Tuition and Fees

At Lyon College, we are committed to making an educational experience of the highest quality available to students. With a combination of affordable costs, extensive merit-based scholarship and financial aid programs, and first-tier academic programs, Lyon College has been regularly recognized as one of higher education’s best bargains among private, selective liberal arts colleges.

Tuition and Fees 2014-2015

Tuition (students beginning Fall 2014)  $24,070
Board and Room  $7,790
Student Activity Fee*  $230
Technology Fee  $0
Total Comprehensive Fee  $32,090

Lyon College allows, for budgeting purposes, $1000 per year each, certain education-related expenses.  These unbilled expenses are:



Together with the aforementioned direct costs of tuition, fees, and room & board, the total Cost of Attendance in 2014-2015 for a full-time campus resident is $35, 090.


Tuition Per Credit 

More than 5 credits, less than 12 credits  $800
More than 17 credits  $700
5 credits or less  $400

Summer School Fees 2014

Tuition per credit  $390
Room per week  $100
Meal plan per week  $125

*This amount is dedicated to the Lyon College Student Government Association for allocation to student organizations.

Depending on meal plan selected, Board includes up to $175 flex-dollars to be spent at the Lyon’s Den snack bar. Under certain circumstances approved by the Student Life Office, some students may be allowed to privately occupy a room. In these cases, the standard rate will be $400 for a single room and $450 for a double room.