Fee Structure 2017-18

The following fee structure is applicable for students paying full tuition fees. LUMS is proud to offer generous financial assistance to qualifying students, which ranges from partial to full coverage of tuition and living costs.


Pakistan Rupees

Cost per credit hour



24,300  per credit hour


22,600  per credit hour

Standard Tuition Fee


 Undergraduate full time (12-20 credit hours)

291,600  per semester

 Graduate (6 credit hours)

135,600  per semester


385,850  per semester


360,250  per semester 



Pakistan Rupees

Admission Fee 


Undergraduate programmes

67,900  one-time charge

Graduate programmes

63,000  one-time charge


78,600  one-time charge

Registration Fee 


Undergraduate programmes

21,650  per semester

Graduate programmes

20,100  per semester


21,050  per semester

Reading Material



17,750  per semester


24,750  per semester

Lab Charges (For SBASSE Undergraduate programme only)

56,050  per semester

MBA SOP Charges

19,200  one-time charge

Security Deposit (Refundable) for MBA / EMBA

18,000  one-time charge

Security Deposit (Refundable) for Undergraduate and Graduate program

18,500  one-time charge



Pakistan Rupees

Hostel Charges


Double Occupancy 

32,500  per semester

Hostel Registration Fee

1,800  per year

Hostel Security (Refundable)

16,200  one-time charge

Laundry Charges

5,350  per semester

Hostel Charges for Summer Orientation Programme


Double Occupancy charges

3,250 one-time charge

Laundry charges

1,070 one-time charge



Pakistan Rupees

Application Processing Fee for - UG/MBA/EMBA/ PhD Management Programmes


Application Processing Fee for MS/PhD/MS-Econ Programmes


SBASSE Subject Test Fee for MS/PhD Programmes


SBASSE Subject Test Fee for UG Programme


Foreign Applicants


UG Application Processing Fee


UG Processing Fee & UG SBASSE Test Fee


Graduate Application Processing Fee


Graduate Processing Fee & LGAT Fee



  • Tuition at LUMS – for all programmes except MBA and EMBA – is based on the number of credit hours taken.
  • MBA and EMBA have a standard full-time tuition per semester.
  • The cost per credit-hour at LUMS for undergraduate programmes for 2017-18 is PKR 24,300. Students will be responsible for buying their own books and other reading material.
  • The cost per credit-hour at LUMS for graduate programmes (except MBA and EMBA) for 2017-18 is PKR 22,600. Students will be responsible for buying their own books and other reading material.
  • For new students, 45% Merit Scholarship will be applicable on Tuition Fee only for MS Physics, MS Chemistry, MS Biology and MS Mathematics programmes only
  • For all undergraduate programmes at LUMS, full-time status requires 12 credit hours per semester. Students who have paid full-time tuition can take up to a maximum of 20 Undergraduate credit hours per semester without any additional charge (i.e., a student who has paid full-time tuition can take between 12-20 credit hours per semester without any extra charge).
  • At the graduate level (except MBA and EMBA) tuition is calculated on the basis of credit-hours taken. Typically, full-time students enrolled in graduate degrees take 6 credit hours per semester.
  • The tuition for the MBA programme is PKR 385,850 per semester and for the EMBA programme is PKR 360,250 per semester.
  • SBASSE undergraduate students will be charged Lab charges for the maximum of 4 years only. SBASSE students who require to take courses beyond this will not be charged any additional Lab charges (if 4 years have already been charged).
  • Part-time students are not eligible for financial aid or for on-campus accommodation.
  • Fees are payable by semester according to the schedule given in the Annual Fee bill.
  • Fees for Transfer, Visiting and Auditing students will be charged according to the standard per credit hour rate.
  • Through an amendment in the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 by Finance Act 2013, advance tax (under section 236 I) shall be collected @ 5% on the entire amount of fee (if Student Payable exceeds Rs. 200,000/- per annum excluding the amount refundable).
  • Advance tax paid on fee is adjustable at the time of filing of Income tax return. LUMS will issue Advance Tax Certificate in this regard at year-end.
  • In case of withdrawal from the program, fee will be refunded according to the refund policy available at LUMS website.
  • University fees are usually announced once each year, for the following academic year. However, tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Fee payment instructions are given on the fee voucher; LUMS also has an online payment facility.