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 2016-2017 Academic Year
Tuition $58,700
Medical Insurance $2,525 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $772
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $274
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,406
Rent & Utilities $8,658
Food $4,644
Books & Supplies $1,400
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,420
Local Transportation $1,746
TOTAL $83,751
Law School Budget for 2016-2017 Academic Year - JD/LLM
Tuition $68,484
Medical Insurance $2,400 *
Health Fee (mandatory) $772
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$36

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $274
Transcript Fee (one time only) $40 **
Loan Fees $1,406
Rent & Utilities $8,658
Food $4,644
Books & Supplies $1,400
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,420
Local Transportation $1,746
TOTAL $95,535

* 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.

2016 Summer Institute in Transnational Law

Budget for 2016 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Geneva
Tuition $4,810
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $350
Travel $2,300
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $11,980

* 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 2016 Summer Institute in Transnational Law - Hong Kong
Tuition $4,810
Housing $2,600*
Registration Fee $350
Travel $2,600
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
TOTAL $12,280

* 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.

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