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Law School Fees

Schedule of Law School Fees

Fees are set by the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar under the authority of Rule 2 of the ABA Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools

September 1, 2023– August 31, 2024

Schedule of Fees

Annual Fee Based on Enrollment:
JD Enrollment: 400 or less: $21,010

JD Enrollment: 401-600: $23,590

JD Enrollment: 601- 800: $27,975

JD Enrollment: 801-1200: $30,610

JD Enrollment: 1201 or more: $34,095

Approved Teach-Out Plan:  $5,000

Annual Fee for Each Approved Foreign Program:
Foreign Summer/Intersession Program: $1,000
Semester/Year Abroad Program: $1,000

Applications for Approval
Application for Provisional Approval (each application): $100,000

Application for Approval of Foreign Program:
Foreign Summer/Intersession Program: $1,000
Semester/Year Abroad Program: $1,000

Other Applications
Request for Variance under Standard 107 and
Rule 28: $1,000

Applications for Acquiescence in
Post- or Non-JD Program: $6,000

Application for Acquiescence in
Other Substantive Change: $10,000


Internal Operating Practices No. 17:
Guidelines for Reimbursement of Site Evaluators and Fact Finders


Law schools are responsible for the reimbursement of expenses of site evaluation team members and fact finders who visit their schools. All reasonable and necessary expenses of members of site evaluation teams and fact finders will be reimbursed by the visited institution under the authority of Internal Operating Practices #17.