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Northwestern University

Pritzker School of Law

The totals provided on this page include tuition, loan fees, room and board, transportation, and other expenses that the Financial Aid Committee takes into account when determining your required educational budget. All budgets are for nine months unless otherwise noted.

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JDJD-MBAAccelerated JDLLM, LLM IHRLLM-TaxLLM/KExecutive LLM in Chicago (one summer)Executive LLM in Chicago (Two Summer)Master of science in Law

JD

First year and transfer students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $29,775 $29,775 $59,550
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $866 $866 $1,732
Budget Total $44,266 $40,467 $84,733

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates in their financial aid application materials that they are using university health insurance.

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Second and third year students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $29,775 $29,775 $59,550
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $866 $866 $1,732
Budget Total $44,266 $40,467 $84,733

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates in their financial aid application materials that they are using university health insurance.

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JD-MBA

First year students (12 month budget)

Category Fall Spring Summer     Total
Tuition $41,964 $41,964 $0 $83,928
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $3,120 $17,160
Books $709 $709 $691 $2,109
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $566 $3,176
Transportation $792 $792 $394 $1,978
Loan Fees $1,431 $1,431 $204 $3,066
Budget Total $57,020 $53,221 $4,975 $115,216

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates in their financial aid application materials that they are using university health insurance.

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Second year and third year students (10 month budget)

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $41,964 $41,964 $83,928
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $9,360 $16,380
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,160 $1,740 $2,900
Transportation $779 $1,101 $1,880
Loan Fees $1,445 $1,445 $2,890
Budget Total $56,876 $56,319 $113,195

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates in their financial aid application materials that they are using university health insurance.

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Accelerated JD

Second year AJD students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $35,731 $35,731 $71,462
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $1,018 $1,018 $2,036
Budget Total $50,374 $46,575 $96,949

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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LLM, LLM IHR

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $31,153 $31,153 $62,306
Health Insurance* $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $1,034 $1,034 $2,068
Budget Total $45,812 $42,013 $87,825

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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LLM-Tax

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition* $30,853 $30,853 $61,706
Health Insurance** $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $1,034 $1,034 $2,068
Budget Total $45,512 $41,713 $87,225

*  The tuition budget for part-time Tax-LLM students will be based on the enrollment projections included in the financial aid application materials, charged at $3,085/credit.

**  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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LLM/K

(12 month budget)

Category Summer Fall Spring     Total for all terms
Tuition $15,991 $31,153 $31,153 $78,297
Health Insurance* $923 $3,799 -- $4,722
Room and Board $2,750 $7,020 $7,020 $16,790
Books $709 $709 $709 $2,127
Personal $580 $1,305 $1,305 $3,190
Transportation $457 $792 $792 $2,041
Budget Total $21,410 $44,778 $40,979 $107,167

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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Executive LLM in Chicago

(one summer, 4 month budget)

Category Total
Tuition (Summer 2016 term) $60,492
Health Insurance* $923
Room and Board $7,020
Books $709
Personal $1,305
Transportation $792
Budget Total $71,241

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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Executive LLM in Chicago

(two summer, 2 month budget)

Category Total
Tuition (Summer 2016 term) $30,246
Health Insurance* $923
Room and Board $3,120
Books $691
Personal $566
Transportation $394
Budget Total $35,940

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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Master of Science in Law

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition* $24,514 $24,514 $49,028
Health Insurance** $3,799 -- $3,799
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Loan Fees $756 $756 $1,512
Budget Total $38,895 $35,096 $73,991

*  Tuition for the MSL program in the 2016-17 academic year is $1,751/credit. The tuition budget for full-time MSL students assumes enrollment in all 4 sessions per semester with a total enrollment of 14 credits in each semester. The tuition budget for part-time MSL students will be based on the enrollment projections included in their financial aid application materials. MSL students are permitted to take between 28 and 32 credits without paying additional tuition. Students who surpass 32 credit hours will be charged a one-time extended studies fee of $1,500.

**  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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JD

First year and transfer students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $29,049 $29,049 $58,098
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $927 $927 $1,854
Budget Total $43,494 $39,802 $83,296

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Second and third year students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $29,049 $29,049 $58,098
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $927 $927 $1,854
Budget Total $43,494 $39,802 $83,296

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JD-MBA

First year students (12 month budget)

Category Fall Spring Summer     Total
Tuition $40,742 $40,742 $0 $81,484
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $3,120 $17,160
Books $709 $709 $691 $2,109
Personal $1,160 $1,160 $566 $2,886
Transportation $779 $779 $394 $1,952
Health Insurance $3,692 -- -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1,446 $1,446 $213 $3,105
Budget Total $55,548 $51,856 $4,984 $112,388

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Second year and third year students (10 month budget)

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $40,472 $40,472 $81,484
Room and Board $7,020 $9,360 $16,380
Book $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,160 $1,740 $2,900
Transportation $779 $1,101 $1,880
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1361 $1,361 $2,772
Budget Total $55,548 $55,098 $110,646

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Accelerated JD

First Year Students (12 months/3 terms)

Summer 2015
Category Total
Tuition $33,680
Room and Board $5,265
Books and Supplies $691
Transportation $594
Personal $979
Health Insurance $992
Loan Fees $1,040
Budget Total $43,241

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Fall and spring 2015-2016
Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $34,859 $34,859 $69,718
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1,035 $1,035 $2,070
Budget Total $49,412 $45,720 $95,132

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Second year AJD students

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $34,859 $34,859 $69,718
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1,035 $1,035 $2,070
Budget Total $49,412 $45,720 $95,132

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LLM

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $30,246 $30,246 $60,492
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1,151 $1,151 $2,302
Budget Total $44,915 $41,223 $86,138

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LLM-Tax

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $29,954 $29,954 $59,908
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $1,151 $1,151 $2,302
Budget Total $44,623 $40,931 $85,554

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LLM/K (12 month budget)

Category Summer Fall Spring     Total for all terms
Tuition $15,525 $30,246 $30,246 $76,017
Health Insurance $862 $3,692 -- $4,554
Personal $580 $1,305 $1,305 $3,190
Room & Board $2,750 $7,020 $7,020 $16,790
Transportation $457 $792 $792 $2,041
Books $709 $709 $709 $2,127
Budget Total $20,883 $43,764 $40,072 $104,719

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Executive LLM in Chicago one summer (four month budget)

Category Total
Tuition $60,492
Personal $1,305
Room & Board $7,020
Transportation $792
Books $709
Health Insurance $862
Budget Total $71,180

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Executive LLM in Chicago two summer (two month budget)

Category Total
Tuition $30,246
Personal $566
Room & Board $3,120
Transportation $394
Books $691
Health Insurance $862
Budget Total $35,879

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Master's in Law full-time

9 month budget, assumes enrollment in 14 credits per term

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $23,800 $23,800 $47,600
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $14,040
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,305 $1,305 $2,610
Transportation $792 $792 $1,584
Health Insurance $3,692 -- $3,692
Loan Fees $955 $955 $1,910
Budget Total $38,273 $34,581 $72,854

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