Tuition and Fees

Below is the 2020-2021 estimated cost of attendance based on 9-month figures for Fall and Spring semesters. Please note that tuition and fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Historically, tuition has increased 2%-5% annually.

2020-2021 (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Tuition and Fees
Tuition $47,610
Technology Fee $276
Student Health Fee $466
Total Tuition and Fees $48,352
Estimated Additional Expenses
Average Loan Fee (for federal student loan borrowers) $1,019
Books and Supplies $1,460
Housing and Utilities $9,495
Food $2,880
Personal Expenses $2,250
Health Insurance $2,632
Transportation $1,885
Total Estimated Additional Expenses $21,621
Total Estimated Budget $69,973
  • Dependent care expenses incurred by the student can be added to the cost of attendance on an individual basis. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.

Health Insurance

Health insurance is required by the University for all degree-seeking students and offered as an option for those needing coverage. Students sponsored on the F-1 or J-1 visas will be required to hold a certain level of coverage. Please visit the Student Health Insurance Program website for more information. Students who are adequately insured by their own coverage must waive prior to the fall semester each year. The 2020-2021 Health Insurance Premium is $2,632 ($1,316 per semester).

Wellness Fee

Law students have the option to waive the Wellness Fee. To access the waiver, log into WIN and click on the Personal tab. Waiver Request for the Wellness Fee will be the last option under the Personal tab. The 2020-2021 Wellness Fee is $372 ($186 per semester).

Paying for Your Degree

Wake Forest School of Law helps you invest in your future.

  • We automatically consider you for scholarships
  • More than half of our students receive scholarship awards
  • Winston-Salem offers a low cost of living
  • U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens may qualify for federal financial aid
  • Private educational loans are available to international students