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California Western School of Law
Cost of Attendance, 2021-22

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] $56,080 $41,840
Activity Fee 150 150
Books 1,480 1,480
Supplies 150 150
Room & Board [2] 17,620 17,620
Transportation 3,416 3,416
Miscellaneous (incl. loan fees) [3] 4,124 4,124
TOTAL $82,920 $68,680

LLM & MCL Students
LLM Comparative Law
Master of Comparative Law
(8 month academic year)
Maestría en Litigación Oral
(Año académico de 12 meses)
Tuition [1]  $32,400 $9,950
Activity Fee 150 -
Books 1,480 -
Supplies 150 225
Room & Board [2] 17,120 10,488
Transportation 3,416 3,300
Miscellaneous (incl. loan fees) [3]
4,124 6,195
TOTAL $58,090 $30,158

[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.

[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 $1,480 (reduced by $408 for Maestria students).

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