Let's Get Right Down to It: What Does It Cost?

For undergraduates, tuition, fees, and room and board for 2018–2019 add up to a total stated cost of $55,510 for resident students and $43,530 for commuters. 

However, 99% of our undergraduates pay less than this—often, they pay much less. In fact, the average total expense is $19,862 for students who file the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need (includes resident and commuter students).

Tuition and Fees | Academic Year 2018-2019
Basic tuition $42,420
Basic fees $1,230
Room (traditional room) $5,720
Meals (standard meal plan) $6,140
Total tuition, fees, room and board $55,510
Minus financial aid (average first-year student for 17-18 not including unsubsidized Direct, PLUS, or alternative loans) -$35,648*

Average total expense


  *includes scholarships, grants and subsidized student loans


The Personal Touch

We craft each one of our financial aid packages to meet your family's specific needs and circumstances. Scholarships are a big part of the equation, along with manageable loans and work-study options.

Our financial aid staff gives close consideration to you and your family's financial circumstances. Throughout your years at LVC, we will be personally available to you to answer your questions and address changes in your life, so that you can focus on what's most important: your studies and your future.