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Tuition and Fees

The overall cost of attending ASU Law is among the lowest of all American Bar Association accredited law schools. The tuition and fee estimates below assume full-time enrollment (12+ semester hours per semester) for the entire academic year. We want students to do everything they can to minimize debt while in law school so that they are well-positioned to pursue their passions upon graduation. Therefore, we strongly encourage students to follow a thrifty budget plan.

  Annual JD
Resident Expenses
Annual JD
Resident Expenses
(Thrifty Budget)
Annual JD
Non-Resident Expenses
Annual JD
Non-Resident Expenses
(Thrifty Budget)
Tuition & Fees $28,364* $28,364* $48,570* $48,570*
Books $1,332 $1,332 $1,332 $1,332
Supplies $576 $576 $576 $576
Room $9,610 $5,000 $9,610 $5,000
Board $3,564 $2,116 $3,564 $2,116
Personal $3,993 $2,500 $3,993 $2,500
Transportation $3,069 $500 $3,069 $500
Loan Fee $1,110 $1,110 $1,110 $1,110
Total $51,618 $41,498 $71,824 $61,704

*Prospective students and current students are responsible for verification of tuition costs and fees prior to registration. See ASU Tuition and Fees Schedule.

Tuition and Fees — LLM Program

  Annual LLM
Resident Expenses
Annual LLM
Nonresident Expenses
Tuition & Fees $29,664 $50,306
Books $1,332 $1,332
Supplies $576 $576
Room $9,610 $9,610
Board $3,564 $3,564
Personal $3,993 $3,993
Transportation $3,069 $3,069
Loan Fee $1,110 $1,110
Total $52,918 $73,560

*Prospective students and current students are responsible for verification of tuition costs and fees prior to registration. See ASU Tuition and Fees Schedule.

  Annual MLS
Resident Expenses
Annual MLS
Nonresident Expenses
Tuition & Fees $31,200 $39,200
Books $1,332 $1,332
Supplies $576 $576
Room $9,610 $9,610
Board $3,564 $3,564
Personal $3,993 $3,993
Transportation $3,069 $3,069
Loan Fee $1,110 $1,110
Total $54,454 $62,454

*Prospective students and current students are responsible for verification of tuition costs and fees prior to registration. See ASU Tuition and Fees Schedule.

Tuition and Fees—MSLB Program

  Fall Spring Summer**
Tuition & Fees $15,660 $15,600 $6,326
Books & Supplies $954 $954 $525
Room $4,805 $4,805 $1,976
Board $1,782 $1,782 $776
Personal $1,996 $1,996 $888
Travel $1,535 $1,535 $680
Loan Fee $555 $555 $555
Total $27,287 $27,287 $11,726

Non-Resident Costs

  Fall Spring Summer**
Tuition & Fees $18,450 $18,450 $8,408
Books & Supplies $954 $954 $525
Room $4,805 $4,805 $1,976
Board $1,782 $1,782 $776
Personal $1,996 $1,996 $888
Travel $1,535 $1,535 $680
Loan Fee $555 $555 $555
Total $30,077 $30,077 $13,808
  Annual MHREL
Resident Expenses
Annual MHREL
Nonresident Expenses
Tuition & Fees $34,664 $55,306
Books $1,332 $1,332
Supplies $576 $576
Room $9,610 $9,610
Board $3,564 $3,564
Personal $3,993 $3,993
Transportation $3,069 $3,069
Loan Fee $1,110 $1,110
Total $57,918 $78,560

*Prospective students and current students are responsible for verification of tuition costs and fees prior to registration. See ASU Tuition and Fees Schedule.

*Additional fees apply to MLS Patent Practice program. See below.

Tuition and Fees—MLS Patent Practice Program

Arizona Resident Cost

  Fall Spring Summer**
Tuition & Fees $15,600 $15,600 $8,400
Books & Supplies $954 $954 $525
Room $4,805 $4,805 $1,976
Board $1,782 $1,782 $776
Personal $1,996 $1,996 $888
Travel $1,535 $1,535 $680
Loan Fee $555 $555 $555
Total $27,227 $27,227 $13,800

Non-Resident Costs

  Fall Spring Summer**
Tuition & Fees $19,600 $19,600 $10,200
Books & Supplies $954 $954 $525
Room $4,805 $4,085 $1,976
Board $1,782 $1,782 $776
Personal $1,996 $1,996 $888
Travel $1,535 $1,535 $680
Loan Fee $555 $555 $555
Total $31,227 $31,227 $15,600

*All estimates of tuition are subject to change. Prospective students and current students are responsible for verification of tuition costs and fees prior to registration. See ASU Tuition and Fees Schedule.

**The amount of financial aid disbursed will be based on actual enrollment. Cost may vary. See Summer Financial Aid and Tuition and Fee Info.

Law For Life MLS and LLM Tuition and Fees

Through our Law for Life program, we are proud to offer ASU Law alumni a number of career-enhancing opportunities including an exclusive, low-cost preferred tuition rate for our LLM and MLS degree programs.

Master of Laws (LLM)—ASU Law alumni who graduated between 2004 and 2013 pay $5,000, graduates between 1994 and 2003 pay $10,000, and all other alumni pay $12,500.*

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)—ASU Law alumni hoping to return to earn their MLS pay $10,000.*

*Limited space available. University fees will apply.