2014-15 Cost of Attendance, Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Dear Prospective and Current LSU Law Students:

The following information reflects a 5% increase over last year, which is smaller than the 10% increase that the Law Center had been authorized to undertake. In addition, please note that tuition and fees may be adjusted by the LSU Board of Supervisors, without notice.

The average yearly cost of attendance at LSU Law for the 2014-15 school year is as follows:

Average Yearly Cost of Attendance
(2014-15, Fall and Spring)
Tuition and Fees (Resident) $20,997.75
Room and Board $15,020.00
Books $2,000.00
Personal Expenses $1,910.00
Transportation on campus $1,090.00
Total $39,880.75

First-year students must enroll full-time. Tuition and fees are subject to change without advanced notice. University policies and rules regarding payment of tuition and fees are listed in the LSU Law Catalog.

The following tuition schedules include continued implementation of the tuition plans as provided by the Louisiana Legislature and the LSU Board of Supervisors.

Tuition and Fee Schedules 2014-15
2014 Fall Semester Full-time
12 or more hours
Resident Students:
Tuition $9,475.00
Building Use Fee $48.00
Operational Fee $219.00
Academic Excellence Fee $120.00
Mandatory Fees $567.00
Registration Fee $10.00
Student Technology Fee $60.00
Total Resident Students: $10,499.00
Nonresident Students:
Tuition $9,475.00
Building Use Fee $48.00
Operational Fee $219.00
Academic Excellence Fee $120.00
Mandatory Fees $567.00
Registration Fee $10.00
Nonresident Fee $9,675.00
Student Technology Fee $60.00
Total Nonresident Students: $20,174.00
2015 Spring Semester Full-time
12 or more hours
Resident Students:
Tuition $9,475.00
Building Use Fee $48.00
Operational Fee $219.00
Academic Excellence Fee $120.00
Mandatory Fees $566.75
Registration Fee $10.00
Student Technology Fee $60.00
Total Resident Students: $10,498.75
Nonresident Students:
Tuition $9,475.00
Building Use Fee $48.00
Operational Fee $219.00
Academic Excellence Fee $120.00
Mandatory Fees $566.75
Registration Fee $10.00
Student Technology Fee $60.00
Nonresident Fee $9,675.00
Total Nonresident Students: $20,173.75

 

Law Center Tuition Increase Waivers

Current students with great financial need should apply for tuition increase waiver grants. To apply for such a waiver, please fill out the Hardship Tuition Waiver form.

Note

  • Mandatory fees include all fees restricted for support of student activities, including Student Health Service. As noted on the Mandatory Fee Schedule, most fees are assessed by the hour, proportionately above 12 hours.
  • International students will be assessed $10.00 per semester for support of the International Cultural Center.
  • Tuition and fees may be adjusted by the Board of Supervisors, in accordance with Legislative authority, without advance notice.

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