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Tuition and Fees 2020-21

When students have accepted an offer of admission to Lindenwood, students and their parents and/or guardians likewise accept all conditions of payment as well as all terms and regulations of the university. By making the non-refundable $200 housing deposit (described below), the student and the parent or guardian acknowledge these terms and signify acceptance of these obligations. No promise or contract that differs from these terms shall bind the university unless it has been signed by the president or his designated agent. The university reserves the right to increase or reduce fees each year according to changes in fiscal conditions.

Full-time Undergraduate Semester Tuition
Full-time Tuition (12-18 credit hours) 9,000 / semester
Overload fee (a charge to full-time students who take more than 18 hours in a term) $450 / credit hour

Part-time Undergraduate Tuition
Undergraduate Semester $450 / credit hour

Graduate Tuition
Graduate Semester $495 / credit hour
PCBE and Humanities $525 / credit hour
MFA $495 / credit hour
Education Specialist (EdS) $545 / credit hour
Doctor of Education (EdD) $775 / credit hour

Residential Charges
Semester - Standard - Residence Hall $4,600 / term
Semester - Single Room - Residence Hall $4,900 / term
Semester - Single Room - House $5,000 / term
8 Week Session - Standard - Residence Hall $2,300 / term
8 Week Session - Single Room - Residence Hall $2,450 / term
8 Week Session - Single Room - House $2,500 / term

Other Fees
All Full-Time Undergraduate St. Charles Commuter Meal Plan $50 / semester
New International Student Fee - One Time $100
Housing Deposit (Non-Refundable) $200
Enrollment Deposit (Traditional New Undergraduates Only) $200
Graduation Fee - Undergraduate $100
Graduation Fee - Graduate $125
Study Abroad Fee $300
Promissory Note Fee $25 / term
Late Payment Fee $50 / month
Culminating Project Extension Fee - Undergraduate $50
Culminating Project Extension Fee - Graduate $150
Ed.D./Ed.S. Graduation Fee $200
Ed.D. Dissertation Publication $500
Experiential Learning Portfolio Fee $300
Experiential Learning Credit Fee $90 / credit hour
Early College Start On-site $100 / credit hour
Early College Start Off-site $60 / credit hour


(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.


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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 for the St. Charles campus 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.

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209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301