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|
Estimated Indirect Costs
|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 tuition||$405 per credit hour|
|Summer student fees||$58 per credit hour|
|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
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.
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.
Alternative Meal Plan Options
Students living in alternative housing (Byrne Oaks, Lynch-McCarthy 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.
|Loras Meal Plan||$600|
Campus Housing Options
Residence Halls and Apartments
|1870 Alta Vista||$5,174||930 Kirkwood||$5,288|
|1880 Alta Vista||$4,902||998 Kirkwood||$5,288|
|1920 Alta Vista||$5,288||776 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|706 Angella||$5,288||810 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|726 Angella||$4,902||820 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|770 Angella||$4,892||830 Loras Blvd||$4,902|
|1381 Belmont||$5,288||840 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|1395 Belmont||$5,288||860 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|1816 Cox||$4,892||870 Loras Blvd||$4,902|
|1920 Cox||$4,902||880 Loras Blvd||$5,288|
|830 Kirkwood||$4,902||548 May Place||$4,892|
|840 Kirkwood||$4,902||655 W. 17 Street||$5,288|
|890 Kirkwood||$5,288||660 W. 17 Street||$5,288|
|908 Kirkwood||$5,288||705 W. 17 Street||$5,288|
|920 Kirkwood||$5,288||725 W. 17 Street||$5,288|