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Cost of Attendance

Merit Scholarships to Help Finance Your Legal Education

83.7 percent of our Entering Class of 2018 3-year and 2-year degree students received an academic merit scholarship varying in amount from $10,000 per year to full tuition. Learn more about our merit scholarships, including our new public interest and trial advocacy scholarships.

All LLM and Global Access JD applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships, which vary by program.

Tuition and Fees for the 2018-2019 Academic School Year:

Programs Tuition
per credit hour
General Fee
per term
JD and JD-related Programs $1,495.00 $420.00
Master of Legal Studies $1,215.00 $180.00

Cost of Attendance for Incoming First-Year Law Students for the 2018-2019 Academic School Year* :

*Based on JD Degree

Type of Cost  Annual Amount
Tuition $43,355
Fees $840
Immunization Fee $35
Books $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870
Personal $2,512
Loan Origination Fee $220
Sub-total  $53,782
Room and Board (Students living on campus) $13,828
Room and Board (Students living off campus) $13,428
Meals (Students commuting) $2,448
Total (Students living on campus) $67,610
Total (Students living off campus) $67,210
Total (Students commuting)  $56,230

Student Employment

First-year students may not be employed in excess of 20 hours in any week of any semester in which they are taking 11 or more credit hours.


Tuition and fee rates, which are established annually by the University's Board of Trustees, are subject to change without notice. For the most updated information, contact Drexel Central.