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Financial Information

The figures listed below represent estimated costs for one academic year (nine months) for a single student in the LL.M. Program in American Law at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Expenses billed to your student account:

Tuition for the 2015-16 academic year1 $42,738
Student Health Fee2 $376
Graduation Fee $60
Technology Fee $250
Total billed expenses: $43,424

Estimated additional expenses:

Books and supplies
Food  $3,200
Renter’s insurance and Student health insurance  $2,692
Personal Expenses  $2,500
Room/Utilities4  $8,500
Transportation5  $2,700
Total estimated budget: $21,192

Estimated cost of attendance:



Tuition shown is for 2015-2016 academic year. Tuition costs for the next academic year are established in February and are expected to rise at that time. Prior increases have been 3% and 4% respectively and similar increases may be expected in future years.

2 The Health Fee is used to enhance student health services on the Reynolda campus. This fee is in addition to any individual student health charges charged for services rendered. This fee is charged at $188 per semester.

3 Students who are not adequately covered by a health insurance policy will be required to purchase WFU’s Student Blue Health Insurance.  Annual premiums for the 2015/16 school year were $2530.

We recommend sharing an apartment as it can significantly reduce housing costs.

Transportation costs vary depending if a student purchases a vehicle or uses public transportation.

The expenses listed above do not include transportation to or from the home country and the United States. Estimated costs for married law students accompanied by their families will be higher.