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.

Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)

Full-time Day Law School Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Full-time Flat Rate $19,445 per semester, 12-17 hours)$38,890
Fees$1,060
Books$1,600
Housing$9,500
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$60,698
Part-time Evening Law School Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Part-time Flat Rate $12,930 per semester, 8-11 hours)$25,860
Fees$610
Books$800
Housing$9,500
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$46,418

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Full-time LL.M. Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Full-time Flat Rate $17,325 per semester, 10-14 hours)$34,650
Fees$1,060
Books$1,600
Housing$9,510
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$56,458
Part-time LL.M. Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Full-time Flat Rate $11,125 per semester, 5-9 hours)$22,880
Fees$610
Books$800
Housing$9,500
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$43,438

Master of Jurisprudence (M.Jur.)

Full-time M.Jur. Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Full-time Flat Rate $17,940 per semester, 12-17 hours)$35,880
Fees$1,060
Books$1,600
Housing$9,500
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$57,688
Part-time M.Jur. Budget – Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
DescriptionCost
Tuition (Full-time Flat Rate $11,925 per semester, 8-11 hours)$23,850
Fees$610
Books$800
Housing$9,500
Board$3,980
Personal$3,100
Transportation$2,568
Total$44,408
2020-2021 Cost of Attendance Budget

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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