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.

JD 2023-24 TUITION AND MANDATORY FEES
 
RESIDENT*
NONRESIDENT
Tuition $29,027 $49,556
Fees $2,399 $2,399
Total $31,426 $51,955

*Iowa Residency Information

The University of Iowa Tuition and Mandatory Fee schedules are approved by Board of Regents, State of Iowa and are subject to change without notice.

2023-2024 ESTIMATED COST OF ATTENDANCE

Billed Expenses    
  Resident Non-Resident

Tuition

$29,027 $49,556
Mandatory Fees $2,399 $2,399
Other Estimated Expenses    
Books & Supplies1 $1,800 $1,800
Food & Housing1, 3 $16,644 $16,644
Personal1, 3 $2,774 $2,774
Transportation1, 3 $1,558 $1,558
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance1, 2, 4 $54,202 $74,731

1) The student financial aid budget provides $2,330 per month in living expenses and $900 each semester for books and supplies. 2) 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. 3) 1Ls will have an extra week of living expenses ($552) due to starting a week earlier.  4) 3Ls will have an increased cost of attendance for the first professional license.

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
280 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