Law Schools with the Lowest Tuition & Fees

$43,313 Average Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2023-2024, the average tuition fees at public law schools is $30,198 for state residents and $43,313 for out-of-state. In private law schools, the average tuition & fees is $55,993. The average living costs including room & boards, books, and other personal expenses is $21,765. With the living expenses, the law school cost of attendance (COA) is $77,758 based on private school rate.

Lowest Law School Tuition & Fees

Among law schools in United States, Southern Illinois University School of Law has the lowest tuition & fees of $21,555. Northern Illinois University College of Law and Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law follow it with $23,553 and $25,262 respectively. It is based on out-of-state rate and exclude law schools in Puerto Rico.

Top 25 Law Schools with the Lowest Tuition & Fees

The following table lists the top 25 Law Schools with the Lowest Tuition & Fees.
The average acceptance rate of the schools is 40.93% and the yield is 31.46%. The average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 158 and the average GPA is 3.58 at Law Schools with the Lowest Tuition & Fees.
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RankSchoolTuition & Fees (2024)Living CostsAcceptance RateLSAT ScoreGPAEnrollmentBar Exam Pass Rate
1 Southern Illinois University School of LawPublicCarbondale, IL$21,555$16,06856.71%1503.3525253.42%
2 Northern Illinois University College of LawPublicDeKalb, IL$23,553$20,64852.12%1503.3631258.59%
3 Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawPublicMemphis, TN$25,262$25,81441.22%1543.3231865.05%
4 University of Toledo College of LawPublicToledo, OH$25,484$19,00643.68%1523.5536065.96%
5 David A. Clarke School of LawPublicWashington, DC$25,873$30,70050.29%1503.1522133.85%
6 City University of New York School of LawPublicLong Island City, NY$26,204$27,12235.27%1543.4269874.56%
7 University of Akron School of LawPublicAkron, OH$26,215$17,05062.87%1533.4543173.87%
8 University of Cincinnati College of LawPublicCincinnati, OH$29,010$25,02244.80%1583.7343079.31%
9 University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawPublicKansas City, MO$29,359$18,04052.10%1543.4745178.63%
10 Thurgood Marshall School of LawPublicHouston, TX$29,497$24,03438.17%1513.1055444.51%
11 University of Kansas School of LawPublicLawrence, KS$29,739$19,19855.33%1583.7337985.44%
12 University of Tulsa College of LawPrivateTulsa, OK$29,864$26,64660.44%1553.4336071.43%
13 University of Missouri School of LawPublicColumbia, MO$29,877$21,46451.38%1603.7040590.59%
14 Southern University Law CenterPublicBaton Rouge, LA$30,034$25,73259.71%1463.1393855.24%
15 Cleveland-Marshall College of LawPublicCleveland, OH$30,142$27,71048.46%1543.3945377.95%
16 J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolPrivateProvo, UT$30,152$22,79231.41%1683.9239393.16%
17 Louis D. Brandeis School of LawPublicLouisville, LA$30,400$24,92054.21%1563.6836565.59%
18 James E. Rogers College of LawPublicTucson, AZ$30,700$22,10024.93%1633.762,54472.06%
19 UNT Dallas College of LawPublicDallas, TX$32,008$24,41033.30%1523.3137860.75%
20 University of North Dakota School of LawPublicGrand Forks, ND$32,648$14,40072.68%1503.3722963.01%
21 William H. Bowen School of LawPublicLittle Rock, AR$32,671$20,73055.81%1523.4144270.29%
22 Florida A&M University College of LawPublicOrlando, FL$32,936$28,53435.48%1503.4136253.57%
23 University at Buffalo Law SchoolPublicBuffalo, NY$33,550-44.04%1563.6182871.85%
24 Claude W. Pettit College of LawPrivateAda, OH$34,650$18,55559.43%1483.4217873.17%
25 Florida International University College of LawPublicMiami, FL$36,049$26,62622.60%1603.7256380.25%