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Cost of Attendance

Merit Scholarships to Help Finance Your Legal Education

93% of our Entering Class of 2019 3-year and 2-year degree students received an academic merit scholarship varying in amount from $10,000 to $44,660. Learn more about our merit scholarships, including our 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 2020-2021 Academic School Year:


  Tuition Fees
 
  Annual Flat Rate  Per Credit Hour
Per Semester
JD Degree

Admitted Prior to Summer 2019–2020
Admitted Beginning Summer 2019–2020 

N/A
$47,700

$1,590
$1,590* (Registered
<9 credits)

$420
$420

Master’s and Certificate Programs   N/A
$1,250 $180

*Per credit hour rate does not apply to students who are in Summer Starter and Accelerated JD Programs.

Cost of Attendance for Incoming First-Year Law Students for the 2020-2021 Academic School Year*

*Based on JD Degree

The cost of attendance information on this page will help you see the differences between your first year and your subsequent years as a Drexel student. 

On-Campus Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition
$47,700 **
**
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $36

Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870

Personal $2,566 $2,566
$2,566
Loan Origination Fee  $220 $220 $220
Room and Board $14,416 $14,416
$14,416
Transportation $4,698
$4,698 $4,698
Total $72,692 $24,086
$24,086

Off-Campus Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition $47,700 **
**
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $36

Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870  

Personal $2,566 $2,566
$2,566
Loan Origination Fee  $220 $220 $220
Room and Board $13,774 $13,774 $13,774
Transportation $4,698 $4,698
$4,698
Total $72,050 $23,444
$23,444

Commuter Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition $47,700 **
**
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $36

Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870

Personal $2,566 $2,566 $2,566
Loan Origination Fee  $220 $220
$220
Food $2,496 $2,496 $2,496
Transportation $4,698 $4,698
$4,698
Total $60,772 $12,166 $12,166

These numbers reflect the estimated cost of attendance prior to financial aid being applied.

You can view tuition costs on the Drexel Central Kline School of Law Tuition and Fees page.

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.

Disclaimer

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.