Tuition and Fees

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

2023–2024 tuition and fees * for J.D. as well as LL.M. in Asian & Comparative, Global Business, SID and General Law

Degree Programs Resident Nonresident
J.D. — 1L $43,584 $55,617
LL.M. in Asian & Comparative Law $30,012 $47,460
LL.M. in Sustainable International Development
LL.M. in Global Business Law
LL.M. in General Law
Ph.D. in Law $26,325 $47,460

* 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.

2023–2024 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 $1,119 $44,760
(40 credits required)
LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law & Policy
LL.M. in Taxation $1,010 $36,360
(36 credits required)
Masters of Jurisprudence $743

(45 credits required)

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

  • Student Activities, IMA and Operating Fee: $265
  • Tech Fee: $22
  • U-Pass: $86
  • Total: $373

2022–2023 Estimated Cost of Attendance ***

Estimated Cost of Attendance
Books and supplies $2,319 (J.D.); $825 (Graduate)
Room and board $22,251
Personal expenses $2,508
Transportation $1,581
SUBTOTAL $28,659 (J.D.); $27,165 (Graduate)

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