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As Lindenwood is one of the top private academic universities in the Midwest, Lindenwood prides itself on offering the best high quality education while offering an affordable flat rate tuition. Tuition rates are the same regardless of in-state vs. out of state residency.

Costs Resident
Annual Tuition (12-18 credit hours) $18,000 $18,000
Room and Board $9,200 N/A
Total Annual Costs 27,200 18,000

Part-time Undergraduate - Fall Semester 2019
Semester Tuition (per credit hour) $495
Quarter Tuition (per credit hour) $410
Part-time Undergraduate - Spring Semester 2020
Semester Tuition (per credit hour) $450
Quarter Tuition (per credit hour) $410

Residential Charges
Semester - Standard - Residence Hall $4,600 / term
Semester - Single Room - Residence Hall $4,900 / term
Semester - Single Room - House $5,000 / term
Quarter - Standard - Residence Hall $3,450 / quarter
Quarter - Single Room - Residence Hall $3,675 / quarter
Quarter - Single Room - House $3,750 / quarter

Other Fees
Academic Integrity Tutorial Fee $25
Applied Music Course Fee* $200 / credit hour
Counseling Internship Fee $65 / term
Commuter Meal Plan $50 / term
Culminating Project Extension Fee - Undergraduate $50
Culminating Project Extension Fee - Graduate $150
EdD Fee - Dissertation Publication $500
EdS Fee - EDA 68000 Specialist Experience $500
Early College Start Off-site $60 / credit hour
Early College Start On-site (Lindenwood) $100 / credit hour
Enrollment Deposit $200
Experiential Learning Credit $90 / credit hour
Experiential Learning / Portfolio Fee (one-time) $300
Graduation Processing / Diploma Fee - Undergraduate $100
Graduation Processing / Diploma Fee - Master's $120
Graduation Processing / Diploma Fee - EdD $200
Graduation Processing / Diploma Fee - EdS $125
Housing Deposit (Non-Refundable) $200
Lab Fee (In Specified Courses) $5-625 / course
Late Payment Fee (Per Month) $50
New International Student Fee - One Time $100
Promissory Note Fee $25 / term
Student Teaching Fee $300
Studio Course Fee** $85 / course
Studio Fee (General) $30 - 75 / course
Study Abroad Fee $300

*Applied music fees are applied to individual lessons in piano, voice, orchestral instruments, and organ.

**Studio course fees are applied to courses such as ceramics, color theory, photography, and figure drawing.


(1) Provisions for “extended stay” housing and meals, degree programs, and tutoring and additional services are available upon request.

(2) Students are expected to pay tuition charges prior to the beginning of each term. Students may use financial aid (grants and loans) as payment. Student Aid Reports and loan applications should be submitted to the Student Financial Services prior to the beginning of each term.

(3) The communications fee for residential students covers telephone service, voicemail, and cable TV services. The university provides complimentary internet service to resident students living in the dormitories and in certain other campus housing.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Lindenwood University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report is available on the Lindenwood University Office of Public Safety and Security website.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Office of Public Safety & Security on the 4th floor of the Spellmann Campus Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (636) 949-4687.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Lindenwood Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Lindenwood; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Office of Public Safety and Security.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301