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Tuition & Costs

2021-2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition (Undergraduate)$16,175$32,350
Student Services Fee$210$420
Technology Fee$100$200

Residence Hall (Traditional room with roommate)

Meal Plan (Standard plan of 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)$550$1,100

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.

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2021-2022 Summary of Charges (Tuition, Fees, Room & Board)

Undergraduate Tuition (12-18 hours each semester)

Note: Under 12 or over 18 hours is $1,070 per hour

Graduate Tuition ($1,115 per hour)
Student Services Fee$210$210$420
Technology Fee$100$100$200

HOUSING COSTS Double Occupancy

(per semester)


(per semester)

Small Single

(per semester)

Centennial Hall$3,080$5,435N/A
Baldus & Clifton Halls$3,080$5,435$4,525

Trinity Hall (small)

Trinity Hall (large)$3,160$5,535N/A
Seguin Hall$2,725$4,770N/A
Knutson Hall$2,725$4,770$3,975

Hahn Hall



(per semester)


(per semester)


(per semester)

Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger

(efficiency apartments 3-8)

Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger

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

Brandes, Kramer, Lange, Steger

(full apartments 1-2)

Linne, Renger, Strunk$2,725$4,775N/A
Bogisch, Glazener$2,150$4,300N/A
MEAL PLAN OPTIONS AND COSTSDining Dollars included with Meal Plan

(per semester)

Meal Plan Cost

(per semester)

Plan A: Carte Blanche$150$2,760
Plan B: 15 meals per week$150$2,420
Plan C: 12 meals per week$250$2,420
Plan D: 40 meals per week$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

Payment Options

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 BalanceFall 2020Spring 2021
Payment 140%Aug. 10Jan. 4
Payment 220%Sep. 15Feb. 15
Payment 320%Oct. 15March 15
Payment 420%Nov. 16April 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.

2020-2021 Costs

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