Tuition and Financial Aid

Willamette University College of Law offers a range of services and programs to help students budget for law school.

Full-Time JD
(10-16 Credit Hours)
Fall Semester Spring Semester Full Academic Year
Tuition $19,475 $19,475 $38,950
Student Body Fee $90 $90 $180
Student Bar Prep Fee $350 $350 $700
Books and Supplies $790 $790 $1,580
Living Expenses $7,898 $7,898 $15,796
Health Insurance (Domestic) $825 $1,080 $1,905
Health Insurance (International) $609 $797 $1,406
Total (Domestic) $29,428 $29,683 $59,111
Total (International) $29,212 $29,400 $58,612

(Each credit over 16): *$1,498

Part-Time JD
(9 Credit Hours)
Fall Semester Spring Semester Full Academic Year
Tuition $13,482 $13,482 $26,964
Student Body Fee $90 $90 $180
Student Bar Prep Fee $350 $350 $700
Books and Supplies $790 $790 $1,580
Living Expenses $7,898 $7,898 $15,796
Health Insurance (Domestic) $825 $1,080 $1,905
Health Insurance (International) $609 $797 $1,406
Total (Domestic) $23,435 $23,690 $47,125
Total (International) $23,219 $23,407 $46,626

(Each credit over 16): *$1,498

Full-Time LL.M. or MLS
(10-16 Credit Hours)
Fall Semester Spring Semester Full Academic Year
Tuition $19,475 $19,475 $38,950
Student Body Fee $90 $90 $180
Books and Supplies $790 $790 $1,580
Living Expenses $7,898 $7,898 $15,796
Health Insurance (Domestic) $825 $1,080 $1,905
Health Insurance (International) $609 $797 $1,406
Total (Domestic) $29,078 $29,333 $58,411
Total (International) $28,862 $29,050 $57,912

(Each credit over 16): *$1,498
No Bar Prep Fee

Part-Time LL.M. or MLS
(9 Credit Hours)
Fall Semester Spring Semester Full Academic Year
Tuition $13,482 $13,482 $26,964
Student Body Fee $90 $90 $180
Books and Supplies $790 $790 $1,580
Living Expenses $7,898 $7,898 $15,796
Health Insurance (Domestic) $825 $1,080 $1,905
Health Insurance (International) $609 $797 $1,406
Total (Domestic) $23,085 $23,340 $46,425
Total (International) $22,869 $23,057 $45,926

(Each credit over 16): *$1,498
No Bar Prep Fee

Part-Time Cost by Credit Hour
(5-9 Credit Hours)
Credits Cost Per Semester
1 credit *$1,498
2 credits *$2,996
3 credits *$4,494
4 credits *$5,992
5 credits *$7,490
6 credits *$8,988
7 credits *$10,486
8 credits *$11,984
9 credits *$13,482

Important Notes about Estimated Expenses:

  • These charges are subject to change with each academic year.
  • Bar preparation fee paid for by JD full-time and part-time students only.
  • Estimated living expenses include transportation, room and board during the nine-month academic year, based on the needs of a law student with no spouse, partner or dependents.
  • The Willamette University sponsored student health insurance is provided by Aetna. Fees reflected are for the student only. Full benefit information, including information regarding waiving student health insurance and adding of a spouse and/or child(ren), is available at www.willamette.edu/dept/health/insurance/index.html.