SCHOOL OF LAW
Annual tuition and fees
For JD, LLM, MSL, certificate, audit, and non-degree courses
2023-24 (fall and spring combined)
- Full-time enrollment assumes 30 credit hours per year (14 in the fall semester and 16 in the spring semester). Part-time enrollment assumes 20 credit hours per year (10 in the fall semester and 10 in the spring semester). This equates to an average of 10 courses per year for full time students and 6 courses per year for part-time students. Actual credit hours and course loads may vary, resulting in a variation in tuition and fee totals. In order to get through the J.D. program in a timely fashion (3 years for full-time or 4 years for part-time), the law school’s curriculum requires you take 12 to 16 credit hours a semester (for full-time) and 8 to 10 credit hours a semester (for part-time).
- Non-resident students pay the same tuition as resident students plus a $100 annual non-resident surcharge. This surcharge is waived for students who become Ohio residents. Students are typically able to become Ohio residents after one year of Ohio residency.
- Please note that first-year tuition may be less than the totals indicated in the table above.
|Three hours||Six hours|
- Summer classes are optional, but are required for part-time students who wish to complete law school in four years. Eighty-eight credit hours are required for graduation.
Estimated living expenses
|Room and Board||$11,550||$4,000|
|Books and Supplies||$1,500||$800|
Per-unit tuition and fee rates
|Tuition (per credit)||$745.30|
|Course Fee (per course)||$110|
|General Service Fee (per hour, with a max. of $206.52 per semester)||$17.21|
|Professional Fee (per credit hour)||$30|
|Administrative Fee (per semester)||$30|
|Technology Fee (per hour)||$16.25|
|Facilities Fee (per hour, with a max. of $222.60 per semester)||$18.55|
|Transportation Fee (fall and spring, per semester)||$175|
|Transportation Fee (summer)||$120|
|Nonresident Surcharge (fall and spring, per semester)||$50|
Please note: Parking is not included in the above total cost calculations, as not every student will choose to purchase a parking permit. To purchase a parking permit, and for current permit costs, please visit Parking at The University of Akron.
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