Cost of Attendance (2014-2015)
Paying for law school represents an investment in your future. Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law remains committed to ensuring fees are both affordable and commensurate with the quality of its faculty, technologies and facilities.
The information below provides guidelines for direct and indirect costs you can expect to incur during law school. LMU – Duncan School of Law bills direct costs, such as tuition and fees, directly to each student. Students will also incur indirect costs, which include books, basic living accommodations, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses.
The Law School is pleased to offer a variety of financial aid packages to qualifying students. Substantial merit-based scholarships are available and will be credited towards each receiving student’s tuition for those who qualify. Last year, 88% of our fall enrollees received a scholarship and/or grant!
Direct Costs: Tuition and Fees
LMU-DSOL bills direct costs directly to students. Financial aid can be requested to cover some or all of these costs. In addition to the costs below, all students are subject to a one-time $250 graduation fee, billed the term prior to graduation.
|Tuition||$975 Per Credit Hour|
|Fees||Full-Time Students: 13-15 credit hours / semester||$867 per semester|
|Fees||Part-Time Students: 8-12 credit hours / semester||$775 per semester|
|Fees||One-Time Fee Billed the Term Prior to Graduation||$250 commencement fee|
The School of Law does not have a “half-time” curriculum. However, students may delay the taking of the electives set forth in §XII.G. of the LMU-DSOL Student Handbook. The LMU-DSOL Student Handbook can be found under “Current Students” and then “Policy, Procedures & Resources.”
|Typical First Year Tuition and Fees (All calculations based a 10-month academic year: August 2014 – May 2015)|
|Full-Time Tuition & Fees (15 hrs/sem)||$15,492||$15,492||$30,984|
|Est. Books & Living Expenses (Singles*)||$9,930||$9,930||$19,860|
|Part-Time Tuition & Fees (9 hrs/sem**)||$9,550||$11,500||$21,050|
|Est. Books & Living Expenses (Singles*)||$7,870||$7,870||$15,740|
* Estimated Housing (Room) costs may be cut in half if sharing with a roommate. **Part-Time Students take 11 hours in their second semester of their first year.
Indirect Costs: Living and Other Expenses
Enrolled 13-15 credit hours per semester
|Books & Supplies||$ 1,100||$ 1,100||$ 2,200|
|Room & Board||5,850||5,850||11,700|
|ESTIMATED TOTALS||$ 9,930||$ 9,930||$ 19,860|
Enrolled 8-12 credit hours per semester
|Books & Supplies||$ 800||$ 800||$ 1,600|
|Room & Board||4,390||4,390||8,780|
|ESTIMATED TOTALS||$ 7,870||$ 7,870||$ 15,740|
|Typical Annual Living Expenses (2014-2015) (All calculations based upon a 10-month academic year)|
|Estimated Living Expenses for Singles|
|Living On-Campus||Living Off-Campus||Living at Home|