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2024 Law School Tuition and COA after Receiving Financial Help

In general, law School Tuition is much higher than typical cost of colleges even in public law schools. The 2024 average law school tuition is $30,198 for in-state students and $43,313 for out-of-state in public schools. In private law schools, the average tuition $amp; fees is $55,993
The 2024 law school tuition increased by 3.96% from last year. The tuition rose 2.37% in public law schools and 4.63% in private schools. The below table shows the average law school tuition by school types and how much tuition increased from 2023.
2023-2024 Law Schools Tuition & and Increase Rate
TotalPublic Law SchoolsPrivate Law Schools
2023-2024$49,170$29,556 $42,851$53,823
2022-2023$51,119$30,781 $43,867$56,312
% Changed3.96%4.14%2.37%4.63%

How much is the total costs for attending law school per year

The 2024 average cost of attendance of law schools is $76,794 with indirect costs. The indirect costs is not billed by a institution and it typically includes costs for room, meals, books, and other living expenses. The living costs includes the room & boards and transportation, but excludes health insurance fees and bar exam fees.
2023-2024 Law Schools COA (Costs of Attendance)
TotalPublic Law SchoolsPrivate Law Schools
Tuition & Fees$51,119$30,781 $43,867$56,312
Living Costs$19,903$17,943 $17,943$21,383
Book$1,857$1,859 $1,859$1,860
Personal Expenses$3,915$3,563 $3,563$4,172
Cost of Attendance (COA)$76,794$54,146 $67,232$83,728

COA after Receiving Grants/Scholarships

Many law school students need financial helps for paying the highly rated tuition & fees. There are many opportunities offered by institution as well as federal grants. In 2024, 81.23% of enrolled students received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of the financial aid is $22,897. The grants amount covers 44.79% of the tuition $amp; fees.
With the financial helps, the COA is down to $53,897. In public law schools, The estimated average COA is $50,634 in public law schools and $67,130 in private schools with the financial aid.
2023-2024 Law Schools COA with Grants/Scholarships
TotalPublic Law SchoolsPrivate Law Schools
COA$76,794$54,146 $67,232$83,728
% Received Grants/Scholarships81.23%79.84% 79.84%82.32%
Amount Received$22,897$16,599 $16,599$27,821
COA after Receiving$53,897$37,547$50,634$55,907


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