Tuition

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

Total Cost of Attendance

School of Law - Academic Year 2021-2022

   FULL-TIME DAY
(per year)

PART-TIME
(per year)

J.D. TUITION

$50,198

$38,578
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

DIRECT LOAN FEE**

$220 $220
  • Duquesne University reserves the right to change the tuition and fees herein stated at any time without notice.

*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 final transcripts, 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 written notification of the decision not to attend is given to the Law School Registrar no later than the first week of classes. 

When officially withdrawing from Duquesne University School of Law, a student will receive 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) 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 School of Law. A student will not be withdrawn until official notice is received in writing.

Student Accounts 

View your e-bill and account information in DORI. Click the Self-Service Banner tab to navigate to student account information. Students can also access the Student Accounts Office page for information related to e-billing and the collection of accounts.