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Tuition and fees

Fall 2013 student charges

The tuition and mandatory fees—exclusive of health insurance and transcript fees—for the Fall 2013 academic semester are:

Freeze on tuition and law school fees

UMass Law has frozen its tuition and mandatory law school fee for the three years, starting with the 2012-2013 academic year, at current levels.

  • $12,089 for full-time in-state students
  • $13,023 for full-time regional/proximity students
  • $15,935 for full-time out-of-state students

More details:

Tuition & Fees Fall 2013 (Full-Time and Part-Time)  (PDF)

Tuition & Fees Spring 2014 (Full-time and Part-time) (PDF)

Financing your law school education

To help you and your family with your educational expenses, UMass Law offers:

Staff members in Financial Aid are prepared to assist you in learning what is available and how to access needed funding for your studies.

Health insurance

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires all full-time and three-fourths-time matriculated students to have comprehensive health insurance. These students will be billed automatically for health insurance.

Information about the health insurance requirement may be obtained from UMass Dartmouth's Student Health Services.

Tuition refund policy

Percentage and type of refund upon Official Withdrawal from UMass Dartmouth

Prior to first day and through to end of publicized drop/add period each semester

100% tuition and all fees

During second week

90% tuition and law school fee

During third week

70% tuition and law school fee

During fourth week

50% tuition and law school fee

After fourth week

no refund of charges

 

Official Withdrawal from the University is defined in § 12 of the UMass Law Student Handbook (PDF)

Refund of charges for on-campus meals and housing is governed by the terms of the housing contract.

Return of Title IV Aid

For students receiving Title IV funding (Federal Direct Loans), the law school applies the Return of Title IV Aid policy in compliance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998.

Withdrawn students with federal loans will be subject to both the Return of Title IV Aid and the University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth Refund Policy.

According to federal regulation, students receiving Federal Direct Loans that withdraw from or stop attending classes on or before completing 60% of the semester, calculated in calendar days, are required to return all or a portion of the federal funds awarded.

Refunds made under the Return of Title IV Aid policy will be paid, first, to the Unsubsidized and Subsidized Direct Loan Programs and then to the Graduate Plus Loan Program.

Additional information about the Return of Title IV Aid policy as well as examples of its application, are available in the Financial Aid Services Office.


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