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Tuition & Costs

2023-2024 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Living
On Campus
Undergraduate Living
At Home
Undergraduate Living
Off Campus
Tuition 12-18 Hours$34,300$34,300$34,300
Student Services Fee$420$420$420
Technology Fee$200$200$200
Residence Hall (traditional room with roommate)$6,530$1,820$8,700
Meals (Standard plan of 15 meals per week)$5,350$1,430$5,940
Books/Supplies (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)$1,000$1,000$1,000
Misc./Personal (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)$2,550$2,550$2,600
Transportation (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)$1,100$1,400$3,320

TLU offers generous academic scholarships ranging from $20,000 per year to $25,000 per year, and your application for admission also serves as your scholarship application.

Learn More About Our Scholarships


  • Tuition and Fees - The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical undergraduate 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.
  • 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.

2023-2024 Housing & Meal Plan Costs

Housing Costs

Hall/ApartmentsDouble Occupancy
(per semester)
(per semester)
Small Single
(per semester)
Centennial Hall$3,265


Baldus and Clifton$3,265$5,715$4,080
Trinity (small)$2,885$5,050
Trinity (large)$3,350$5,860
Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger (full apartments 1-2)$2,880$5,040
Brandes, Kramer, Lange, and Steger

(efficiency apartments 3-8)

Brandes, Kramer, Lange, and Steger

(super single rooms only; must purchase Meal Plan A or B)


Linne, Renger, and Strunk (full apartments)

Bogisch, Glazener$4,560
Meal PlansDining Dollars included
with Meal Plan
(per semester)
Meal Plan Cost
(per semester)

Meal Plan A: Carte Blanche

Meal Plan B: 15 Meals/Week$150$2,675
Meal Plan C: 12 Meals/Week$250$2,675
Meal Plan D: 40 Meals/Semester$450$1,010
  • Students living in the residence halls must select among Meal Plans A, B, or C.
  • Students living in campus apartments may select among all four meal plans or may select no meal plan.
  • Students may change their selected meal plan without penalty during the first week of classes each semester, but no changes may be made to meal plans after TLU's drop/add date.
  • All meal plan changes must be made through the Meal Plan Change form located on MyTLU under the Residence Life forms tab.
  • Questions about residence halls or meal plans? Contact

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Payment Options

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, and Discover.

Option I: Payment in Full

Full payment is due by August 2 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 BalanceFall 2023Spring 2024
Payment 140%Aug. 1Jan. 2
Payment 220%Sep. 15Feb. 15
Payment 320%Oct. 15March 15
Payment 420%Nov. 15April 15

Monthly Payment Plan is subject to a $50 fee.

Option III: PLUS & Alternative Loans

PLUS Loans are available for parents of dependent students as well as graduate students. Alternative loans are available for students (including international and DACA students), parents, and some are available to other individuals willing to borrow for a student.

Special Fees

Special Fees
Audit a class (per semester hour)$100
Career Planning Registration (Pathway Pursuit)$25
Housing Cancellation Fee$500
Installment/Payment Plan Fee$50
Late Registration$100
Late Registration for Summer$25
Late Payment Fee$15
Mountain Biking$150
Music Lesson Fees (one private lesson/week)$250/semester
Music Lesson Fees (two private lessons/week)$500/semester
Nursing ATI Fee Graduate$500/semester
Nursing ATI Fee Undergraduate$625/semester
Replacement ID Card$25
Scuba Diving/Dive Master Certification$300
Replacement Diploma$75
Transcript of Record (mailed copy)$7.25
Transcript of Record (digital copy)


Special fees are charged through the student's account and are refundable prior to the first day of class each semester.

Additional Expenses

Additional expenses are estimated costs that students may incur but are not charged to the student's account. Students can ask for an increase in the financial aid cost of attendance in order to borrow additional loans to cover these expenses, but no scholarships/grants are available.

All Students
Background Check$45
Convenience Fee2.7% of amount charged
Pay Now Fee$2
Payment Plan Fee$50/semester
Nursing Students
Background Check$45
CPR Training$75
Castle Branch Fee$75/$35
Exam Soft$38/semester
Nurse Kit & Stethoscope$239
NCLEX Exam$375
TEAS Test$115/test
ABSN Books$625/semester
SNA Membership$10/year

2022-2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance

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Student Financial Services

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Seguin, TX 78155