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Tuition

Tuition for Academic Year 2019-2020

  • First-Year JD Full-Time Program Package: $48,670
  • First-Year JD Part-Time Program: $31,620
  • JD and LLM Per Credit Hour: $1,590
    • LLM Program (total 24 credit hours): $38,160
  • MJ Per Credit Hour: $1,140
    • MJ Program (total 30 credit hours): $34,200

General Fees per Semester*

  • Law Journals: $25
  • Law Activity Fee: $20
  • Loan Repayment Assistance Program: $10
  • VENTRA U-Pass: $168 
  • Late Fee: $100
  • Service Fee for Returned Check: $25
  • Athletic: $25
*Please note that only JD Day students registered for at least 12 credit hours or JD Evening students registered for at least 9 credit hours are eligible for the VENTRA U-Pass. If eligible, students are charged $84 for the summer semester for the U-Pass. MJ students do not pay fees for the law journals, Student Bar Association and Loan Repayment Assistance Program.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Full-Time Students

When budgeting for law school, take into account the following estimated expenses*:

Tuition for the Full-time Day Program $48,670
Estimated fees $496
Estimated loan origination fees $1,317
Estimated cost of books and supplies $1,480
Estimated living expenses $20,298
TOTAL $72,261
*The expenses listed are estimates and may vary from student to student. Loan origination fees are not payable to DePaul; they are charged by the Department of Education upon disbursement.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Part-Time Students

When budgeting for law school, take into account the following expenses*:

Tuition for the Part-Time Program $31,620
Estimated fees $496
Estimated loan origination fees $212
Estimated cost of books and supplies 1,480
Estimated living expenses $20,298
TOTAL $54,106
*The expenses listed are estimates and may vary from student to student. Loan origination fees are not payable to DePaul; they are charged by the Department of Education upon disbursement.

 
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