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Tuition and Fees 2019-20

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.

Undergraduate Semester Tuition
Full-time Tuition (12-18 credit hours) 9,000 / semester
Undergraduate Semester $495 / credit hour
Overload fee (a charge to full-time students who take more than 18 hours in a term) $495 / credit hour

Graduate Semester Tuition
Full-Time Residential Graduate Semester (9-15 credit hours) $9,000 / semester
Full-Time Commuter Graduate Semester $495 / credit hour
Semester Overload Fee - Graduate $495 / credit hour
Part-Time Graduate Semester $495 / credit hour
Part-Time Education Specialist (EdS) $545 / 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

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
EdS Fee - EDA 68000 Specialist Experience $500
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 - Graduate $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.

Lindenwood University
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226