Tuition & Costs
Cost Of Attendance
2020-2021 Estimated Cost of Attendance
PER SEMESTER PER YEAR Tuition (Undergraduate) $15,725 $31,450 Student Services Fee $200 $400 Residence Hall
Traditional Residence Hall with Roommate
$2,995 $5,990 Meal Plan
Standard meal plan, 15 meals per week
$2,350 $4,700 Total $21,270 $42,540
Tuition and Fees - The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical student based on enrolling for 30 hours per year (i.e., two semesters at 12-18 hours per semester). The actual costs that a student incurs may vary depending on the student's degree or certificate program.
Residence Hall Room and Meal Plan - An estimate of the cost of living in a traditional residence hall with a standard meal plan. See the Summary of Charges page for additional housing and meal plan options and cost information.
Books - The average cost of books is $500 per semester ($1000 per year). The cost varies based on the type and amount of classes taken during the semester. While books are an expense, they are NOT included on the student's bill.
Summary Of Charges
2020-2021 Summary of Charges
Tuition and Fees
FALL SPRING TOTAL Undergraduate Tuition (12-18 hours each semester) $15,725 $15,725 $31,450 (Under 12 or over 18 hours – $1010 per hour) Graduate Tuition $1,085/hour $1,085/hour Student Services Fee $200 $200 $400
Housing Costs (Standard Rate)
Halls / Apartments FALL SPRING TOTAL RESIDENCE HALLS Centennial Hall 1 $2,995 $2,995 $5,990 Baldus and Clifton 1 $2,995 $2,995 $5,990 Trinity (small) 1 $2,650 $2,650 $5,300 Trinity (large) 1 $3,070 $3,070 $6,140 Seguin 1 $2,650 $2,650 $5,300 Hahn 1 $2,125 $2,125 $4,250 Knutson 1 $2,650 $2,650 $5,300 APARTMENT BUILDINGS Brandes, Kramer, Lange, and Steger- Apts #3-8 (efficiency apartments; double room occupancy) $2,440 $2,440 $4,880 Brandes, Kramer, Lange, and Steger- Apts #3-8 ( single rooms occupancy, must purchase meal plan A or B) 2 $2,820 $2,820 $5,640 Linne, Renger and Strunk (full apartments) $2,650 $2,650 $5,300 Bogisch, Glazener, Lange (family housing for students with a spouse and/or children) $4,175 $4,175 $8,350
1 Standard room rates are based on double occupancy.
2 Rate for students with Meal Plan A or B. Rate increases to $4,050 per semester if on Meal Plan C or D.
TOTAL A Carte Blanche 150 $2,680 $2,680 $5,360 B 15 Meals / Week 150 $2,350 $2,350 $4,700 C 10 Meals / Week 250 $2,350 $2,350 $4,700 D 40 Meals / Semester 450 $890 $890 $1,780
Note: Bulldog Bucks may be purchased to supplement your meal plan. Meal Plan costs include a sales tax of 8.25%.
FALL SPRING TOTAL Private Music Lesson (1 per week) $245 $245 $490
Audit (per semester hour) $100 Career Planning Registration $25 Enrollment Deposit $400 Housing Cancellation Fee $500 Late Registration $100 Late Registration for Summer $25 Late Payment Fee $50 Music Fees (one private lesson/week) $245/semester Music Fees (two private lesson/week) $490/semester Scuba Diving/Dive Master Certification $250 Replacement Diploma $50 Transcript of Record (mailed copy) $7.25 Transcript of Record (digital copy) $8.25
Option I: Payment in Full
Full payment is due by August 10 or a designated date for late registrants. After total financial aid is subtracted from charges, any remaining balance must be paid out-of-pocket if this option is being selected.
Option II: Payment Plan
Payment of the net balance after all proceeds from financial aid have been applied may be made in four installments per semester as outlined below:
Percent of Net Semester Balance Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Payment 1 40% Aug. 10 Jan. 4 Payment 2 20% Sep. 15 Feb. 15 Payment 3 20% Oct. 15 March 15 Payment 4 20% Nov. 16 April 15
Monthly Payment Plan is subject to a $50 fee.
Option III: Parent PLUS Loan
Parent PLUS Loans are available for parents of dependent students, and alternative loans are available for independent students.
Payments can be made on the student portal MyTLU (login required) and in-person at the Student Financial Services office, located in the Beck Center.
TLU accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.