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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 2017-2018

 Tuition  $27,100
 Board and Room  $8,780
 Student Activity Fee*  $240
 Technology Fee  $0
 Total Comprehensive Fee  $36,120

Lyon College allows, for budgeting purposes, certain education-related expenses. These unbilled expenses are:

  • Books-$1,500
  • Transportation-$1,250
  • Personal-$1,250

Together with the aforementioned direct costs of tuition, fees, and room & board, the total Cost of Attendance in 2017-2018 for a full-time campus resident is $40,120.


Tuition Per Credit 


 More than 5 credits, fewer than 12 credits  $895
 5 credits or fewer  $450


Summer School Fees 2017

 Tuition per credit  $435
 Room per week  $110
 Meal plan per week  $125

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

Depending on the meal plan selected, board includes up to $175 flex-dollars to be spent at the Bistro Bar. Under certain circumstances approved by the Office of Student Life, some students may be allowed to privately occupy a room. In these cases, the standard rate will be $560 for a single room and $610 for a double room.


Pet-Friendly Dorm Fees 2018-19 (subject to change):

$580.00 non-refundable pet housing fee (Annual)

$100.00 non-refundable cleaning deposit (Annual)

$200.00 refundable cleaning deposit, due 2 weeks before animal arrives on campus.