Tuition & Fees
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Tuition & Fees 2023-2024
Tuition and mandatory fees:
Full-time: 12 or more credits
- In-state - $31,040.00 ($15,520.00/semester)
- Out-of-state - $40,322.08 ($20,161.04/semester)
- Regional/proximity (RI or VT residency) - $33,080.00 ($16,540.00/semester)
Part-time: 9 credits
- In-state - $23,348.66 ($11,674.33/semester)
- Out-of-state - $30,310.16 ($15,155.08/semester)
- Regional/proximity (RI or VT residency) - $24,878.66 ($12,349.33/semester)
Students who enroll in fewer than 12 credits are considered part-time. Part-time charges are calculated on a per-credit basis. The normal course load for part-time study is 8-10 credits.
All students are charged a one-time transcript fee of $100.
Additional one-time fees
- Graduation fee: The Graduation fee helps to offset costs attributed to student services applicable to law students. This is a one-time fee assessed to all law students upon completion of 60 credits.
- Alumni fee: This fee provides law graduates with a one-year membership in the alumni association. Any graduate not wishing to participate in the association must complete the online waiver process in COIN using the waivable link fee on the Student Center page.
Technology fee for online and blended courses: Graduate-Law (per course): $150
International Student fee: This fee, paid each semester, supports the infrastructure required to maintain university compliance requirements for the admission, enrollment, and retention of international students.
Cost of Attendance Budgets
Student health insurance
Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Health Insurance
The insurance policy runs from August 1 through July 31. The annual premium is $2,734.56.
Students will be billed separately for health insurance premiums per term The fall health insurance premium of $1,156.90 covers the fall term August - December
The spring health insurance premium of $1577.66 covers the spring term January - July
All students should either enroll in or waive the insurance by the due date indicated on the student invoice.
- All students who have not enrolled in or waived the University health insurance plan by the due date of the bill will have a registration hold placed on their accounts.
- Students with appropriate coverage, who do not waive coverage by the waiver date, will be charged for insurance.
If you have successfully completed the online waiver of the insurance, deduct the insurance charge from the total due if that charge appears on your invoice.
If you have any questions about the insurance coverage offered, contact Health Services: 508.999.8982.
Financing your UMass Law education
UMass Law offers fellowships, scholarships, loan programs, and payments plans. Financial Aid staff are prepared to assist you in learning what is available and how to access needed funding for your studies.
Bookstore Voucher Advance
Students eligible for a bookstore voucher advance will receive email notifications with details. The email sent to you prior to the start of the fall and spring semester will provide the date through which the advancement will be valid. There will be no extensions.
Your estimated federal financial aid package must exceed your financial obligation to the University for the current semester in order to qualify for the bookstore voucher program. The bookstore voucher is an available line of credit at the UMassD Campus Store to be used for textbooks and course related supplies (cannot be used for gift cards). If you qualify for a bookstore voucher, you will receive an email in your University student email account. UMass Law students with excess financial aid may apply for a book voucher up to $750 for textbook purchases at the UMassD Campus Store, online or on campus.
Bookstore voucher dates - Law School
Fall 2023 Semester
- First day to apply: Aug. 1
- Last day to apply: Sept. 6
- Last day to use: Sept. 8
Spring 2024 Semester (Tentative)
- First day to apply: Dec. 20
- Last day to apply: Jan. 26
- Last day to use: Feb. 2