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 2013-2014 Academic Year
Tuition $52,620
Medical Insurance $1,895 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $618
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee $34
Recreation Fee $174
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,204
Rent & Utilities $7,632
Food $4,482
Books & Supplies $1,326
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,348
Local Transportation $1,620
TOTAL $75,103

* 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 amount listed is the rate that applies to most law students, however your rate may vary based on your age.

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

Law School Budget for 2013 Summer Term
Tuition $17,880
Health Fee (mandatory) $212
Rent & Utilities $2,120
Food $1,246
Books & Supplies $442
Local Transportation $447
Personal/Miscellaneous $930
TOTAL $23,277

2013 Summer Institute in Transnational Law

Budget for 2013 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Geneva
Tuition $4,560
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $300
Travel $2,300
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $11,760

* 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 2013 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Hong Kong
Tuition $4,560
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $300
Travel $2,600
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $12,060

* 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.