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You are viewing tuition for ABA-approved law schools grouped by Enrollment in 2014

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

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Grouped by Enrollment in 2014 Average Academic Year Tuition
Change between 2010 - 2011 and 2014 - 2015
Public (In State) Private For Profit
> 320 New 1Ls $19K $47K
+140.2%
2 schools
$43K $50K
+18%
13 schools
$35K $42K
+20.9%
2 schools
220 - 319 New 1Ls $31K $36K
+16.4%
10 schools
$40K $45K
+14.6%
28 schools
$36K $43K
+18.6%
1 schools
170 - 219 New 1Ls $21K $25K
+20.5%
17 schools
$41K $48K
+15.3%
19 schools
$33K $39K
+17.4%
1 schools
120 - 169 New 1Ls $20K $24K
+21.7%
25 schools
$36K $41K
+12.4%
29 schools
$36K $39K
+10.1%
1 schools
< 120 New 1Ls $18K $21K
+17.3%
29 schools
$32K $37K
+13.1%
21 schools

Read this chart across each row. For example, average tuition at the 13 private schools with > 320 New 1Ls increased 18% from 2010 to 2014, from $43K to $50K.

School 2014 Enrollment 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
South Texas College of Law Houston 362 $26,340 $0 $28,680 $0 8.9%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 445 $30,644 $0 $44,990 $0 46.8%
Florida Coastal School of Law 424 $34,712 $0 $42,906 $0 23.6%
Charlotte School of Law 446 $34,990 $0 $41,348 $0 18.2%
University of Illinois at Chicago - John Marshall Law School 357 $36,920 $0 $45,120 $45,120 22.2% INF%
Southwestern Law School 337 $39,110 $0 $47,100 $0 20.4%
Suffolk University 423 $41,120 $0 $46,042 $0 12%
American University 429 $43,458 $0 $49,542 $0 14%
George Washington University 539 $43,999 $0 $52,033 $0 18.3%
Georgetown University 580 $45,105 $0 $53,130 $0 17.8%
Fordham University 367 $46,476 $0 $52,532 $0 13%
Harvard University 563 $46,616 $0 $55,842 $0 19.8%
Brooklyn Law School 399 $46,635 $0 $54,246 $0 16.3%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 339 $46,794 $0 $53,570 $0 14.5%
New York University 452 $48,213 $0 $56,838 $0 17.9%
University of California - Hastings 323 $50,131 $38,906 $54,335 $48,335 8.4% 24.2%
Columbia University 381 $50,428 $0 $60,274 $0 19.5%
Texas Tech University 228 $25,751 $17,351 $32,693 $22,733 27% 31%
St. Mary's University 254 $28,160 $0 $33,110 $0 17.6%
Nova Southeastern University 262 $32,607 $0 $36,906 $0 13.2%
Barry University 268 $32,650 $0 $35,844 $0 9.8%
St. Thomas University - Florida 233 $33,082 $0 $38,458 $0 16.3%
Stetson University 246 $33,220 $0 $38,904 $0 17.1%
Michigan State University 248 $34,045 $0 $37,294 $0 9.5%
University of Florida 307 $35,752 $16,387 $38,836 $22,231 8.6% 35.7%
Arizona Summit Law School 262 $36,036 $0 $42,756 $0 18.6%
University of Houston 231 $36,903 $26,731 $43,176 $29,784 17% 11.4%
University of Denver 258 $37,152 $0 $42,370 $0 14%
Seattle University 256 $37,330 $0 $41,088 $0 10.1%
University of Baltimore 233 $37,368 $25,224 $41,044 $27,884 9.8% 10.5%
Whittier Law School 239 $37,975 $0 $42,400 $0 11.7%
University of Miami 229 $38,024 $0 $46,166 $0 21.4%
Loyola University Chicago 231 $38,086 $0 $44,180 $0 16%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 241 $38,700 $0 $44,900 $0 16%
DePaul University 226 $39,350 $0 $44,999 $0 14.4%
New England School of Law 265 $39,900 $0 $43,988 $0 10.2%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 228 $40,050 $0 $45,472 $0 13.5%
Southern Methodist University 226 $40,186 $0 $48,796 $0 21.4%
California Western School of Law 263 $40,780 $0 $45,900 $0 12.6%
Boston College 230 $40,905 $0 $46,790 $0 14.4%
Pepperdine University 227 $41,210 $0 $49,030 $0 19%
University of San Diego 223 $41,414 $0 $47,490 $0 14.7%
Loyola Marymount University 312 $41,840 $0 $47,750 $0 14.1%
Emory University 223 $43,392 $0 $49,734 $0 14.6%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 281 $43,646 $20,554 $45,193 $24,892 3.5% 21.1%
Hofstra University 280 $43,660 $0 $52,190 $0 19.5%
Washington University in St Louis 270 $44,125 $0 $50,152 $0 13.7%
University of Texas 301 $44,638 $28,669 $49,244 $33,162 10.3% 15.7%
New York Law School 245 $46,460 $0 $49,240 $0 6%
University of Virginia 307 $47,500 $42,500 $54,800 $51,800 15.4% 21.9%
University of Michigan 318 $47,600 $44,600 $54,398 $51,398 14.3% 15.2%
Duke University 221 $47,722 $0 $55,588 $0 16.5%
University of Pennsylvania 250 $48,362 $0 $56,916 $0 17.7%
Northwestern University 242 $49,714 $0 $56,434 $0 13.5%
University of California - Los Angeles 314 $50,639 $40,616 $51,720 $45,226 2.1% 11.4%
University of California - Berkeley 274 $52,245 $44,244 $52,117 $48,166 -0.2% 8.9%
Southern University Law Center 196 $13,080 $8,478 $21,614 $12,014 65.2% 41.7%
North Carolina Central University 199 $23,222 $9,961 $25,636 $11,708 10.4% 17.5%
Texas A&M 192 $27,440 $27,440 $33,092 $33,092 20.6% 20.6%
Louisiana State University 200 $30,228 $16,148 $40,348 $20,998 33.5% 30%
University of North Carolina 201 $31,218 $17,068 $39,191 $22,560 25.5% 32.2%
Temple University 215 $31,220 $18,206 $36,336 $21,646 16.4% 18.9%
Campbell University 185 $32,280 $0 $38,645 $0 19.7%
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 214 $32,965 $0 $38,690 $0 17.4%
Rutgers State University - Camden 182 $33,173 $22,382 $38,068 $26,101 14.8% 16.6%
University of Georgia 185 $33,620 $15,814 $36,810 $19,140 9.5% 21%
William and Mary 213 $33,800 $23,800 $38,800 $29,800 14.8% 25.2%
University of Detroit Mercy 199 $34,010 $0 $40,502 $0 19.1%
Georgia State University 186 $34,334 $13,310 $35,986 $16,378 4.8% 23.1%
Lewis and Clark College 203 $35,098 $0 $40,164 $0 14.4%
Rutgers State University - Newark 189 $35,897 $24,977 $38,029 $26,062 5.9% 4.3%
Florida State University 188 $35,934 $16,371 $40,695 $20,683 13.2% 26.3%
Marquette University 208 $36,300 $0 $41,040 $0 13.1%
University of Maryland 196 $36,629 $25,350 $41,464 $28,657 13.2% 13%
Valparaiso University 174 $36,800 $0 $39,612 $0 7.6%
Penn State University 191 $36,816 $36,816 $43,700 $43,700 18.7% 18.7%
Wake Forest University 179 $37,230 $0 $42,526 $0 14.2%
University of San Francisco 172 $38,800 $0 $45,542 $0 17.4%
Pace University 207 $39,794 $0 $45,376 $0 14%
University of Minnesota 193 $40,388 $31,882 $48,710 $41,222 20.6% 29.3%
University of South Carolina 213 $40,494 $20,236 $46,180 $23,074 14% 14%
University of Notre Dame 200 $40,805 $0 $50,520 $0 23.8%
Boston University 208 $40,838 $0 $47,188 $0 15.5%
Touro College 187 $41,070 $0 $44,520 $0 8.4%
Tulane University 185 $42,144 $0 $48,456 $0 15%
Indiana University - Bloomington 183 $43,704 $26,904 $49,926 $31,121 14.2% 15.7%
St. John's University 214 $44,280 $0 $51,490 $0 16.3%
Vanderbilt University 171 $45,286 $0 $49,722 $0 9.8%
University of Chicago 190 $46,185 $0 $55,503 $0 20.2%
Stanford University 179 $46,581 $0 $54,366 $0 16.7%
University of Southern California 202 $48,434 $0 $57,507 $0 18.7%
Yale University 200 $50,750 $0 $56,200 $0 10.7%
Cornell University 203 $51,150 $0 $59,360 $0 16.1%
Texas Southern University 166 $16,815 $13,065 $23,393 $18,443 39.1% 41.2%
Brigham Young University 126 $20,560 $10,280 $23,240 $11,620 13% 13%
University of Mississippi 128 $22,470 $10,275 $31,688 $14,688 41% 42.9%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 125 $22,501 $11,367 $30,028 $14,508 33.5% 27.6%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 125 $23,451 $11,456 $28,342 $13,996 20.9% 22.2%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 141 $24,976 $18,200 $34,174 $24,887 36.8% 36.7%
Howard University 126 $26,439 $0 $33,732 $0 27.6%
University of Kansas 125 $27,038 $15,561 $34,089 $19,985 26.1% 28.4%
University of Oklahoma 157 $28,034 $18,105 $30,398 $19,973 8.4% 10.3%
Mississippi College 151 $28,070 $0 $32,680 $0 16.4%
University of Alabama 134 $28,070 $15,760 $36,304 $21,624 29.3% 37.2%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 149 $29,500 $15,550 $34,832 $18,320 18.1% 17.8%
Florida A&M University 152 $29,573 $10,312 $34,034 $14,131 15.1% 37%
Florida International University 144 $30,224 $15,520 $35,590 $21,345 17.8% 37.5%
University of Hawaii 120 $30,485 $16,421 $39,192 $19,464 28.6% 18.5%
SUNY Buffalo 143 $30,772 $19,112 $43,986 $26,096 42.9% 36.5%
Capital University 163 $32,074 $0 $33,180 $0 3.4%
Duquesne University 124 $32,376 $0 $38,420 $0 18.7%
Gonzaga University 125 $32,775 $0 $36,510 $0 11.4%
Southern Illinois University 125 $33,097 $14,746 $43,320 $19,160 30.9% 29.9%
Samford University 146 $33,155 $0 $36,734 $0 10.8%
William Mitchell College of Law 169 $33,800 $0 $38,660 $0 14.4%
Oklahoma City University 156 $33,925 $0 $34,330 $0 1.2%
University of Richmond 133 $34,070 $0 $39,200 $0 15.1%
University of Pittsburgh 156 $34,176 $26,550 $39,100 $31,616 14.4% 19.1%
Drexel University 129 $34,450 $0 $39,203 $0 13.8%
Widener University - Delaware 128 $34,890 $0 $40,730 $0 16.7%
Arizona State University 143 $35,147 $21,598 $41,751 $26,753 18.8% 23.9%
St. Louis University 165 $35,475 $0 $38,435 $0 8.3%
Charleston School of Law 166 $35,606 $0 $39,216 $0 10.1%
Mercer University 146 $35,695 $0 $37,260 $0 4.4%
University of Colorado 166 $35,773 $28,915 $38,672 $31,886 8.1% 10.3%
Loyola University New Orleans 139 $36,196 $0 $43,150 $0 19.2%
George Mason University 161 $36,278 $22,222 $40,737 $25,351 12.3% 14.1%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 124 $36,313 $0 $37,185 $0 2.4%
Villanova University 155 $36,690 $0 $41,250 $0 12.4%
University of Washington 163 $37,299 $24,339 $45,021 $31,980 20.7% 31.4%
University of Wisconsin 158 $37,586 $18,049 $40,068 $21,372 6.6% 18.4%
Roger Williams University 138 $38,010 $0 $33,792 $0 -11.1%
Golden Gate University 137 $38,375 $0 $45,350 $0 18.2%
Santa Clara University 152 $39,360 $0 $47,040 $0 19.5%
Ohio State University 167 $39,418 $24,468 $43,508 $28,577 10.4% 16.8%
University of the Pacific 152 $39,989 $0 $46,462 $0 16.2%
Catholic University of America 140 $40,000 $0 $45,800 $0 14.5%
Chapman University 169 $40,173 $0 $46,591 $0 16%
Case Western Reserve University 146 $40,560 $0 $47,728 $0 17.7%
Baylor University 158 $40,904 $0 $52,400 $0 28.1%
Northeastern University 126 $41,066 $0 $45,118 $0 9.9%
Vermont Law School 143 $42,220 $0 $47,135 $0 11.6%
University of Iowa 141 $42,922 $24,154 $41,296 $23,760 -3.8% -1.6%
University of Illinois 157 $43,420 $36,420 $49,044 $41,294 13% 13.4%
University of Connecticut 160 $44,398 $21,508 $54,248 $26,224 22.2% 21.9%
Seton Hall University 167 $45,048 $0 $50,034 $0 11.1%
Syracuse University 169 $45,126 $0 $46,064 $0 2.1%
University of California - Davis 164 $50,595 $41,763 $56,537 $47,286 11.7% 13.2%
University of The District of Columbia 90 $18,330 $9,480 $22,136 $11,383 20.8% 20.1%
CUNY 97 $18,732 $11,952 $24,073 $15,193 28.5% 27.1%
University of South Dakota 74 $21,960 $11,208 $29,518 $13,904 34.4% 24.1%
University of North Dakota 73 $22,323 $10,163 $24,249 $10,925 8.6% 7.5%
University of Wyoming 85 $23,808 $11,264 $29,245 $14,455 22.8% 28.3%
University of Idaho 113 $24,532 $12,940 $30,010 $16,480 22.3% 27.4%
Washburn University 113 $25,900 $16,630 $29,766 $19,094 14.9% 14.8%
University of Montana 83 $26,186 $11,062 $29,328 $11,335 12% 2.5%
Wayne State University 117 $27,187 $24,871 $32,808 $30,025 20.7% 20.7%
Appalachian School of Law 48 $28,325 $0 $31,525 $0 11.3%
West Virginia University 107 $28,444 $14,212 $34,524 $18,234 21.4% 28.3%
University of Nebraska 107 $28,649 $13,337 $32,852 $14,479 14.7% 8.6%
Liberty University 84 $29,120 $0 $31,562 $0 8.4%
University of Kentucky 114 $29,424 $16,982 $38,508 $20,988 30.9% 23.6%
University of Oregon 118 $29,953 $24,031 $38,056 $30,586 27.1% 27.3%
University of Louisville 92 $30,300 $15,760 $36,538 $19,702 20.6% 25%
University of Tulsa 86 $30,320 $0 $34,490 $0 13.8%
University of New Mexico 111 $30,604 $13,660 $34,521 $16,251 12.8% 19%
University of Toledo 79 $30,613 $19,833 $33,752 $22,203 10.3% 11.9%
Northern Illinois University 84 $30,960 $17,268 $37,700 $21,764 21.8% 26%
Faulkner University 113 $31,020 $0 $34,000 $0 9.6%
Willamette University 100 $31,130 $0 $37,625 $0 20.9%
Ohio Northern University 71 $31,264 $0 $24,800 $0 -20.7%
Creighton University 114 $31,386 $0 $35,530 $0 13.2%
Regent University 104 $31,410 $0 $34,390 $0 9.5%
University of Missouri - Columbia 115 $31,986 $16,759 $37,462 $19,832 17.1% 18.3%
Drake University 106 $32,514 $0 $38,106 $0 17.2%
Elon Law School 112 $32,600 $0 $37,924 $0 16.3%
University of Maine 81 $32,824 $21,994 $34,736 $23,666 5.8% 7.6%
Northern Kentucky University 119 $32,882 $15,124 $27,944 $17,414 -15% 15.1%
University of Tennessee 93 $33,206 $14,462 $37,752 $19,048 13.7% 31.7%
University of Akron 116 $33,408 $21,451 $24,440 $24,340 -26.8% 13.5%
Hamline University 90 $33,506 $0 $39,536 $0 18%
University of Dayton 113 $33,674 $0 $35,273 $0 4.7%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 112 $34,238 $20,838 $35,749 $24,749 4.4% 18.8%
Widener University - Pennsylvania 97 $34,890 $0 $40,730 $0 16.7%
Western State University 104 $35,190 $0 $42,102 $0 19.6%
University of Memphis 118 $36,170 $14,298 $25,907 $18,470 -28.4% 29.2%
University of Utah 100 $36,209 $18,231 $47,170 $24,797 30.3% 36%
Ave Maria School of Law 112 $36,448 $0 $40,136 $0 10.1%
University of Cincinnati 73 $36,526 $20,946 $29,010 $24,010 -20.6% 14.6%
Western New England University School of Law 118 $36,854 $0 $40,954 $0 11.1%
University of New Hampshire 71 $37,000 $37,000 $41,378 $37,378 11.8%
University of La Verne 58 $38,462 $0 $26,323 $0 -31.6%
University of Arizona 104 $39,402 $23,540 $29,000 $24,607 -26.4% 4.5%
Washington and Lee University 101 $39,937 $0 $45,597 $0 14.2%
Albany Law School 117 $40,120 $0 $43,398 $0 8.2%
Quinnipiac University 92 $42,740 $0 $47,101 $0 10.2%
University of California - Irvine 89 $50,574 $40,550 $51,211 $44,717 1.3% 10.3%
Concordia University School of Law 46 $29,043 $0 INF%