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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 2018-2019

  Semester Year
Tuition (12 credits and above)* $14,100 $28,200
Room and Board $4,565 $9,130
Student Activity Fee** $120 $240
Technology Fee $175 $350
Total basic cost for typical student: $18,960 $37,920

These fees do not account for the cost of books, transportation, or personal spending. Be sure to budget enough for those items as well!
**This amount is dedicated to the Lyon College Student Government Association for allocation to student organizations.


Tuition per credit:*
 More than 5 credits, fewer than 12 credits  $930
 5 credits or fewer  $468


Room and board per semester* $4,565
Private room surcharge per semester    
 (single room)   $580
 (double room)   $630
Sturbridge Apartments, Brown/Barton Apartments, Wilson    
Hall, Whiteside Hall, or house premium surcharge per semester   $300
Pet-friendly rooms premium surcharge per semester   $350
Refundable cleaning deposit, due 2 weeks before animal arrives on campus


*The College reserves the right to increase this charge if an increase in food or utility costs should demand.


Presidential Scholars

Tuition per credit $80

Presidential Scholars are high school students taking classes at Lyon. For more information about this program, contact


Summer School Fees 2019

Tuition per credit $250