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Washington College of Law Cost Guides

The costs below are estimates based on current economic conditions. An increase of approximately 5-7% for each succeeding academic year should be anticipated.

This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa. 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (Based on 12 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2022 - May 2023
Summer Semester: May 2023 - August 2023


In order to satisfy F-1 visa requirements, students must be registered for a minimum of 8 credit each semester. Other visa statuses may have other requirements.

Type Cost: 2 Semesters Cost: 1 Summer
 

Tuition* ($2,216/credit, 8 credit/semester)

$35,456

 

Mandatory Fees

$512

 

Room ($1,727 per month)

$15,544

$5,181

Board ($546 per month)

$4,914

$1,638

Books

$1,200

 

Health Insurance**

$2,178

 

Transportation

$1,440

$480

Personal

$1,800

$600

TOTAL

 $70,943

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (Based on 4 months)
Fall Semester: August 2022 - December 2022 or
Spring Semester: January 2023 - May 2023

Type Costs
 

Tuition* (Full-Time Student)

$29,921

Mandatory Fees

$576

Room 

$7,772

Board 

2,457

Books

$900

Health Insurance**

$826

Transportation

$590

Personal 

$900

TOTAL

$43,942

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 
May 31 - June 17, 2022

Type Costs
 

Tuition* ($2,216/ credit x 6)

$13,296

Mandatory Fees

$57

Housing (Room)

$1,727

Board (Food)

$546

Books/Supplies

$400

Health Insurance**

$549

Transportation

$160

Personal 

$200

TOTAL

$16,935

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (1 Semester & 1 Summer)
Summer & Fall: May 2022 - December 2022
Spring & Summer: January 2023 - June 2023


In order to satisfy F-1 or J-1 visa requirements, students must be registered for a minimum of 6 credit hours per summer term and 8 credits for Fall or Spring. Other visa statuses may have other requirements.

Type Costs: Fall or Spring Costs: Summer
 

Tuition* 

$17,728

$13,296

Mandatory Fees

$256

$57

Housing (Room)

$7,772

$1,727

Board(Food)

$2,457

$546

Books/Supplies

$600

$400

Health Insurance**

$826

$549

Transportation

$720

$160

Personal

$900

$200

TOTAL

 $48,194

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (Based on 12 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2022 - May 2023
Summer Semester: May 2023 - August 2023


In order to satisfy F-1 visa requirements, students must be registered for a minimum of 8 credit each semester. Other visa statuses may have other requirements.

Type Costs: 2 Semesters Costs: 1 Summer
 

Tuition* ($2,216 per credit, 8 credits/semester)

$35,456

 

Mandatory Fees

$512

 

Room ($1,727 per month)

$15,544

$5,181

Board ($546 per month)

$4,914

$1,638

Books

$1,200

 

Health Insurance**

$2,178

 

Transportation

$1,440

$480

Personal

$1,800

$600

TOTAL

 $70,943

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (Based on 9 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2022- May 2023

Type Costs
 

Tuition* (12 credits/semester)

$59,842

Mandatory Fees

$1,152

Room ($1,727 per month)

$15,544

Board ($546 per month)

$4,914

Books/Supplies

$1,800

Health Insurance**

$2,178

Transportation

$1,180

Personal 

$1,800

TOTAL

$88,410

Note: If you plan to live in Washington, DC for the 3 summer months, please anticipate the following additional costs

  • No classes
    Housing: $5,181
    Board/food: $1, 638
    Transportation: $480
    Personal: $600
    Total: $7,899
  • If taking classes:
    Tuition (6 cr.): $13,296
    Housing: $5,181
    Board/food: $1,638
    Transportation: $480
    Personal: $800
    Books/Supplies: $600
    Total:$21, 995

ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 (Based on 9 months)
Fall & Spring Semester: August 2022 - May 2023

Note:
First year SJD students take 9 credits per each semester. 
Second year SJD students take 2 credits per each semester.
Third & Fourth year SJD students take 1 credit per each semester.

Type Costs
 

Tuition

$40,400

Mandatory Fees

$512

Room ($1,727 per month)

$15,544

Board ($546 per month)

$4,914

Books/Supplies

$1,200

Health Insurance**

$2,178

Transportation

$1,440

Personal 

$1,800

TOTAL

$67,988

Tuition and Fees

*This cost guide is created for the purposes of acquiring a visa. Tuition is charged per semester, per credit hour.

For the LLM/ILSP Certificate Program, the LLM-MBA Program, and the LLM Program, the following tuition charges are applicable for the academic year 2022-2023:
• Students taking 12-17 credit hours per semester: $29,921 flat rate
• Students taking 1-11 credit hours per semester: $2,216 per credit

View a breakdown of the full LLM costs

** Health insurance fees reflect 2022-2023 costs. Please refer to the Student Health Center web site for more information.