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You are viewing tuition for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing

We put all schools on the following chart by plotting tuition change between 2010 and 2014 against Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing. For public schools, we use resident tuition.

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Grouped by Percentage of 2014 Graduates Borrowing Average Academic Year Tuition
Change between 2010 - 2011 and 2014 - 2015
Public (In State) Private For Profit
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing ≥ 90% $20K $24K
+18.1%
10 schools
$34K $38K
+11.9%
19 schools
$35K $42K
+20.9%
2 schools
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing 80% - 89.9% $20K $25K
+24.5%
41 schools
$38K $43K
+13%
52 schools
$36K $39K
+10.1%
1 schools
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing < 80% $22K $26K
+18.8%
27 schools
$42K $49K
+16.1%
32 schools
Percentage of Graduates Borrowing Not Reported $16K $20K
+25.2%
3 schools
$33K $37K
+10.3%
3 schools
$35K $41K
+18%
2 schools

Read this chart across each row. For example, average tuition at the 19 private schools with Percentage of Graduates Borrowing ≥ 90% increased 11.9% from 2010 to 2014, from $34K to $38K.

School 2014 Grad
% Borrowing
Non-Discounted Tuition Change
2010 - 2011 Academic Year 2014 - 2015 Academic Year
Private/Non-Resident Resident Private/Non-Resident In-State Private/Non-Resident In-State
Southern University Law Center 95% $13,080 $8,478 $21,614 $12,014 65.2% 41.7%
University of South Dakota 90% $21,960 $11,208 $29,518 $13,904 34.4% 24.1%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 90% $24,976 $18,200 $34,174 $24,887 36.8% 36.7%
University of Montana 90% $26,186 $11,062 $29,328 $11,335 12% 2.5%
Howard University 96% $26,439 $0 $33,732 $0 27.6%
Liberty University 92% $29,120 $0 $31,562 $0 8.4%
University of Louisville 91% $30,300 $15,760 $36,538 $19,702 20.6% 25%
University of Toledo 90% $30,613 $19,833 $33,752 $22,203 10.3% 11.9%
Willamette University 93% $31,130 $0 $37,625 $0 20.9%
Ohio Northern University 97% $31,264 $0 $24,800 $0 -20.7%
Creighton University 92% $31,386 $0 $35,530 $0 13.2%
Regent University 93% $31,410 $0 $34,390 $0 9.5%
Capital University 94% $32,074 $0 $33,180 $0 3.4%
Drake University 94% $32,514 $0 $38,106 $0 17.2%
Barry University 95% $32,650 $0 $35,844 $0 9.8%
St. Thomas University - Florida 91% $33,082 $0 $38,458 $0 16.3%
Hamline University 95% $33,506 $0 $39,536 $0 18%
William Mitchell College of Law 93% $33,800 $0 $38,660 $0 14.4%
Florida Coastal School of Law 93% $34,712 $0 $42,906 $0 23.6%
Charlotte School of Law 92.5% $34,990 $0 $41,348 $0 18.2%
Western State University 91% $35,190 $0 $42,102 $0 19.6%
Rutgers State University - Newark 91% $35,897 $24,977 $38,029 $26,062 5.9% 4.3%
University of Utah 94% $36,209 $18,231 $47,170 $24,797 30.3% 36%
Valparaiso University 93% $36,800 $0 $39,612 $0 7.6%
Western New England University School of Law 92% $36,854 $0 $40,954 $0 11.1%
University of New Hampshire 90% $37,000 $37,000 $41,378 $37,378 11.8%
Seattle University 96% $37,330 $0 $41,088 $0 10.1%
Whittier Law School 91% $37,975 $0 $42,400 $0 11.7%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 91% $38,700 $0 $44,900 $0 16%
California Western School of Law 91% $40,780 $0 $45,900 $0 12.6%
University of California - Hastings 90% $50,131 $38,906 $54,335 $48,335 8.4% 24.2%
University of North Dakota 86% $22,323 $10,163 $24,249 $10,925 8.6% 7.5%
University of Mississippi 81% $22,470 $10,275 $31,688 $14,688 41% 42.9%
North Carolina Central University 86% $23,222 $9,961 $25,636 $11,708 10.4% 17.5%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 84% $23,451 $11,456 $28,342 $13,996 20.9% 22.2%
University of Idaho 88% $24,532 $12,940 $30,010 $16,480 22.3% 27.4%
Washburn University 87% $25,900 $16,630 $29,766 $19,094 14.9% 14.8%
South Texas College of Law Houston 85% $26,340 $0 $28,680 $0 8.9%
University of Kansas 82% $27,038 $15,561 $34,089 $19,985 26.1% 28.4%
Wayne State University 86% $27,187 $24,871 $32,808 $30,025 20.7% 20.7%
St. Mary's University 82% $28,160 $0 $33,110 $0 17.6%
West Virginia University 87% $28,444 $14,212 $34,524 $18,234 21.4% 28.3%
University of Oregon 87% $29,953 $24,031 $38,056 $30,586 27.1% 27.3%
Florida International University 88% $30,224 $15,520 $35,590 $21,345 17.8% 37.5%
Louisiana State University 82% $30,228 $16,148 $40,348 $20,998 33.5% 30%
University of Tulsa 84% $30,320 $0 $34,490 $0 13.8%
University of New Mexico 87% $30,604 $13,660 $34,521 $16,251 12.8% 19%
SUNY Buffalo 81% $30,772 $19,112 $43,986 $26,096 42.9% 36.5%
Northern Illinois University 83% $30,960 $17,268 $37,700 $21,764 21.8% 26%
University of North Carolina 81% $31,218 $17,068 $39,191 $22,560 25.5% 32.2%
University of Missouri - Columbia 87% $31,986 $16,759 $37,462 $19,832 17.1% 18.3%
Campbell University 85% $32,280 $0 $38,645 $0 19.7%
Elon Law School 86% $32,600 $0 $37,924 $0 16.3%
Nova Southeastern University 86% $32,607 $0 $36,906 $0 13.2%
Gonzaga University 89% $32,775 $0 $36,510 $0 11.4%
University of Maine 83% $32,824 $21,994 $34,736 $23,666 5.8% 7.6%
Northern Kentucky University 81% $32,882 $15,124 $27,944 $17,414 -15% 15.1%
Samford University 81% $33,155 $0 $36,734 $0 10.8%
University of Tennessee 80% $33,206 $14,462 $37,752 $19,048 13.7% 31.7%
Stetson University 83% $33,220 $0 $38,904 $0 17.1%
University of Akron 81% $33,408 $21,451 $24,440 $24,340 -26.8% 13.5%
University of Dayton 86% $33,674 $0 $35,273 $0 4.7%
Oklahoma City University 83% $33,925 $0 $34,330 $0 1.2%
University of Richmond 80% $34,070 $0 $39,200 $0 15.1%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 80% $34,238 $20,838 $35,749 $24,749 4.4% 18.8%
Georgia State University 84% $34,334 $13,310 $35,986 $16,378 4.8% 23.1%
Drexel University 84% $34,450 $0 $39,203 $0 13.8%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 89% $34,890 $0 $40,730 $0 16.7%
Widener University - Delaware 89% $34,890 $0 $40,730 $0 16.7%
Lewis and Clark College 87% $35,098 $0 $40,164 $0 14.4%
St. Louis University 86% $35,475 $0 $38,435 $0 8.3%
Charleston School of Law 85% $35,606 $0 $39,216 $0 10.1%
Mercer University 85% $35,695 $0 $37,260 $0 4.4%
University of Colorado 84% $35,773 $28,915 $38,672 $31,886 8.1% 10.3%
Florida State University 85% $35,934 $16,371 $40,695 $20,683 13.2% 26.3%
University of Memphis 85% $36,170 $14,298 $25,907 $18,470 -28.4% 29.2%
Loyola University New Orleans 89% $36,196 $0 $43,150 $0 19.2%
George Mason University 85% $36,278 $22,222 $40,737 $25,351 12.3% 14.1%
Marquette University 88% $36,300 $0 $41,040 $0 13.1%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 87% $36,313 $0 $37,185 $0 2.4%
Ave Maria School of Law 87% $36,448 $0 $40,136 $0 10.1%
University of Cincinnati 87% $36,526 $20,946 $29,010 $24,010 -20.6% 14.6%
Villanova University 83% $36,690 $0 $41,250 $0 12.4%
Penn State University 88% $36,816 $36,816 $43,700 $43,700 18.7% 18.7%
University of Houston 80% $36,903 $26,731 $43,176 $29,784 17% 11.4%
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School 85% $36,920 $0 $45,120 $45,120 22.2% INF%
University of Denver 87% $37,152 $0 $42,370 $0 14%
Wake Forest University 89% $37,230 $0 $42,526 $0 14.2%
University of Baltimore 83% $37,368 $25,224 $41,044 $27,884 9.8% 10.5%
Roger Williams University 86% $38,010 $0 $33,792 $0 -11.1%
Loyola University Chicago 84% $38,086 $0 $44,180 $0 16%
Golden Gate University 88% $38,375 $0 $45,350 $0 18.2%
University of San Francisco 88% $38,800 $0 $45,542 $0 17.4%
DePaul University 87% $39,350 $0 $44,999 $0 14.4%
Santa Clara University 83% $39,360 $0 $47,040 $0 19.5%
Ohio State University 83% $39,418 $24,468 $43,508 $28,577 10.4% 16.8%
Pace University 86% $39,794 $0 $45,376 $0 14%
Washington and Lee University 80% $39,937 $0 $45,597 $0 14.2%
University of the Pacific 89% $39,989 $0 $46,462 $0 16.2%
Catholic University of America 85% $40,000 $0 $45,800 $0 14.5%
Albany Law School 85% $40,120 $0 $43,398 $0 8.2%
University of Minnesota 81% $40,388 $31,882 $48,710 $41,222 20.6% 29.3%
University of Notre Dame 82% $40,805 $0 $50,520 $0 23.8%
Northeastern University 87% $41,066 $0 $45,118 $0 9.9%
Touro College 85% $41,070 $0 $44,520 $0 8.4%
Suffolk University 85% $41,120 $0 $46,042 $0 12%
University of San Diego 82% $41,414 $0 $47,490 $0 14.7%
Loyola Marymount University 85% $41,840 $0 $47,750 $0 14.1%
Vermont Law School 84% $42,220 $0 $47,135 $0 11.6%
Quinnipiac University 83% $42,740 $0 $47,101 $0 10.2%
University of Iowa 83% $42,922 $24,154 $41,296 $23,760 -3.8% -1.6%
Emory University 86% $43,392 $0 $49,734 $0 14.6%
University of Illinois 85% $43,420 $36,420 $49,044 $41,294 13% 13.4%
American University 83% $43,458 $0 $49,542 $0 14%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 81% $43,646 $20,554 $45,193 $24,892 3.5% 21.1%
Hofstra University 80% $43,660 $0 $52,190 $0 19.5%
Indiana University - Bloomington 81% $43,704 $26,904 $49,926 $31,121 14.2% 15.7%
St. John's University 80% $44,280 $0 $51,490 $0 16.3%
University of Connecticut 81% $44,398 $21,508 $54,248 $26,224 22.2% 21.9%
New York Law School 83% $46,460 $0 $49,240 $0 6%
University of Michigan 80% $47,600 $44,600 $54,398 $51,398 14.3% 15.2%
Duke University 80% $47,722 $0 $55,588 $0 16.5%
Northwestern University 80% $49,714 $0 $56,434 $0 13.5%
University of California - Irvine 81% $50,574 $40,550 $51,211 $44,717 1.3% 10.3%
Cornell University 83% $51,150 $0 $59,360 $0 16.1%
University of The District of Columbia 71% $18,330 $9,480 $22,136 $11,383 20.8% 20.1%
CUNY 78% $18,732 $11,952 $24,073 $15,193 28.5% 27.1%
Brigham Young University 72% $20,560 $10,280 $23,240 $11,620 13% 13%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 77% $22,501 $11,367 $30,028 $14,508 33.5% 27.6%
University of Wyoming 79% $23,808 $11,264 $29,245 $14,455 22.8% 28.3%
Texas Tech University 76% $25,751 $17,351 $32,693 $22,733 27% 31%
Texas A&M 71% $27,440 $27,440 $33,092 $33,092 20.6% 20.6%
University of Oklahoma 79% $28,034 $18,105 $30,398 $19,973 8.4% 10.3%
Mississippi College 78% $28,070 $0 $32,680 $0 16.4%
University of Alabama 66% $28,070 $15,760 $36,304 $21,624 29.3% 37.2%
University of Nebraska 79% $28,649 $13,337 $32,852 $14,479 14.7% 8.6%
University of Kentucky 79% $29,424 $16,982 $38,508 $20,988 30.9% 23.6%
University of Hawaii 71% $30,485 $16,421 $39,192 $19,464 28.6% 18.5%
Temple University 74% $31,220 $18,206 $36,336 $21,646 16.4% 18.9%
Duquesne University 69% $32,376 $0 $38,420 $0 18.7%
University of Georgia 72% $33,620 $15,814 $36,810 $19,140 9.5% 21%
William and Mary 79% $33,800 $23,800 $38,800 $29,800 14.8% 25.2%
University of Detroit Mercy 67% $34,010 $0 $40,502 $0 19.1%
Michigan State University 73% $34,045 $0 $37,294 $0 9.5%
University of Pittsburgh 78% $34,176 $26,550 $39,100 $31,616 14.4% 19.1%
Arizona State University 69% $35,147 $21,598 $41,751 $26,753 18.8% 23.9%
University of Florida 79% $35,752 $16,387 $38,836 $22,231 8.6% 35.7%
University of Maryland 74% $36,629 $25,350 $41,464 $28,657 13.2% 13%
University of Washington 79% $37,299 $24,339 $45,021 $31,980 20.7% 31.4%
University of Wisconsin 77% $37,586 $18,049 $40,068 $21,372 6.6% 18.4%
University of Miami 77% $38,024 $0 $46,166 $0 21.4%
University of Arizona 78% $39,402 $23,540 $29,000 $24,607 -26.4% 4.5%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 77% $40,050 $0 $45,472 $0 13.5%
Chapman University 79% $40,173 $0 $46,591 $0 16%
Southern Methodist University 77% $40,186 $0 $48,796 $0 21.4%
University of South Carolina 79% $40,494 $20,236 $46,180 $23,074 14% 14%
Case Western Reserve University 73% $40,560 $0 $47,728 $0 17.7%
Boston University 66% $40,838 $0 $47,188 $0 15.5%
Baylor University 71% $40,904 $0 $52,400 $0 28.1%
Boston College 77% $40,905 $0 $46,790 $0 14.4%
Pepperdine University 76% $41,210 $0 $49,030 $0 19%
Tulane University 76% $42,144 $0 $48,456 $0 15%
George Washington University 78% $43,999 $0 $52,033 $0 18.3%
Washington University in St Louis 69% $44,125 $0 $50,152 $0 13.7%
University of Texas 74% $44,638 $28,669 $49,244 $33,162 10.3% 15.7%
Seton Hall University 75% $45,048 $0 $50,034 $0 11.1%
Georgetown University 79% $45,105 $0 $53,130 $0 17.8%
Syracuse University 79% $45,126 $0 $46,064 $0 2.1%
Vanderbilt University 76% $45,286 $0 $49,722 $0 9.8%
University of Chicago 75% $46,185 $0 $55,503 $0 20.2%
Fordham University 67% $46,476 $0 $52,532 $0 13%
Stanford University 78% $46,581 $0 $54,366 $0 16.7%
Harvard University 77% $46,616 $0 $55,842 $0 19.8%
Brooklyn Law School 79% $46,635 $0 $54,246 $0 16.3%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 70% $46,794 $0 $53,570 $0 14.5%
University of Virginia 78% $47,500 $42,500 $54,800 $51,800 15.4% 21.9%
New York University 74% $48,213 $0 $56,838 $0 17.9%
University of Pennsylvania 74% $48,362 $0 $56,916 $0 17.7%
University of Southern California 75% $48,434 $0 $57,507 $0 18.7%
Columbia University 76% $50,428 $0 $60,274 $0 19.5%
University of California - Davis 77% $50,595 $41,763 $56,537 $47,286 11.7% 13.2%
University of California - Los Angeles 77% $50,639 $40,616 $51,720 $45,226 2.1% 11.4%
Yale University 77% $50,750 $0 $56,200 $0 10.7%
University of California - Berkeley 78% $52,245 $44,244 $52,117 $48,166 -0.2% 8.9%
Appalachian School of Law - $28,325 $0 $31,525 $0 11.3%
Florida A&M University - $29,573 $10,312 $34,034 $14,131 15.1% 37%
Faulkner University - $31,020 $0 $34,000 $0 9.6%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta - $32,965 $0 $38,690 $0 17.4%
Southern Illinois University - $33,097 $14,746 $43,320 $19,160 30.9% 29.9%
Rutgers State University - Camden - $33,173 $22,382 $38,068 $26,101 14.8% 16.6%
Arizona Summit Law School - $36,036 $0 $42,756 $0 18.6%
New England School of Law - $39,900 $0 $43,988 $0 10.2%