Fees & Expenses



Exchange students do not pay tuition to Cal Lutheran, but are responsible for all other expenses and fees and are required to live on-campus.

Fees Due to Cal Lutheran Prior to Arrival

  • Housing deposit: $400. This is a refundable housing deposit and will be returned, less any damage assessments, at completion of residency and fulfillment of contract.

Fees Due to Cal Lutheran on Arrival

  • Campus Housing: $6,470 per semester. Incoming International Exchange Students are placed in our Global Leaders Community at Kramer Court.  
  • Meal plan: $3,300-$3,558 per semester
  • International Student Health Insurance Fee: 
    • $864 for Fall semester
    • $1,056 for Spring semester
  • Student Wellness Fee: $125 per semester
  • ASCLU Fee (student activity): $140 per semester
  • Technology Fee: $140 per semester
  • BookPass Program Fee: $210 per semester

Other Expenses

  • Personal expenses, supplies, and travel costs: approximately $2,300 per 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.