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A competitive tuition rate and generous scholarships and financial aid make Duquesne University School of Law affordable. 

Duquesne University reserves the right to change the tuition and fees herein stated at any time without notice.

Total Cost of Attendance

School of Law - Academic Year 2021-2022

(per year)

(per year)



LAW SCHOOL FEE $1,040 $1,040
HOUSING COSTS  $14,144 $14,144
BOOKS $1,500 $1,500
PERSONAL $1,000 $1,000
TRANSPORTATION $1,200 $1,200
TOTAL $69,082 $57,462
COMPUTER ALLOWANCE*    $2,000 $2,000


$220 $220

*Computer Allowance - a one-time $2,000 allowance is available towards the purchase of a computer. This is an additional loan. Please contact the Financial Aid office with any questions regarding this additional loan.

**Direct Loan Fees can be variable depending on the amount of the loan. The financial aid office begins the process under the assumption that the full Stafford loan amount ($20,500) will be borrowed but then adjusts accordingly.

Registration is not complete until all requested forms, including official transcripts and photo, have been submitted and tuition fees paid or satisfactory financial agreements have been made for the payment of tuition and fees.

The financial obligation for places reserved by a registered student who does not subsequently attend cannot be canceled unless a written (typed) notification of the decision not to attend is given to the Law School Registrar before the first day of classes. Notification received on or after the opening day of classes is subject to the official withdrawal policy.

When officially withdrawing from the Duquesne University School of Law on or after the first class day of the semester, a student receives a refund of part of the tuition charged for the semester in accordance with the refund schedule as published in the Policies and Procedures. The effective date of withdrawal for determining the percentage of refund will be the date of notification in writing (typed) to the Academic Status Committee, c/o Associate Dean. The letter or form must be delivered to the Law School Registrar. This will also be the recorded date of the student’s withdrawal from the Law School. A student is considered enrolled until he or she gives official notice of withdrawal.

Other fees include: Special or Deferred Examination Fee of $50 payable in advance of authorized special examinations, and Graduation Fee of $150.

Current Students

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