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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 2020-2021 Academic Year
Tuition $66,000
Medical Insurance $3,605*
Health Fee (mandatory) $858
Law Student Activity Fee $0
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$0

Graduate Student Services Fee $16
Recreation Fee $0
Transcript Fee (one time only) $120 **
Loan Fees $1,576
Rent & Utilities $10,404
Food $3,330
Books & Supplies $624
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,600
Transportation $1,656
TOTAL $91,789

 

Law School Budget for 2020-2021 Academic Year - JD/LLM
Tuition $77,000
Medical Insurance $3,605*
Health Fee (mandatory) $858
Law Student Activity Fee $0
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$0

Graduate Student Services Fee $16
Recreation Fee $0
Transcript Fee (one time only) $120 **
Loan Fees $1,576
Rent & Utilities $10,404
Food $3,330
Books & Supplies $624
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,600
Transportation $1,656
TOTAL $102,789

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.

 

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Loan Repayment Assistance Program
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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.

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