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Tuition and Costs: J.D. Program

Tuition and Living Expenses

Students changing classesThe University of Dayton School of Law charges tuition per credit hour rather than per academic year. The cost per credit hour for the Traditional and Two-Year J.D. programs is $1,237 for the 2020-2021 academic year. For the Online Hybrid J.D. program the cost per credit hour is $1,500 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

To encourage you to devote your full attention to the rigors of the first year of law school, UDSL policy prohibits employment during the first year (with the exception of holiday and summer breaks). After your first year, you may pursue part-time employment to help with tuition and other costs.

J.D. Cost of Attendance

STUDENT BUDGET FOR SUMMER 2020

Tuition (based on 14 semester hours)

$1,237 per credit hour

$17,318
University charge $130
Health, Counseling and Other Charges
$79
Books and supplies $750
Estimated Living and Personal Expenses
$8,500
Total $26,777

STUDENT BUDGET FOR FALL 2020 AND SPRING 2021

Tuition (based on 31 semester hours)

$1,237 per credit hour

$38,347*
University charge $260
Health, Counseling and Other Charges
$158
Books and supplies $1,500
Estimated Living and Personal Expenses
$17,000
Total $57,265

* Summer Starters in the Two-Year J.D. Program may vary the number of credits they take in the Spring Semester. All J.D. students must have 90 credits to graduate.


STUDENT BUDGET FOR FALL 2020 AND SPRING 2021 SEMESTERS

Tuition (based on 29 semester hours)

$1,237 per credit hour

$35,873
University charge $260
Health, Counseling and Other Charges
$158
Books and supplies $1,500
Estimated Living and Personal Expenses
$17,000
Total $54,791

STUDENT BUDGET FOR FALL 2020 AND SPRING 2021 SEMESTERS

Tuition (based on 14 semester hours)

$1,500 per credit hour

$21,000
University charge $50
Get REAL Week Fee
$800
Books and supplies $800
Estimated Living and Personal Expenses
$8,000
Total for Two Semesters
$30,650

CONTACT

School of Law

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2760
937-229-3555
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