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California Western School of Law
Cost of Attendance, 2022-23

JD Students
Full-Time Enrollment
(12-17 units per trimester,
8 month academic year)
Part-Time Enrollment
(6-11 units per trimester,
8 month academic year)
Tuition [1] $58,200 $43,440
Activity Fee 150 150
Books 1,480 1,480
Supplies 150 150
Room & Board [2] 19,120 19,120
Transportation 3,688 3,688
Miscellaneous (incl. loan fees) [3] 4,282 4,282
TOTAL $87,070 $72,310

[1] Students taking fewer units per term than the numbers listed will have their tuition charged according to the Business Office's per-unit policies, which are found in the Business Office policies and procedures. Note that students taking fewer than six units do not typically have a Room & Board budget or a Miscellaneous budget.

[2] Applies to students not living with parents or relatives. Students living with parents or relatives have a Room & Board budget of $5,000 per 8-month academic year. Students who receive military housing assistance or who live on a military base will be assigned a Room & Board budget of $2,800 (Board only).

[3] Assumes student applies for and is awarded a Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Without a Graduate PLUS and its associated loan fees, the Miscellaneous budget is reduced by $1,540.

In certain circumstances, students may be able to increase their student budgets for allowable education-related costs.