registrar's office tuition + fees

Below are the Tuition and Fees schedules, approved by the Board of Trustees, for the stated academic years. The University reserves the right to update the tuition and fee schedule at any time upon final approval of the Board of Trustees.

Please be aware that there are some fees that are non-refundable and times when tuition refunds are not provided. Please see the Key Dates and Deadlines site for times when students may not receive a refund of their tuition.


2013-2014 Tuition and Fee Schedule - Effective Summer 2013 PDF image

2014-2015 Tuition and Fee Schedule- Effective Summer 2014 PDF image


For detailed information on how to manage and make payments on your account please visit Student Accounts on the web!

For more information on financial aid opportunities please visit the Office of Financial Aid’s website!

The following table is the 2013-2014 Tuition and Fee Schedule:

College/Program
Freshman Courses Sophomore Courses Junior Courses Senior Courses Graduate Courses Doctoral Courses
Architecture & Design
$975 $975 $992 $992 $996
n/a
Engineering $975 $975 $992 $996 $996 $1020
Arts & Sciences
$880 $930 $975 $975 $996
n/a
Arts & Sciences Basic Studies Courses
$770
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
Management
$880 $930 $975 $975 $996* $1020

*Course numbers that end in a "T" are charged an additional half credit hour tuition

Special Programs Tuition Rates:

Please see the Tuition and Fees for Special Programs.

Additional Tuition Per Credit Hour

Master and Doctoral student laptop charge (assessed only if student elects to participate in the laptop program)
(assessed per credit hour for all courses in which the student is enrolled)
$95

English as a Second Language Courses (ESL)

$150 per credit hour
Non-intensive level courses
Contact Enrollment Services if questions
$450 per credit hour
Intensive level courses
Contact Enrollment Services if questions

Fees

Fee
Undergraduate
Graduate Doctoral
Application Fee (paid once at time of admission); non-refundable
$30 $50 $50
Registration Fee (paid each semester); non-refundable after the add/drop period
$135 $135 $135
IT Service and Maintenance Fee (assessed per semester) non-refundable fee after the add/drop period
$50 $50 - if in program $50 - if in program
Late Registration Fee (see Important Dates for when this applies); non-refundable
$100 $100 $100
Late Transaction Fee (see Important Dates for when this applies); non-refundable
$150 $150 $150
International Student Fee: non-refundable after the drop/add period
$175 $175 $175
Student Activity Fee (paid each semester for all students,except those overseas); non-refundable after the add/drop period
$125 $75 $75
Architecture Student Fee (paid each semester for all architecture undergraduate students); non-refundable after the add/drop period
$75 n/a n/a
Graduation Fee (assessed to those students who petition to graduate); good for one year; non-refundable
$100 $100 $175
Late Graduation Fee (assessed to those students who petition to graduate late); this is in addition to the Graduation Fee; non-refundable (in addition to the Graduation Fee)
$30 additional $30 additional $30 additional

Tuition Due Dates and Late Payment Charges

50% of all tuition and fees are due at the time of the first payment due date. The balance is due in full at the time of the second payment due date. (dates are indicated below)

 

FIRST PAYMENT

SECOND PAYMENT

Summer 2013

May 15, 2013

June 15, 2013

Fall 2013

August 15, 2013

September 15, 2013

Spring 2014

January 15, 2014

February 15, 2014

  • late payment assessment of $30.00 per month will be applied to all students’ accounts not paid by the second due date.
  • Payment plans are available for the current semester and future semester tuition through Tuition Management Services (TMS). For more information, please visit their website, http://www.afford.com or contact the One Stop Center for Enrollment Services at 248.204.2280.

The University reserves the right to make changes to the tuition and fee schedule at any time, in accordance with the Board of Trustees approval.

Fees for Specific Courses, Laboratory and Studio Classes

Architecture Studio Fee

$125

Architecture non-studio course fee

$75 - $100

Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Engineering Lab- 1 Credit Hour

$45

Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Engineering Lab or specified courses - 2 or more credit hours

$60

Engineering Computer Lab Fee

$65

Writing Proficiency Exam

$25

Leadership Seminar Series

$60

Leadership Capstone

$45

 

2013-2014 Tuition and Fee Schedule (effective Summer 2013)- Special Program Tuition Rates

Tuition Per Credit Hour

Off Site Program (permission required)

Undergraduate

Graduate

TACOM

n/a

$713

Traverse City

n/a

$827

Petoskey

n/a

$827

Chrysler Tech Center (This rate only applies to courses taken at the CTC location.)

n/a

$713

Grand Rapids Community College Center (All Architecture studio courses are charged LTU main campus rates)

$816

n/a

Lansing Community College Center (All Architecture studio courses are charged LTU main campus rates)

$816

n/a

Tuition Due Dates and Late Payment Charges

50% of all tuition and fees are due at the time of the first payment due date. The balance is due in full at the time of the second payment due date. (dates are indicated below)

 

FIRST PAYMENT

SECOND PAYMENT

Summer 2013

May 15, 2013

June 15, 2013

Fall 2013

August 15, 2013

September 15, 2013

Spring 2014

January 15, 2014

February 15, 2014

  • late payment assessment of $30.00 per month will be applied to all students’ accounts not paid by the second due date.
  • Payment plans are available for the current semester and future semester tuition through Tuition Management Services (TMS). For more information, please visit their website, http://www.afford.com or contact the One Stop Center for Enrollment Services at 248.204.2280.

The University reserves the right to make changes to the tuition and fee schedule at any time, in accordance with the Board of Trustees approval.