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 2018-2019 Academic Year
Tuition $63,400
Medical Insurance $3,535 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $814
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $302
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,546
Rent & Utilities $9,586
Food $3,330
Books & Supplies $648
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,474
Transportation $1,800
TOTAL $88,641
Law School Budget for 2018-2019 Academic Year - JD/LLM
Tuition $73,966
Medical Insurance $3,535 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $814
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $302
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,546
Rent & Utilities $9,586
Food $3,330
Books & Supplies $648
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,474
Transportation $1,800
TOTAL $99,207

* 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.

Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law

Budget for 2018 Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law
Tuition

$0*

Activities, Meals & Accommodations Fee $2,800
Registration Fee $350
Travel $1,800
Food (meals not included in Activities, Meals & Accommodations Fee) $520
Personal expenses $383
TOTAL

$5,853

* Tuition for the summer institute is included as part of the fall/spring JD/LLM tuition listed above and is not charged to JD/LLM students. Other students who wish to attend the institute will be charged $4,810 for tuition, which will be added to the budget above.

Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

Duke's LRAP program covers 100% of federal loan payments for graduates making $60,000 or less. Graduates making between $60,000 and $75,000 can receive assistance on a sliding scale.

Learn about Duke's LRAP program

 

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Office of Financial Aid

Duke Law School
Box 90363
Durham, NC 27708-0363
(919) 613-7025
financial_aid@law.duke.edu