St. Mary's School of Law 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's School of Law logo St. Mary's University

This Cost of Attendance budget is used for financial aid purposes and may not reflect the actual tuition, fee, or book costs. Please refer to the St. Mary’s University Business Office for precise information on law school tuition.

  • 2018-2019 Cost of Attendance budget

    Full-time Day Law School Budget – Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Full-Time Flat Rate $18,275/semester, 12-17 hours) $36,550
    Fees $1,000
    Books $1,800
    Housing $8,856
    Board $3,740
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $57,614
    Part-time Evening Law School Budget – Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Part-Time Flat Rate $12,150/semester, 8-11 hours) $24,300
    Fees $580
    Books $900
    Housing $8,856
    Board $3,740
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $44,044

  • 2019-2020 Cost of Attendance budget

    Juris Doctor (J.D.)

    Full-time Day Law School Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Full-Time Flat Rate $18,915/semester, 12-17 hours) $37,830
    Fees $1,020
    Books $1,800
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $59,088
    Part-time Evening Law School Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Part-Time Flat Rate $12,575/semester, 8-11 hours) $25,150
    Fees $590
    Books $900
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $45,078

    Master of Laws (LL.M.)

    Full-time LL.M. Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Full-Time Flat Rate $16,850/semester, 12-17 hours) $33,700
    Fees $1,020
    Books $1,800
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $54,958
    Part-time LL.M. Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Part-Time Flat Rate $11,125/semester, 8-11 hours) $22,250
    Fees $590
    Books $900
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $42,178

    Master of Jurisprudence (M.Jur.)

    Full-time M.Jur. Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Full-Time Flat Rate $17,450/semester, 12-17 hours) $34,900
    Fees $1,020
    Books $1,800
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $56,158
    Part-time M.Jur. Budget – Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
    Description Cost
    Tuition (Part-Time Flat Rate $11,600/semester, 8-11 hours) $23,200
    Fees $590
    Books $900
    Housing $8,910
    Board $3,860
    Personal $3,100
    Transportation $2,568
    Total $43,128

Note: Federal regulations will NOT permit you to borrow funds in excess of the total Cost of Attendance budget less any scholarships or grants.

Your Cost of Attendance budget may be adjusted (Special Condition form) upward for:

  • Supervised childcare expenses for children 12 years of age and under.
  • One time cost of a laptop computer.
  • Bar review course.

Your Cost of Attendance budget may NOT be adjusted for:

  • Mortgage payments.
  • Spousal/dependent maintenance expenses.
  • The cost for owning, insuring and maintaining a car.
  • Credit card and consumer debt payments.
Back to top