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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

Doctor of Jurisprudence (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, 10-14 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, 5-9 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.
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