Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attending the School of Law is much lower than other competing law schools, and the return is high. This, coupled with our student experiences and quality of education, is what gives you a great return on your investment, and makes us a *Best Value* law school.

How Much Will Law School Cost?

Estimated Tuition and Fees per Semester for 2023-24

Estimated Costs are based on 15 credit hours per semester (costs are determined by total number of credit hours taken per semester)

Fee Resident Law Student Non-resident Law Student
Tuition $7,750.20 $18,667.05
Facilities Fee $350.25 $350.25
Health and Wellness Fee $115.35 $115.35
Library Fee $66.15 $66.15
Media Fee $13.50 $13.50
Network and Data Systems Fee $181.50 $181.50
Student Activity Fee $39.60 $39.60
Transit Fee $54.30 $54.30
School of Law $378.60 $378.60
$8,949.45 $19,866.30

These costs do not consider scholarship or financial aid awards. Please note that educational expenses for the J.D. program will vary according to each student’s course of study and personal needs. Financial obligations to the University of Arkansas must be satisfied by the established deadlines. Payment may be made at the cashier’s office in Silas H. Hunt Hall by cash, personal check, money order, certified check, or specified credit cards.

You can estimate your specific tuition and fees by visiting the U of A Treasurer’s page.


A student withdrawing from the University may be entitled to a full or partial refund of tuition and fees.

How Can I Pay For Law School?

Financial Aid: A financial aid package can be prepared for eligible students from several funding sources. Awards are made through the Office of Financial Aid. Some student scholarships are administered by the associate dean for students at the School of Law.

More financial aid information can be found by contacting:

Office of Financial Aid
University of Arkansas
Silas H. Hunt Hall, Room 114
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Scholarships: The University of Arkansas School of law is committed to providing all possible financial assistance to eligible students to help pursue and plan a legal education. The School of Law offers more than $1 million annually and strives to continually improve engagement of friends and alumni providing financial assistance to qualifying students. All scholarships and grants are coordinated with any other financial aid that a student may receive.

For details, see our Scholarship Page.

Veterans: The University of Arkansas is an approved institution for the training of veterans and veterans’ beneficiaries. Those who may be eligible for VA education and training benefits should contact the UA Veterans Resource and Information Center for further assistance.

Where Do I Live?

Campus Housing: Living in University Housing costs vary depending on living arrangements. There are a range of options for on-campus living from double and single-occupancy dorm rooms to apartments. Visit the University Housing website for more information and pricing.

Off-Campus Housing: The cost of living off-campus in an apartment can vary greatly depending on type of accommodations, roommates, and other factors. The University of Arkansas has an off-campus housing department with resources that allow you to search for housing, compare prices, determine proximity to campus, and get help in finding used furniture. Visit the Off-Campus Housing website for more information.