Tuition & Fees

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Financial arrangements for payment plans can be made through the Financial Office

Financial Information

At LBU, your educational aspirations are within reach with our flexible and affordable payment options. For just a $50.00 application fee, you can start your journey without financial worry. Our tailored, interest-free monthly payment plans, generally ranging from $175-$250, make managing your tuition stress-free.

Beyond tuition, be aware that textbooks and graduation fees are additional, but this transparency ensures no surprise costs. For utmost convenience, automatic monthly payments are set up for all students, helping you stay on track with your financial commitments.

Furthermore, LBU offers a fantastic 10% prepay discount for those who choose to pay their tuition in full at the time of enrollment.

Join us at LBU, where we blend academic excellence with financial flexibility, making your educational dreams both attainable and affordable. Let’s embark on this journey together, one easy payment at a time!

Tuition & Fees

Louisiana Baptist University offers competitive tuition rates for our programs so that you can invest in a faith-based education that aligns with your goals and values without taking on burdensome debt. Our experienced faculty, supportive community, and low tuition make a degree from LBU an accessible, valuable investment in your future.

Undergraduate Tuition per credit hour (A.A., B.A.) $169
Graduate Tuition per credit hour (Masters) $179
Post-graduate Tuition per credit hour (Doctorate) $199


Enrollment $495.00 (one-time fee)
Graduation Fee $280
Advanced Placement Tests $100 each
Prior Learning Assessment $100
Transcripts request fee $10 each
Change of degree program $100
Reinstatement fee $100
Degree Program extension fee $150
Return Payment Fee $10
Late Registration Fee $25 (per course)
Non-matriculation Fee $150 (plus tuition)
Certificate Fee $2400 (entire program)
Diploma replacement $25 plus s/h


Application/re-application fee (nonrefundable) $50
Audit fee $100

Dr. Mark Conn


Mark Conn is the Vice President of LBU and divides his time between Shreveport and the picturesque Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. With a career spanning over three decades in higher education, Mark has helped shape the minds and hearts of countless ministry students. His teaching portfolio encompasses a range of subjects, including Bible studies, Biblical Prophecy, Christian Ministry, Cultural Engagement, and Pastoral Studies. One of his foremost passions lies in guiding students to wrestle with the authentic message of the Bible, steering them away from interpretations based in cultural tradition. Mark is a sought-after contributor to various international publications, as well as radio programs and podcasts. His insights span an array of topics, from biblical prophecy to the intricate interplay between faith and culture, and even the enigmatic supernatural aspects within the pages of the Bible. In addition to his work in education, he has dedicated a significant portion of his career to church revitalization. Over the years he has worked with churches of various sizes and cultural settings to help them overcome challenges and reinvigorate their congregations. As a consultant in church revitalization, he has helped churches identify their strengths and weaknesses, develop strategies for growth, and implement effective outreach programs. He believes God’s desire is for every church to thrive, and he is committed to helping them fulfill the Great Commission. Beyond his professional endeavors, Mark boasts a diverse range of interests including writing, technology, cooking, old car restomodding, overlanding in a modified Jeep WJ, and embraces the title of a “coffee snob.”

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