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Tuition & Costs

2022-2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Living
On Campus
Undergraduate Living
At Home
Undergraduate Living
Off Campus
Tuition 12-18 Hours$33,300$33,300$33,300
Student Services Fee$420$420$420
Technology Fee$200$200$200
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.

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. 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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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 2021Spring 2022
Payment 140%Aug. 2Jan. 3
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
Enrollment Deposit (for incoming students)$400
Housing Cancellation Fee$500
Installment/Payment Plan Fee$50
Late Registration$100
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
Replacement Diploma$50
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

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