Tuition and Costs

LL.M. & M.S.L. Student Budget for Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Because the University of Dayton is a private institution, tuition costs are the same for all students regardless of their current residency. The University of Dayton School of Law charges tuition per credit hour rather than per academic year. The cost per credit hour for the 2013–2014 academic year is $1,125.

LL.M. Candidates with UDSL J.D. (with full transfer credit)†

LL.M. Candidates with U.S. J.D. (does not reflect
transfer credits)†

International LL.M. (does not reflect transfer credits)†
& M.S.L. Candidates

Tuition Costs Based On: 12 credit hours 24 credit hours 30 credit hours
Tuition $13,500 $27,000 $33,750
Other Fees $79 $158 $158
Books & Supplies (costs will vary) $750 $1,500 $1,500
Estimated Living & Personal Expenses $8,000 $16,000 $16,000
Total $22,329 $44,658 $51,408


All LL.M. candidates possessing a U.S. law degree must complete 24 credit hours of coursework. International LL.M. candidates must complete 30 credit hours of coursework. All LL.M. candidates may apply for up to nine transfer credits for J.D. coursework in areas such as computer or advanced technology, intellectual property, media or entertainment law. Dayton Law J.D. graduates may apply for an additional three credit hours of transfer credit for a maximum of 12 credit hours. 

Applicants interested in applying for transfer credit should read the full policy on transfer credits.

The amounts in this column assume that the LL.M. will be completed in one semester.

LL.M. & M.S.L. Student Budget for Fall 2012-Summer 2013

Because the University of Dayton is a private institution, tuition costs are the same for all students regardless of their current residency. The University of Dayton School of Law charges tuition per credit hour rather than per academic year. The cost per credit hour for the 2012–2013 academic year is $1,072

LL.M. Candidates with UDSL J.D. (with full transfer credit)†

LL.M. Candidates with U.S. J.D. (does not reflect
transfer credits)†

International LL.M. (does not reflect transfer credits)†
& M.S.L. Candidates

Tuition Costs Based On: 12 credit hours 24 credit hours 30 credit hours
Tuition $12,864 $25,728 $32,160
Other Fees** $79 $158 $158
Books & Supplies (costs will vary) $750 $1,500 $1,500
Estimated Living & Personal Expenses $8,000 $16,000 $16,000
Total $21,693 $43,386 $49,818


All LL.M. candidates possessing a U.S. law degree must complete 24 credit hours of coursework. International LL.M. candidates must complete 30 credit hours of coursework. All LL.M. candidates may apply for up to nine transfer credits for J.D. coursework in areas such as computer or advanced technology, intellectual property, media or entertainment law. Dayton Law J.D. graduates may apply for an additional three credit hours of transfer credit for a maximum of 12 credit hours. 

Applicants interested in applying for transfer credit should read the full policy on transfer credits.

The amounts in this column assume that the LL.M. will be completed in one semester.

**Includes mandatory health and accident insurance for international students.