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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-MBALLM, LLM IHRLLM-TaxExecutive 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 $30,892 $30,892 $61,784
Health Insurance* $4,036 -- $4,036
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 $839 $839 $1,678
Budget Total $45,593 $41,557 $87,150

*  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 $30,892 $30,892 $61,784
Health Insurance* $3,856 -- $3,856
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 $839 $839 $1,678
Budget Total $45,413 $41,557 $86,970

*  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 $44,060 $44,060 $0 $88,120
Health Insurance* $4,036 -- -- $4,036
Room and Board $7,020 $7,020 $4,680 $18,720
Books $709 $709 $691 $2,109
Personal $1,160 $1,160 $773 $3,093
Transportation $792 $792 $528 $2,112
Loan Fees $1,438 $1,438 $204 $3,080
Budget Total $59,215 $55,179 $6,876 $121,270

*  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 $44,060 $44,060 $88,120
Health Insurance* $3,856 -- $3,856
Room and Board $7,020 $9,360 $16,380
Books $709 $709 $1,418
Personal $1,160 $1,740 $2,900
Transportation $792 $1,101 $1,893
Loan Fees $1,438 $1,438 $2,876
Budget Total $59,035 $58,408 $117,443

*  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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LLM, LLM IHR

Category Fall Spring Total for both terms
Tuition $32,321 $32,321 $64,642
Health Insurance* $3,856 -- $3,856
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 $1,111 $1,111 $2,222
Budget Total $47,114 $43,258 $90,372

*  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* $31,779 $31,779 $63,558
Health Insurance** $3,856 -- $3,856
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 $1,111 $1,111 $2,222
Budget Total $46,572 $42,716 $89,288

*  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 $3,178/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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Executive LLM in Chicago

(one summer, 4 month budget)

Category Total
Tuition (Summer 2017 term) $62,306
Health Insurance* $771
Room and Board $7,020
Books $709
Personal $1,305
Transportation $792
Budget Total $72,903

*  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 2017 term) $31,153
Health Insurance* $771
Room and Board $3,120
Books $691
Personal $566
Transportation $394
Budget Total $36,695

*  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* $25,438 $25,438 $50,876
Health Insurance** $3,856 -- $3,856
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 $857 $857 $1,714
Budget Total $39,977 $36,121 $76,098

This budget for full-time MSL students assumes enrollment in all 4 sessions per semester.

*  Tuition for the part-time MSL program in the 2017-18 academic year is $1,817/credit. The tuition budget for part-time MSL students will be based on the enrollment projections included in their financial aid application materials. Students who surpass 28 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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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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