Costs and Financial Aid

Iowa Law is committed to making sure that your tuition dollars are a solid investment in your future. We keep costs down—all JD students can qualify for in-state tuition in their second and third years through our Research Assistant program. Our commitment to keeping law school affordable has earned it a Best Value ranking by the National Jurist for five years and counting.

Best Value Law School 2019
JD 2019-20 Tuition and Mandatory Fees
  Resident* Nonresident
Tuition $26,181.00 $45,796.00
Fees $1,969.50 $1,969.50
Total $28,150.50 $47,765.50

*Iowa Residency Information

All information concerning financial aid programs is subject to change without notice.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Billed Expenses

 

 

 

Resident

Non-Resident

Tuition1

$26,181

$45,796

Mandatory Fees1

$1,969.50

$1,969.50

Other Estimated Expenses

 

 

Books & Supplies1,2

$1,800

$1,800

Housing & Meals1,2

$11,780

$11,780

Personal1,2

$2,546

$2,546

Transportation1,2

$1,178

$1,178

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance1,3

$45,454.50

$65,069.50

 

1) Estimated figures. 2) The student financial aid budget provides $1,722 per month in living expenses and $900 each semester for books and supplies. 3) We use the Total Estimated Cost of Attendance to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility. For information on Iowa residency see http://registrar.uiowa.edu/residency

Contact Us

Please include your name, phone number, and student ID number with any financial aid correspondence:

Office of Financial Aid
University of Iowa College of Law
276 Boyd Law Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1113
319-335-9142
law-financialaid@uiowa.edu

Office of Student Financial Aid
University of Iowa
2400 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242-1315
319-335-1450 / 800-553-IOWA
http://financialaid.uiowa.edu
financial-aid@uiowa.edu