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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 2019-2020 Academic School Year:

Programs Tuition
per credit hour
General Fee
per term
JD Programs $1,540.00 $420.00
Master’s and Certificate Programs
$1,215.00 $180.00

Cost of Attendance for Incoming First-Year Law Students for the 2019-2020 Academic School Year* :

*Based on JD Degree

On-Campus Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition $44,660 **
**
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $35 N/A N/A
Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870 N/A  N/A
Personal $2,566 $2,566
$2,566
Loan Origination Fee  $220 $220 $220
Room and Board $13,876 $13,876
$13,876
Transportation $4,698 $4,698 $4,698
Total $69,111 $23,546
$23,546

Off-Campus Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition $44,660 ** **
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $35 N/A N/A
Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870 N/A  N/A
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 $69,009 $23,444
$23,444

Commuter Students

Estimated
Cost of Attendance
Year 1 Year 2  Year 3 
Tuition $44,660 ** **
Fees  $840 $840 $840
Immunization Fee $35 N/A N/A
Books $1,346 $1,346 $1,346
Computer/Supplies $870 N/A  N/A
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 $57,731 $12,166 $12,166

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

** Tuition during Years 2 and 3 of the JD Program are based on the amount of credits a student enrolls in.

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.