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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 2021-2022 Academic Year
Tuition $68,400
Medical Insurance $3,605*
Health Fee (mandatory) $858
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$38

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $326
Transcript Fee (one time only) $120 **
Loan Fees $1,472
Rent & Utilities $10,550
Food $3,378
Books & Supplies $633
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,650
Transportation $1,680
TOTAL $94,840

 

Law School Budget for 2021-2022 Academic Year - JD/LLM
Tuition $79,800
Medical Insurance $3,605*
Health Fee (mandatory) $858
Law Student Activity Fee $110
Graduate Student Activity Fee

$38

Graduate Student Services Fee $20
Recreation Fee $326
Transcript Fee (one time only) $120 **
Loan Fees $1,472
Rent & Utilities $10,550
Food $3,378
Books & Supplies $633
Personal/Miscellaneous $3,650
Transportation $1,680
TOTAL $106,240

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.