Financial Information

Lyon College is committed to making an educational experience of the highest quality available to qualified students. Tuition and fees account for about 45 percent of Lyon’s educational investment in its students. With a combination of affordable costs, extensive merit-based scholarship and financial aid programs, and academic programs of quality, Lyon has been regularly recognized as one of higher education’s best bargains among private, selective liberal arts colleges.

Fees for 2020-21

The following summary outlines the basic charges by semester and year for the 2020-21 academic year.

   Semester      Year
Tuition * (12 credits and above)  $14,275 $28,550
Housing    $2,805   $5,610
Dining Plan    $2,360   $4,720
Student Activity Fee       $120      $240
Technology Fee (Commuter - $250 per year       $312.50     $625
Total basic cost for typical student  $19,872.50 $39,745

 

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

 

Residential Housing Options* (Annual Rates Hall Double Single
Standard Housing Blandford Hall
Hoke-McCain Hall
Love Hall
McRae Hall
Spragins Hall
Wilson & Rogers Hall
$5,610 $7,300
Choice Housing Brown & Barton Apartments
Sturbridge Apartments
Whiteside Hall
Wilson Hall
$6,210 $8,080
Pet Friendly Housing Bryan Hall $6,210 $8,080

 

 

Residential Dining Options* (Annual Rates)    
Unlimited Plan Unlimited Meals + $100 Flex per semester $5,500
18 Meals-Premium 18 meals/week + $100 Flex per semester $5,300
18 Meals 18 meals/week + $15 Flex per semester $5,150
14 Meals-Premium 14 meals/week + $125 Flex per semester $4,900
14 Meals 14 meals/week + $25 Flex per semester $4,720
10 Meals-Premium 10 meals/week + $135 Flex per semester $4,220
10 Meals 10 meals/week + $35 Flex per semester $4,020
     
Commuter Dining Options* (Annual rates)    
Commuter Meal Plan-Premium 5 meals/week + $100 Flex per semester $1,880
Commuter Meal Plan 5 meals/week + $50 Flex per semester $1,780
Note: Commuter options are
only available for non-residential students
   

 

Presidential Scholars (per credit)                                                     $80

 

Summer School Fees (2019)  
Tuition per credit $250
Room per week (Students taking classes or performing research     $0

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