Tuition & Costs
2022-2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance
|Undergraduate Living |
|Undergraduate Living |
|Undergraduate Living |
|Tuition 12-18 Hours||$33,300||$33,300||$33,300|
|Student Services Fee||$420||$420||$420|
|Residence Hall (traditional room with roommate)||$6,340||$1,820||$6,330|
|Meals (Standard plan of 15 meals per week)||$4,990||$1,830||$4,700|
|Books/Supplies (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)||$1,000||$1,000||$1,000|
|Misc./Personal (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)||$1,400||$1,400||$1,400|
|Transportation (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)||$1,100||$1,400||$1,400|
TLU offers generous academic scholarships ranging from $12,000 per year to $22,000 per year, and your application for admission also serves as your scholarship application.
- 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. 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.
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Use our customized Net Price Calculator to help you and your family estimate your financial aid options at TLU. Make sure you complete the entire process to ensure the best possible results.
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 Balance||Fall 2021||Spring 2022|
|Payment 1||40%||Aug. 2||Jan. 3|
|Payment 2||20%||Sep. 15||Feb. 15|
|Payment 3||20%||Oct. 15||March 15|
|Payment 4||20%||Nov. 15||April 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.
|Audit a class (per semester hour)||$100|
|Career Planning Registration (Pathway Pursuit)||$25|
|Enrollment Deposit (for incoming students)||$400|
|Housing Cancellation Fee||$500|
|Installment/Payment Plan Fee||$50|
|Late Registration for Summer||$25|
|Late Payment Fee||$50|
|Music Lesson Fees (one private lesson/week)||$250/semester|
|Music Lesson Fees (two private lessons/week)||$500/semester|
|Replacement ID Card||$25|
|Scuba Diving/Dive Master Certification||$300|
|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.
2021-2022 Cost of Attendance & Summary Charges
2021-2022 Cost Of Attendance
2021-2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance
PER SEMESTER PER YEAR Tuition (Undergraduate) $16,175 $32,350 Student Services Fee $210 $420 Technology Fee $100 $200 Residence Hall
Traditional Residence Hall with Roommate
$3,080 $6,160 Meal Plan
Standard meal plan, 15 meals per week
$2,420 $4,840 Books/Supplies (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill) $500 $1,000 Misc/Personal (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill) $665 $1,330 Transportation (Estimate - will not appear on tuition bill)
$1,100 Total $23,700 $47,400
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.
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.
2021-2022 Summary Of Charges
2021-2022 Summary of Charges
Tuition and Fees
FALL SPRING TOTAL Undergraduate Tuition (12-18 hours each semester) $16,175 $16,175 $32,350 (Under 12 or over 18 hours – $1010 per hour) Graduate Tuition (Concurrent & Non-MA Education and direct entry block rate tuition for 12-18 hours) $1,115/hour $1,115/hour Graduate - Masters of Education $500/hour $500/hour ABSN (generally 15 hours/semester) $875/hour $875/hour Alternative Teacher Certification Program $355/hour $355/hour Student Services Fee (applies to all students) $210 $210 $420
Housing Costs (Standard Rate)
Halls / Apartments Double Occupancy (per semester) Single (per semester) Small Single (per semester) RESIDENCE HALLS Centennial Hall 1 $3,080 $5,435 N/A Baldus and Clifton 1 $3,080 $5,435 $4,525 Trinity (small) 1 $2,725 $4,685 N/A Trinity (large) 1 $3,160 $5,535
Seguin 1 $2,725 $4,770 N/A Hahn 1
$2,185 N/A Knutson 1 $2,725 $4,770 $3,975 CAMPUS APARTMENTS 4-person
2-person (per semester) Single (per semester) Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger (efficiency apartments 3-8) $2,510 $4,395 N/A Brandes, Kramer, Lange, and Steger (super single rooms only, must purchase Meal Plan A or B)
$2,900 N/A Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger (full apartments 1-2) $2,725 $4,775 N/A Linne, Renger and Strunk (full apartments) $2,725 $4,775 N/A Bogisch, Glazener $2,150 $4,300 N/A
Included with Meal Plan (per semester)
Meal Plan Cost (per semester) A Carte Blanche 150 $2,760 B 15 Meals / Week 150 $2,420 C 12 Meals / Week 250 $2,420 D 40 Meals / Semester 450 $915
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 email@example.com.
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