2020-21 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, 2020-2021 $54,790
Technology Fee $470
Student Activity Fee (waived for Fall 2020) $250
University Housing
Category I (Dravo, Drinker, Centennial I & II, McClinticMarshall, Richards, Taylor) $8,660
Category II (All Greek Houses, Houses 85, 87, 88, 89, 93, 96, UMOJA, Warren Square) $9,290
Category III (Brodhead House, Singleton, Hitch, Maida, Trembley Park suite singles) $9,640
Category IV (Farrington Square, Sayre Park Village, Trembley Park Apartments) $10,080

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

Meal Plans

The number of meals specified is per week.

Category IA (Carte Blanche including $200 Dining Dollars) $6,690
Category I (19 meals including $100 Dining Dollars) $6,080
225 Block Plan any 225 meals per semester including $100 Dining Dollars $6,080
200 Block Plan any 200 meals per semester including $300 Dining Dollars $6,080
Category II (150 Block Plan any $150 meals per semester including $300 Dining Dollars) $5,340
125 Block Plan any 125 meals per semester including $500 Dining Dollars $5,340
Category III (75 meals per semester including $500 Dining Dollars) $3,250
Category IV (50 meals per semester including $500 Dining Dollars ) $2,540
Category VI (The Dining Dollars $800 Dining Dollars) $800

Based upon the above charges, most first-year students are normally billed the tuition rate, technology fee and student activity fee along with the Category I  room fee and a Category I meal plan. The total cost for the four areas would be $70,125 for the 2020-21 academic year.

For FALL 2020: There will be a 10-percent reduction in undergraduate tuition for the Fall semester for those students who choose to take classes fully remotely. These students, whether they live in South Bethlehem or elsewhere, will not have in-person access to campus facilities, with the exception of the Health and Wellness Center.

Other Fees

(applied to prevailing circumstances)

Tuition charge per credit for part-time status or audit $2,375
Engineering and Science Fee per year (for specified students) $730
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 $65
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 Farrington Square. Necessary purchases supporting one’s academic program should average approximately $1,400 per year. The Bookstore carries basic goods for students’ needs. A student should also plan an allowance to handle personal and travel expenses.

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