Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees – Undergraduate

While the thought of paying for higher education can be overwhelming, LCU is committed to keeping costs low and value high in order to honor the financial investment students and families make in pursuit of a university education and degree.

Our price point and financial aid packages make an LCU education one of the most cost-effective four-year institutions in the entire Midwest.

Below, you’ll see the breakdown of the tuition and other institutional costs for students at LCU.

This table and included information is intended to provide a broad overview of the costs associated with attending LCU. Each student’s financial ledger will differ, especially based on aid applied and credit hours enrolled. For a complete list of associated fees (LCU has no annual fees), visit the Costs and Financial Aid section of the undergraduate catalog.

LCU Traditional Undergraduate Direct Costs

billed per term on student ledger (1)

Fall 2022
Spring 2023Annual
Tuition (15 credit hours)
$7,410$7,410$14,820
Average Apartment Rent (for one person)TBDTBDTBD

Estimated Scholarships and Financial Aid

Average institutional scholarship package$2,964
Federal student loans (1)$5,500
Average state and federal grants (for those who apply and are awarded)$4,775
Total estimated aid$13,239

*Textbook costs vary according to the course schedule of each student. LCU encourages its students to search for the best textbook prices online, buy or borrow used books, or trade with fellow students.

(1) The allowed federal student loan amount increases to $6,500 sophomore year and to $7,500 junior and senior year