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. The law school bills direct costs, such as tuition and fees, directly to each student. Students also incur indirect costs, which include books, basic living accommodations, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses. LMU-DSOL  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.

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 per semester $867 per semester
Part-Time Students:                   8-12 credit hours per semester $775 per semester
One-Time Fee Billed the Term Prior to Commencement $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                                                                                                  (2014-2015)                                                   (All calculations based a 10-month academic year)
   FALL SPRING   TOTAL
Full-Time Student (15 hours per semester) $15,492 $15,492 $30,984
Part-Time Student (9 hours per semester) $9,550 $9,550 $19,100
Typical Second Year, Third Year, and Fourth Year (If Applicable) Tuition and Fees                  (2014-2015)   (All calculations based on a 10-month academic year and vary depending on course load attempted and whether a student is in his final semester)
   FALL SPRING   TOTAL
Full-Time Student (15 hours per semester) $15,492 $15,492 $30,984
Part-Time Student (12 hours per semester) $12,475 $12,475 $24,950

Indirect Costs: Living and Other Expenses

FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Enrolled 13-15 credit hours per semester
FALL SPRING TOTAL
Books & Supplies $      1,100 $     1,100 $       2,200
Loan Fees 500 500 1,000
Personal/Miscellaneous 800 800 1,600
Room & Board 5,850 5,850 11,700
Transportation 1,680 1,680 3,360
TOTALS $     9,930 $     9,930 $    19,860
PART-TIME STUDENTS
Enrolled 8-12 credit hours per semester
FALL SPRING TOTAL
Books & Supplies $        800 $        800 $      1,600
Loan Fees 400 400 800
Personal/Miscellaneous 600 600 1,200
Room & Board 4,390 4,390 8,780
Transportation 1,680 1,680 3,360
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
Full-Time Student             N/A          $19,860      $19,860
Part-Time Student             N/A          $15,740      $15,740

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