Tuition & Fees

The legal education that Duke Law School offers is competitively priced. Endowment income and student tuition help cover the expense of offering outstanding professors, small classes and a wide range of program offerings.

Law School Budget for 2014-2015 Academic Year
Tuition $54,460
Medical Insurance $2,100 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $684
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$34

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $240
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,357
Rent & Utilities $7,763
Food $4,561
Books & Supplies $1,326
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,407
Local Transportation $1,648
TOTAL $77,750

* Duke University requires that students enrolled in programs that require payment of the health fee must have adequate medical insurance. Adequate means that the benefits must be similar to those offered by the Duke Student Medical Insurance Plan (SMIP). 

** The transcript fee is a one-time only fee paid to Duke University.

Law School Budget for 2014 Summer Term
Tuition $18,510
Health Fee (mandatory) $218
Rent & Utilities $2,156
Food $1,267
Books & Supplies $442
Local Transportation $454
Personal/Miscellaneous $946
TOTAL $23,993

2014 Summer Institute in Transnational Law

Budget for 2014 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Geneva
Tuition $4,560
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $350
Travel $2,300
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $11,810

* Price for double housing. The single housing option is $3,600. Students staying in housing not provided by Duke will be assessed a $225 non-resident's fee.

Budget for 2014 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Hong Kong
Tuition $4,560
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $350
Travel $2,600
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $12,110

* Price for double housing. Single housing is not an option in Hong Kong. Students staying in housing not provided by Duke will be assessed a $225 non-resident's fee.