Tuition and Fees

UW Law remains one of the most affordable institutions of higher learning among law schools.

2021–2022 tuition and fees * for J.D., Ph.D. and LLM in Asian & Comparative, Global Business, SID and General Law

Degree Programs Resident Nonresident
J.D. — 1L $40,035 $51,534
LL.M. in Asian & Comparative Law $27,480 $45,045
LL.M. in Sustainable International Development
LL.M. in Global Business Law
LL.M. in General Law

* Based on 3 quarters, average 40-45 credits. For more detailed information on tuition and fees for these programs, please visit the Office of Planning & Budgeting.

2022–2023 tuition and fees** for Masters of Jurisprudence and LL.M. in Health, Intellectual Property and Tax

Degree Programs Per Credit Annual
LL.M. in Health Law $1,076 $43,040
(40 credits required)
LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law & Policy
LL.M. in Taxation $971 $34,956
(36 credits required)
Masters of Jurisprudence $714

(45 credits required)

** In addition to the fees per credit, there are quarterly service fees:

  • Technology Fee: $38
  • Student Activities, IMA, and Operating Fee: $253
  • U-Pass: $92

2021–2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance ***

Estimated Cost of Attendance
Books and supplies $1,371
Room and board $18,402
Personal expenses $2,316
Transportation $1,326
SUBTOTAL $23,415

*** International students are required to have health insurance. Learn more about premiums and payment for the International Student Health Insurance Plan (ISHIP).