Office of Graduate Admission

2017-2018 Admission Tuition & Cost of Attendance

Tuition

JD, LLM, and MJ Tuition (Per Credit Hour) $1,565
LLM & MJ Distance Education Supplement Fee $250

Application/Admission Fees

Application Fee: There is no application fee. $0
JD Tuition Deposit* $400
LLM and MJ Tuition Deposit* $200
Foreign Applicant Tuition Deposit* $500

Other Fees †

Technology Fee (Per Semester)‡ $100
Academic Success Fee ($550 per semester for 5 semesters)§ $550
CTA U-Pass
(Fall or Spring Semester, Minimum of 9 Credit Hours) $140
Replacement Card Fee $50
Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fee (LRAP) $10
Student Activity Fee ¶ $25
Returned Check Penalty $50
Late Payment Penalty $125
Payment Plan Setup Fee $75

Estimated Living Expenses for JD Students

Room & Board $15,300
Health Insurance (Annual Fee Charged in Fall)‖ $2,655
Transporation $1,242
Personal $4,050
Books $1,700
Federal Fees $560

Estimated Living Expenses for LLM/MJ Students

Room & Board $15,300
Health Insurance (Annual Fee Charged in Fall)‖ $2,655
Transporation $1,242
Personal $4,050
Books $850
Federal Fees $560

Estimated Living Expenses for Students Enrolled in the Online Estate Planning Program

Room & Board $0
Health Insurance (Annual Fee Charged in Fall)‖ $0
Transporation $0
Personal $0
Books $850
Federal Fees $560

Living expenses are based on nine months and have been updated for the 2017-2018 school year. Living expenses are different for LLM/MJ students and for those taking online courses only. Other fees may apply.

*Non-Refundable; Applicable to Tuition
†Students who are only registered in online courses (100%) are not charged the following fees: CTA U-Pass, Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fee, and Student Activity Fee.
‡The technology fee (implemented for all JMLS students beginning Fall 2014) supports the acquisition and maintenance of technology (in the form of infrastructure, services and resources) to enrich the students’ academic and campus experience.
§Starting in Fall 2015 and thereafter, each student will pay the academic success fee to cover the cost of a new academic success and bar readiness program. This new program will include extensive bar preparation materials and programs for the student during law school. This fee may be partially refundable in the case of early withdrawal. The fee is separate from cost of attendance and is not eligible to be covered by federal loans.
Students who participate in the academic success program will receive a free commercial bar course when they graduate (each student can choose among BarBri, Kaplan, or Themis).

‖Students may opt out during the first 31 days of the semester with proof of insurance. Students entering in Spring 2018 will be charged $1,541.
¶The student activity fee supports the activities and programs of the Student Bar Association and of the more than forty active student organizations.

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