600 0 $550
Flex 300 (no meals) $325 0 $300

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. 

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