2016-17 Catalog

Cost of Attendance

Tuition, Room, and Board charges are listed for the academic year (fall and spring semesters) with one-half charged for each semester. Other Fees are typically charged per occurrence.

Tuition, 2016-2017$47,920
Technology Fee$400
University Housing
Category I (Dravo, Drinker, Centennial I & II, McClinticMarshall, Richards, Taylor College) $7,320
Category II (All Greek Houses, House 104, UMOJA, Warren Square)$7,850
Category III (Brodhead House, Trembley Park Suite Singles)$8,150
Category IV (Farrington Square, Sayre Park Village, Trembley Park Apartments)$8,520

NOTE: The above University Housing rates are based on multiple occupancy.

Meal Plans

The number of meals specified is per week.

Category IA (Unlimited meals including $200 Dining Dollars)$ 5,910
Category I (19 meals including $100 Dining Dollars)$5,370
225 Block Plan any 225 meals per semester including $100 Dining Dollars$5,370
200 Block Plan any 200 meals per semester including $300 Dining Dollars$5,370
Category II (150 Block Plan any $150 meals per semester including $300 Dining Dollars)$4,730
Category III (75 meals per semester including $500 Dining Dollars)$2,870
Category IV (50 meals per semester including $500 Dining Dollars )$2,240
Category V (25 meals per semester including $50 Dining Dollars)920
Category VI (The Dining Dollars $700 Dining Dollars)$700

Based upon the above charges, most first-year students are normally billed the tuition rate and technology fee along with the Category I or II room fee and a Category I meals board plan. The total cost for the four areas would be $61,010 to $61,540 for the 2016-17 academic year.

Other Fees

(applied to prevailing circumstances)

Tuition charge per credit for part-time status or audit$2,000
Engineering and Science Fee per year (for specified students)$520
Application fee (for undergraduate admission consideration)$70
Late preregistration (assigned to all fulltime students who do not select their full class load during the designated period each term)$100
Late registration$100
Late application for degree$50
Examination makeup (after first scheduled makeup)$25
Late payment (after announced date)$200
Returned check fine$35
Key/lock change (lost or non-return), room door, residence halls/sorority$35
Identification card (replacement)$30

The university reserves the right at any time to amend or add charges and fees, as appropriate, to meet current requirements.

Other Expenses

A student should plan to meet various other expenses. These expenses include the purchase of books and supplies from the Lehigh University Bookstore located in Campus Square. Necessary purchases supporting one’s academic program should average approximately $1,200 per year. The Bookstore carries basic goods for students’ needs. A student should also plan an allowance to handle personal and travel expenses.