Tuition and Costs

University of Arizona Law is one of the most affordable top-tier law schools in the country. Our non-resident JD tuition is significantly less expensive than most public law schools’ in-state tuition and is vastly less expensive than most private schools. In fact, we were the first law school in the country to significantly reduce tuition. A smaller debt burden means you have the freedom to choose where to start your legal career after you graduate.

Arizona Law is committed to excellence and access in legal education. We strive to provide our students a legal education of the highest quality at competitive tuition rates for residents and nonresidents. We also offer a generous JD scholarship program and numerous options for financial aid. Admitted students are considered for merit and need-based awards as part of the admissions process; no separate application is necessary. 

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is the university’s estimate of your academic-year expenses. It includes charges billed directly to you (tuition and fees), as well as an estimated budget of indirect expenses (room/board, books and supplies, travel, miscellaneous, and loan fees). Although you may be awarded financial aid up to the cost of attendance, you may choose to borrow less.

Academic Year 2018–19

Direct Expenses for Residents*

  • Tuition: $24,500
  • Mandatory University Fees: $1,328
  • Total: $25,828

Direct Expenses for Non-residents*

  • Tuition: $29,000
  • Mandatory University Fees: $1,328
  • Total: $30,328

Estimated Indirect Expenses

  • Room/Board: $12,250
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Travel/transportation: $3,800
  • Loan Fees: $100
  • iCourse Fee: $100
  • Miscellaneous: $4,000
  • Total Estimated Indirect Expenses: $21,450

Total Direct + Estimated Indirect Expenses

  • Residents: $47,278
  • Non-Residents: $51,778

Refund Information

Information on the university’s tuition and fee refund policies can be found here.

 

*All amounts shown here or in other University of Arizona College of Law communications represent tuition and fees as currently approved and are subject to change, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Last Updated: 09/12/2018

Academic Year 2017–18

Direct Expenses*

  • Tuition: $24,500
  • Mandatory University Fees: $1,326
  • International Student Fee**: $200
  • One-time ISS Orientation Fee**: $75
  • Total: $26,101   

Direct Expenses for Non-residents*

  • Tuition: $29,000
  • Mandatory University Fees: $1,326
  • International Student Fee**: $200
  • One-time ISS Orientation Fee**: $75
  • Total: $30,601

Estimated Indirect Expenses

  • Room/Board: $11,800
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Health Insurance: $2,308
  • Miscellaneous: $4,500
  • Total Estimated Indirect Expenses: $19,808

Total Direct + Estimated Indirect Expenses

  • Residents: $45,909.10
  • Non-Residents: $50,409.10

 

*All amounts shown here or in other University of Arizona College of Law communications represent tuition and fees as currently approved and are subject to change, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents.
Residency pertains to Arizona Residency, which must be verified by the Residency Classification Office. For more info, go to their website here

**Applicable to international students 

Academic Year 2017–18*

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition: $26,000 per year regardless of residency
  • Mandatory university fees: $1,326.10
  • International student fee: $200 per year
  • ISS Orientation fee: $75 one-time fee

Estimated other Expenses

  • Room and Board: $11,800
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Health Insurance: $2,308
  • Miscellaneous: $4,500
  • Total Estimated Other Expenses: $19,808

Summer tuition varies every year. For summer 2015, per credit tuition was $625.

 

*All amounts shown here or in other University of Arizona College of Law communications represent tuition and fees as currently approved and are subject to change, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Academic Year 2016–17*

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition and Fees: $26,000 per year regardless of residency
  • Mandatory university fees: $1,024.94
  • International student fee: $200 per year
  • ISS Orientation fee: $75 one-time fee

Estimated other Expenses

  • Room and Board: $11,800
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Health Insurance: $2,308
  • Miscellaneous: $4,500
  • Total Estimated Other Expenses: $19,808

Summer tuition varies every year. For summer 2015, per credit tuition was $625.

 

*All amounts shown here or in other University of Arizona College of Law communications represent tuition and fees as currently approved and are subject to change, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Academic Year 2018–19*

Tuition & Fees

  • On campus: $26,000, prorated at $867 per unit (excluding Mandatory University fees).*
  • Online: $19,500, prorated at $650 per unit (excluding Mandatory University fees).*
  • Mandatory university fees are assessed each semester.

Additional Information

 

*All amounts shown here or in other University of Arizona College of Law communications represent tuition and fees as currently approved. The amounts are subject to change, upon approval by the Arizona Board of Regents, which typically releases tuition decisions in April.

Visit the University of Arizona financial aid website for current undergraduate tuition and estimated cost of attendance.