Law School - Tuition & Fees

Find tuition information here for the degree programs offered by Suffolk University Law School.

Juris Doctor

Please note: All charges shown are per semester and all part-time fees are charged per credit. Full-time flat rate for DAY program is 10 - 15 credit hours per semester.

Full-time flat rate per semester Per Credit
$24,045 $1,603

Juris Doctor program also requires BAR dues and Bar Prep Fee.

Evening JD Program

Please note: All charges shown are per semester and all part-time fees are charged per credit. Full-time flat rate for EVENING program is based on 7 - 12 credit hours per semester.

Full-time flat rate per semester Per Credit
$18,034 $1,603

Evening Juris Doctor program also requires BAR dues and Bar Prep Fee.

Accelerated JD Program (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Per Semester Flat Rate

Day Full-time $24,045
Evening Full-time $18,034

Students enrolled into the accelerated program will be charged health insurance beginning with Summer 2018. The cost of summer insurance is $674.

Master of Laws (LLM) & Legal English Institute

Cost per Credit
LLM Post Graduate Program $2,031

Please note: All charges shown above are per semester and charged per credit.

Legal English Institute $2,882

Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)

First year* $2,031 per credit
12 credits: $24,372 per semester
**Administrative Fee: $2,031
After first year: $2,031 per credit

*BAR dues of $60 per semester added for first year only.

**After first year, student wishes to take additional credits will be charged at the per credit rate in addition to the Administrative Fee.

Bar Dues and Bar Preparation Fees

Semester charge
*SBA dues - Law day $60
*SBA dues - Law evening $45
**Bar Preparation Fee - Day $390
**Bar Preparation Fee - Evening $290

*SBA Dues
(previously known as Bar Dues)

This fee covers each student’s semester contribution to the Student Bar Association (SBA), which operates as the student government at Suffolk University Law School. The dues support SBA activities and all student organizations (with the exception of the academic honor boards) at the law school. All enrolled law students are automatically members of the SBA. 

**Bar Preparation Fee
Charged to new students entering the program beginning Fall 2016 and after.

The Bar Preparation Fee covers each student’s semester contribution to the cost of an all-inclusive bar preparation package. This package includes enrollment in a professional bar review course offered by Barbri or another provider selected by the student, a preparation course for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE), diagnostic exams, curricular programming, review books, study aids and assessment resources. The total amount of bar preparation fees paid through graduation will be less than the amount that a student would otherwise have to pay for individual retail purchase of the Barbri bar review course alone.

Miscellaneous Fees

Late Payment Fee $70
Returned Item Fee $25
On Call International Fee $60