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Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year for JD students is $43,594. Below you will find an annual budget for total cost of attendance.

Tuition $43,594
Student Health fee       376
University technology fee (1st & 2nd year)       250
Charges billed by WFU   44,220
Room, board, utilities   12,200
Books & supplies    1,600
Personal expenses    2,500
Transportation    2,700
Insurance (health & renter’s) **    2,692
Stafford origination fee       220
Estimated other costs $21,912
Total estimated costs $66,132

**Degree-seeking graduate students who are not adequately covered by a health insurance policy will be required to purchase health insurance. For complete details on the Student Insurance Program, visit

All international students with F or J visas will be required to have health insurance as a condition of enrollment.  International students with F or J visas will not have the option to waive from the Student Blue plan offered through WFU unless they are covered by a plan reviewed and approved by the University based on the minimum criteria.  To have your plan reviewed, email your policy to

Graduation Fee: A $60 graduation fee will be charged to all 3L accounts, even if the graduate does not attend the graduation ceremony.

Request for Budget Increase form Complete the form and return to the Financial Aid Office, Suite 2305 or email

University Financial & Accounting Services – Billing Information

Notice from Financial & Accounting Services: If the University deems it necessary to engage the services of a collection agency or attorney to collect or to settle any dispute in connection with an unpaid balance on a student account, the student will be liable for all collection agency and/or attorney’s fees, reasonable expenses, and costs incurred.