Law School - Tuition & Fees

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

Law Tuition Rates: Fall 2020-Spring 2021

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.

Summer 2020: Students registered for Summer 2020 will be charged the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 per credit rate.

Summer 2021: Students registered for Summer 2021 will be charged the Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 per credit rate.

Full-time flat rate per semester Per Credit
$25,530 $1,702

Students enrolled in the Juris Doctor Program will also be charged the SBA Dues, Bar Prep Fee and University Technology 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. 

Summer 2020: Students registered for Summer 2020 will be charged the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 per credit rate.

Summer 2021: Students registered for Summer 2021 will be charged the Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 per credit rate.

Full-time flat rate per semester Per Credit
$19,148 $1,702

Students enrolled in the Evening JD Program will also be charged the SBA Dues, Bar Prep Fee and University Technology Fee.

Accelerated JD Program (Summer, Fall, Spring)

Per Semester Flat Rate

Day Full-time $25,530
Evening Full-time $19,148

Students enrolled into the accelerated program will be charged health insurance beginning with the Summer term in their first year. The cost of summer insurance is $765. The Accelerated Juris Doctor Program also requires SBA Dues, Bar Prep Fee and the University Technology Fee.

Master of Laws (LLM) & Legal English Institute

Cost per Credit
LLM Post Graduate Program $2,155
Legal English Institute $3,057

Students enrolled in the Master of Laws will also be charged the SBA Dues and the University Technology Fee. The Legal English Institute is a summer program offered to incoming international Masters of Laws students.

Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)

  Cost per Credit
Doctor of Juridical Science $2,155

SBA Dues are charged for the first year only. After the first year students will be charged at the per credit rate in addition to the Administrative Fee. The University Technology Fee will be charged every semester a student is enrolled.

Master of Science in Law: Life Sciences (MSLL)

  Cost per Credit
Master of Science in Law: Life Sciences $1,702

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Law: Life Sciences will also be charged the SBA Dues and the University Technology Fee.

Fees

Mandatory Fees

Semester charge
SBA Dues - Law Day/ SJD $64
SBA Dues - Law Evening/ LLM $48
Bar Preparation Fee - Day $390
Bar Preparation Fee - Evening $290
University Technology Fee – Law Day/SJD $110
University Technology Fee – Law Evening $55
SJD Administrative Fee – after year 1 $2,155

SBA 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

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
Travel Assistance Plan (Short Term) $160
Travel Assistance Plan (Semester) $200

Note

Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.