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 2017-2018 Academic Year
Tuition $61,000
Medical Insurance $2,950 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $794
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $288
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,364
Rent & Utilities $8,718
Food $4,678
Books & Supplies $1,400
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,444
Transportation $1,758
TOTAL $86,600
Law School Budget for 2017-2018 Academic Year - JD/LLM
Tuition $71,166
Medical Insurance $2,950 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $794
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $288
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,364
Rent & Utilities $8,718
Food $4,678
Books & Supplies $1,400
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,444
Local Transportation $1,758
TOTAL $96,766

* 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.

2017 Summer Institute in Transnational Law

Budget for 2017 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Geneva
Tuition $0*
Housing $2,700**
Registration Fee $350
Travel $2,300
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $7,350

* 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.

** Price for double housing. The single housing option is $4,300. Students staying in housing not provided by Duke will be assessed a $500 non-resident's fee.

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