Tuition & FeesTuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Lees-McRae College offers a quality, affordable education. Approximately 95% of our students receive financial aid which includes merit scholarships, performance scholarships, need-based aid as well as state and federal aid. 

Tuition and Fees | 2015-2016

Expense Items Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Academic Year
Tuition $12,077 $12,077 $24,154
Room $2,448 $2,448 $4,896
Meals* (All Access Meal Plan) $2,443 $2,443 $4,886
NC State Tax on Meals $157 $157 $314
Technology Fee $150 $150 $300
Student Activity Fee $150 $150 $300
Health Services Fee $50 $50 $100
Flat-Rate Textbook Fee $275 $275 $550
Totals $17,750 $17,750 $35,500

*Students who live in an area with a full kitchen (example: Bobcat Way) will have the option to choose the 125 Block Meal Plan which is $1,440.00 per semester plus $77.00 tax. For more information about dining plans, visit the Dining Services webpage.

For the cost of our Extended Campus Programs, click here.


Summer School | 2015

Tuition & Fees

Per Credit Hour | $265

Fees for Summer Session(s) are payable in full on the day of registration.

Summer School Housing Costs
Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Session I: May 18 - June 19 $480 $320
Session II: June 22 - July 24 $480 $320
Session III: May 18 - July 24 $960 $640
Entire Summer $1380 $920
BIO 401: Appalachian Ecology (May 18 - 29) $150 $100
ART 301: Appalachian Photography (June 1 - 8) $105 $70

All fees are refunded if the Student Financial Services Office, prior to registration day, receives a written notification of a student’s decision not to enroll. A refund of 50% of tuition and board is made if a student notifies the Student Financial Services Office of withdrawal during the first week of summer school. No refund will be made if a student withdraws after the first week.


Housing Fees

Private Double-Room Fee $700 per semester
Private Single-Room Fee $500 per semester
Village Suite Fee $520 per semester
Apartment Living Fee (With Roommate) $520 per semester
Apartment Living Fee (Private Bedroom) $900 per semester
Main Campus House Fee (Private Bedroom) $900 per semester
Main Campus House Fee (Single Bedroom) $650 per semester
Main Campus House Fee (With Roommate) $520 per semester
Bobcat Way House Fee (Private Bedroom) $700 per semester
Bobcat Way House Fee (Single Bedroom) $500 per semester
Pet Registration Fee $125 per semester

Parking Fees

General Parking $175 per year
Premium Lots
(Tate, McMillan, Village/Cannon Cottage. Houses and Apartments)
$250 per year
Williams Gym Back Lot $150 per year
Commuter $100 per year

Academic Fees

Part-time Tuition $670 per hour (1-11 hours)
Tuition Overload Fee $292 per hour (over 18 hours)
Graduation Fee $150
ID Card Replacement Fee $12
Late Registration Fee $100
Enrollment Deposit  $250 (applied to tuition and fees)
Transcript Fees

$15 first official copy
$10 per copy for each additional official copy
$10 each for unofficial copies

Additional Course Fees

Some courses will incur additional course fees to cover lab fees, materials, supplies, etc.

Please see the Additional Course Fee Schedule for more information.