Tuition and Fees

Below is the 2023-2024 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.

2023-2024 (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Tuition and Fees
Tuition $53,142
Technology Fee $400
Student Health Fee $550
Activity Fee $100
Health Insurance* $2,858
Total Direct Costs $57,050
Estimated Additional Expenses
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $1,400
Housing and Utilities $14,400
Food $4,050
Personal Expenses $2,700
Transportation $3,120
Average Loan Fee (for federal student loan borrowers) $1,276
Total Estimated Additional Expenses $26,946
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $83,996
  • 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 2023-2024 Health Insurance Premium is $2,858 ($1,429 per semester). The benefits period is August 1 through July 31.

Wellness Fee

Law students are assessed a Wellness Fee and have the option to waive the fee each semester. To access the waiver, log into WIN and click on the Personal tab. The “Waiver Request for the Wellness Fee” will be the last option. The 2023-2024 Wellness Fee is $394 ($197 per semester). Students electing to waive this fee must actively request the waiver each 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