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Law School Tuition and Fees


JD Program

Students in the Juris Doctor program pay by the semester. Students in the full-time, (Day) division take from 13 to 17 hours per semester. Students in the part-time, (Evening) division take 9 to 12 hours per semester.

Day (full-time) Division Charges per semester Total for year
Tuition $20,639 $41,278
Health Insurance
Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fee (LRAP) $25 $50
Evening (part-time) Division Charges per semester Total for year
Tuition $15,478 $30,956
Health Insurance TBD TBD
Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fee (LRAP) $25 $50

LL.M. Program

LL.M. students pay by the credit hour. Students who are enrolled in classes pay a student activities/building fee. Students not enrolled in classes who are continuing to work towards the degree while completing thesis pay an LL.M. thesis continuation fee.

Tuition $1,525/credit
LL.M. Registration Fee $85
Health Insurance TBD/semester
LL.M. Thesis Continuation Fee $250/semester

Audit Program

Auditors are charged by the credit hour. The fee varies if the student is not auditing for a certificate or if the student is an alumnus. Audits require the permission of the professor.

Per Credit Hour for Certificate $1,525/credit
Per Credit Hour for Non-Certificate audit or alumni $762/credit

Summer School

Summer school is paid for by the credit hour. A typical course in summer school is 2 to 3 hours. Students typically take one to two courses in a summer. Students taking summer school may become eligible to graduate early or to take part-time semesters and still graduate in three years in the full-time program.

Law students & certificate auditors $1,525/credit

Additional Costs

Books & Supplies (estimated) $800/semester
Living, transportation, and personal allowance (estimated) $9,900/semester
Federal Unsubsidized and Federal Grad Plus loan fees deducted by the Federal Direct Loan Program (estimated) $600/semester

Section and Course Fees

Individual sections or courses may have associated fees. Check to see if your section has a fee by viewing your section using WebAdvisor and clicking on the section title. If you drop a course with a fee before the late add/drop period begins (as defined on the academic calendar), then the course fee is reversed in full. If you withdraw from the course on or after the start of the late add/drop period as defined on the academic calendar, then the course fee is not adjusted.

*Lewis & Clark reserves the right to change the charges for tuition and fees at any time and at the discretion of its Board of Trustees.

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