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Tuition & expenses

Providing superb legal education in a vibrant university locale, the University of Georgia School of Law consistently ranks among the best-value law schools in the United States. Estimated costs for the 2020-2021 two-semester academic year are, in U.S. dollars, as follows:

Applicant status In-state/Georgia resident  Out-of-state/Nonresident
Tuition    16,844   37,630
Fees     2,406    2,406
Room and board   13,000      13,000
Books, insurance, etc.    6,000    6,000
Total $38,250 $59,036

These estimates do not include certain other costs, such as those related to transportation, visa and consular fees, or fees associated with bar admission. When applying for a student visa, each international student must demonstrate availability of funds sufficient for the entire academic year.

Financial aid options

All foreign-trained graduates seeking to enroll in LL.M. studies at the University of Georgia School of Law are encouraged to apply for financial aid sources in their home country. You may wish to explore the following sites (the University of Georgia declares no affiliation, sponsorship, or partnerships within any of these funding resources):

U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. residents may apply for federal student aid through the U.S. Department of Education. To seek loans from the federal government, fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which will be available on January 1, 2019, and which must be submitted no later than July 1, 2020. For details, consult the University of Georgia Office of Student Financial Aid.

Our law school offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships and graduate assistantships to highly qualified LL.M. degree candidates. Apply early to assure priority consideration for such aid.