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Office of
Financial Aid

Cost of Attendance Calculator

The Cost of Attendance (COA) calculator provides an estimate of the costs associated with attending Louisiana Tech University including: tuition, fees, room and board, books, etc. This tool is intended for planning purposes only and does not provide an exact amount of expenses Louisiana Tech University will charge to enroll.

The Cost of Attendance calculator can also be a useful tool after you have received your award letter by helping you determine the amount of loans you may want to borrow and by showing you how much out-of-pocket expenses you may incur each quarter.

We hope the Cost of Attendance calculator will assist you in making decisions regarding your financial aid and your attendance at Louisiana Tech University.

  Step 1. Answer Questions
1 Are you an undergraduate or graduate?
2 How many quarters will you attend this year?
3 How many hours will you take each quarter?
4 Where will you live while attending school?
5 Are you a legal resident of Louisiana or will you receive an out-of-state fee waiver?
6 What is the total financial aid or scholarships you plan to receive for all quarters you are attending?
  Step 2. Estimated Fees - Calculated
1 Your estimated tuition and fees are:
2 Your estimated cost for room and board is:
3 Your estimated yearbook fee is:
4 Your estimated technology fee is:
5 Your estimated energy surcharge is:
6 Your estimated cost for books and supplies is:
  Step 3. Estimated Cost - Calculated
1 Your total estimated Cost of Attendance is:
2 Your total estimated financial aid and scholarships is:
3 Your estimated out-of-pocket cost per quarter is:

NOTE: The Step 3, Line 3 quarterly amount is what you will have to be able to pay each quarter for continued enrollment at the University.

The Cost of Attendance you will see on your Award Letter will contain additional amounts. One of those amounts will be an estimated amount for transportation costs incurs in attending Louisiana Tech University.

A second amount included will be for Miscellaneous Costs such as laundry, sundries, personal hygiene, recreation and entertainment necessary to allow the student to live at a reasonable standard.

Based on your attendance plans, the additional allowances included in your total Cost of Attendance are: