Fee Structure 2018-19

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.



Cost per credit hour



26,000  per credit hour


24,200  per credit hour

Standard Tuition Fee


 Undergraduate full time (12-20 credit hours)

312,000  per semester

 Graduate (6 credit hours)

145,200  per semester


405,150  per semester


378,250  per semester 

MPhil Education Leadership and Management

199,650 per semester




Admission Fee 


Undergraduate programmes

72,700  one-time charge

Graduate programmes

67,400  one-time charge


82,500  one-time charge

Registration Fee 


Undergraduate programmes

23,150  per semester

Graduate programmes

21,500  per semester


22,100  per semester

Reading Material



18,650  per semester


26,000  per semester

Lab Charges (For SBASSE Undergraduate programme only)

59,950  per semester

MBA SOP Charges

20,200  one-time charge

Security Deposit (Refundable) for MBA / EMBA

18,900  one-time charge

Security Deposit (Refundable) for Undergraduate and Graduate program

19,800  one-time charge




Hostel Charges


Double Occupancy 

34,800  per semester

Hostel Registration Fee

1,900  per year

Hostel Security (Refundable)

17,300  one-time charge

Laundry Charges


Hostel Charges for Summer Orientation Programme


Double Occupancy charges

3,500 one-time charge

Laundry charges


REDC Accomodation Fee for EMBA Students 113,300 per semester




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 Fee at LUMS for all programmes except MBA, EMBA and MPhil is based on the number of credit hours taken.
  • MBA, EMBA and MPhil programmes have a standard full-time tuition fee per semester.
  • The cost per credit-hour at LUMS for undergraduate programmes for 2018-19 is PKR 26,000/-. 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, EMBA and MPhil) for 2018-19 is PKR 24,200/-. Students will be responsible for buying their own books and other reading material.
  • For new students, 40% Merit Scholarship will be applicable on Tuition Fee only for MS Basic Sciences programmes (i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics)
  • 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 credit hours per semester without any additional charge (i.e. a student who has paid full-time tuition fee can take between 12-20 credit hours per semester without any extra charge).
  • At the graduate level (except MBA, EMBA and MPhil) tuition fee 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 fee for the MBA programme is PKR 405,150/- per semester, for the EMBA programme is PKR 378,250/- per semester and for MPhil Programme is PKR 199,650 /- 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 lab fee has 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 fee refund policy available at LUMS website.
  • University fees are usually announced once a year, for the following academic year. However, fee rates are subject to change without notice.
  • Fee payment instructions are given on the fee voucher, LUMS also has an online payment facility.