Undergraduate 2023-24

Below are Loras College’s direct and indirect costs. Included are fixed costs such as tuition and fees, and indirect cost estimates on books and personal expenses for the current year. Please note housing and meal costs are average costs.

Rates are effective from the summer 2023 term through the spring 2024 term. Tuition and fees do not vary across terms. Credit hour rates and fees are reviewed each year and increases take effect every summer term.

Estimated Direct Costs

Annual full-time tuition (12-18 credits per semester; maximum 36 credits per year)$36,454
Double room (average cost)$4,516
Meal plan (Dewey’s Dining Plan)$5,152
Student and program fees (includes laptop)$1,844
Total Direct Costs$47,966
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Estimated Indirect Costs

Personal expenses$1,200
Direct loan fees$59
Total Indirect Costs$3,059

Part-Time Direct Costs

Part-time tuition$816 per credit hour
Part-time student fees$58 per credit hour

Summer Courses

Summer tuition$405 per credit hour
Summer student fees$58 per credit hour

Additional Fees

Lifetime transcript fee (post-SP23)$100 billed first term
One-time transcript fee (pre-SP23)$10
Graduation fee$150 billed last term
Optional laptop rental (part-time students only)$400 for 1-6 credits per fall/spring term
$200 for 7-11 credits per fall/spring term

Price Details 2023-24

Tuition: $36,454

The standard tuition rate per semester is $18,227 for 12 to 18 credits. Credits taken during the May term will be included in the spring full-time tuition rate. There will only be an additional tuition charge if the student is not registered full-time in the spring or fall, or the student is taking more than 36 credit hours between fall, May term, and spring combined. All students taking more than 18 credits or less than 12 credits are charged $816 per credit hour.

Miscellaneous charges such as music lessons, course fees, lab fees ,or additional charges related to the May term are indicated in the course descriptions and are not included in the tuition price listed above.

Student & Program Fees: $1,844

This fee is collected on behalf of student organizations such as CAB, Student Senate, The Lorian, etc. Technology services are also included in this fee. All full-time students pay the student and program fees.

Course Fees

Some courses may have an additional course fee that applies. View the course descriptions to see any additional fees.

Online Bookstore Charges

Students may use their student account to purchase books. The Online Bookstore accepts American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, and Visa.

Meal Plan Options

All students living in traditional housing (Beckman, Binz, and Rohlman) are required to have a meal plan. The meal contract entitles students to meals when classes are in session. Duhawk Dollars cannot be used during periods when the college is closed. The plans are not transferable from one student to another, and any meals not eaten at the end of the semester are not transferable and are nonrefundable. First and second year students are required to participate in either Dewey’s Daily Meal Plan or Dewey’s Dining Plan.

All meal plans will automatically be reassigned for the spring semester unless the residence life office is notified of the meal plan change application via Loras Residence Symplicity. Meal plans cannot be changed after the first Friday of the term during the fall and spring semesters. Meal plans are available for use on campus during the times that May Term classes are in session at no additional cost.

Dewey’s Daily$5,790
Dewey’s Dining$5,152
Dewey’s On-the-Go$2,746

Alternative Meal Plan Options

Students living in alternative housing (Byrne Oaks, McCarthy-Lynch Apartments, Smyth Hall, or College-owned houses) receive a Loras Meal Plan included with their housing assignment. Students can upgrade to any other available meal plan at their request. The Duhawk Plan or Loras Meal Plan contracts entitle students to meals only when classes are in session. Duhawk Dollars cannot be used during college breaks. The plan is not transferable from one student to another.

Duhawk Plan$1,240
Loras Meal Plan$600
These plans are not available to students living in traditional campus housing.

Campus Housing Options

Residence Halls and Apartments

Lynch-McCarthy Apts$6,310*
Beckman w/bath$5,208
Binz w/bath$4,704
Byrne Oaks$5,900*$5,646*
Rohlman w/bath$4,704
*These housing assignments include the Loras Meal Plan


1870 Alta Vista$5,174930 Kirkwood$5,288
1880 Alta Vista$4,902998 Kirkwood$5,288
1920 Alta Vista$5,288776 Loras Blvd$5,288
706 Angella$5,288810 Loras Blvd$5,288
726 Angella$4,902820 Loras Blvd$5,288
770 Angella$4,892830 Loras Blvd$4,902
1381 Belmont$5,288840 Loras Blvd$5,288
1395 Belmont$5,288860 Loras Blvd$5,288
1816 Cox$4,892870 Loras Blvd$4,902
1920 Cox$4,902880 Loras Blvd$5,288
830 Kirkwood$4,902548 May Place$4,892
840 Kirkwood$4,902655 W. 17 Street$5,288
890 Kirkwood$5,288660 W. 17 Street$5,288
908 Kirkwood$5,288705 W. 17 Street$5,288
920 Kirkwood$5,288725 W. 17 Street$5,288
*These housing assignments include the Loras Meal Plan

Questions? Contact Us!

Registrar’s Office

Financial Aid
Office of Financial Planning
(563) 588-7136

Student Billing Accounts
Business Office: Student Accounts
(563) 588-7232