2024-25 Annual Tuition & Fees

  Living on campus Living in off-campus housing
Direct costs: These costs are included on your bill from USF. It includes specific, fixed (or estimated) costs that you’ll pay for.
Average Tuition $55,130 $55,130
Fees $160 $160
Health Insurance

Semester rate: Fall 2024 $1,615, Spring 2025 $2,261
$3,876 $3,876
Housing $17,510  
Subtotal of direct costs: $76,676 $59,166
Indirect costs: These costs will not show up on your bill from USF. They are estimated costs.
For example, you’ll probably need to buy textbooks and school supplies, personal items like clothes and toiletries, and travel expenses if you live far from home and plan to travel back during school breaks. You’ll decide for yourself how and when you make these purchases (and how much you pay). That’s why it’s just an estimate.

***Third year law students will have an allowance of $1,650 which includes California Bar Registration Fee, Application for Moral Character & Fitness, Multi-State Professional Responsibility Exam, Application to take California Bar Exam, and Cal Bar Examination laptop fee. If you would like to request some of the fees prior to third year, please contact the Law Financial Aid Office to inquire on submitting a budget appeal.
Off-campus housing   $18,820
Off-campus food   $1,800
On-campus food $1,800  
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $1,718 $1,718
Transportation $2,706 $2,706
Personal expenses $2,394 $2,394
Subtotal of indirect costs: $8,618 $27,438
Total Cost of Attendance: (Direct + indirect costs. Your bill will be lower than this amount because you will not be charged for indirect costs.) $85,294 $86,604


  • Tuition is based on an average enrollment for the academic year (fall and spring semesters). Tuition is charged per semester for full-time, per unit for part-time, and per unit for summer tuition.
    • Full-time JD- $27,565 per semester
    • Part-time JD- $1,950 per unit
    • Summer JD tuition is charged at $1,950 per unit
  • Fees include:
    • $40 AGSUSF fee is applied each fall and spring semester for a total annual fee of $80. This fee funds activities and events of the Associated Graduate Students.
    • The Student Bar Association (SBA) assesses a fee of $35 per semester for full-time students and $2.00 per unit for part-time students.
    • All students must pay a $5 per semester Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) fee. Tuition and fees for subsequent academic years have not yet been determined.