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Tuition & Fees

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Tuition rates are set annually by the Vermont Law School Board of Trustees. The information on the page, and elsewhere on the Vermont Law School website, is reviewed periodically and is subject to change without prior notice. Additional fees may be added.

​​Tuition and fees for 2021-2022

Summer 2021

JD Per Credit Tuition for students enrolled prior to 4/1/21 $1,664
JD Per Credit Tuition for students enrolled after 4/1/21 $1,700
Master's Program Per Credit Tuition (excluding LLM-ALS) $1,400

JD Tuition

Annual JD Tuition for students enrolled prior to 4/1/21 (2 Semesters) $48,254
Per Credit Tuition for students enrolled prior to 4/1/21 $1,664
Annual JD Tuition for students enrolled after 4/1/21 (2 Semesters) $49,700
Per Credit Tuition for students enrolled after 4/1/21 $1,700
Tuition Deposit $750

Joint Degree Tuition (JD/MELP, JD/MERL, JD/MFALP, JD/LLM-Energy/Environmental, JD/LLM-FAL)

Annual JD Tuition $49,700
Master's Program Per Credit Tuition $1,400

Master's Program Tuition (MELP, LLM-Environmental, LLM-Energy, MERL, MFALP, MARJ, LLM-FAL)

Annual Master's Program Tuition $42,000
Master's Program Per Credit Tuition $1,400
Master's Program Tuition Deposit $750

LLM (American Legal Studies) Tuition

Annual LLM-ALS Tuition (based on 29 minimum credits) $42,000
LLM-ALS Per Credit Tuition $1,400
LLM-ALS Tuition Deposit $750

Professional Certification Tuition (Restorative Justice)

Per Credit Tuition $600

Online Learning Program Tuition (Master's Program - Excluding LLM-ALS)

Annual Online Learning Master's Program Tuition $42,000
Master's Program Per Credit Tuition $1,400
Student Admin Fee (Non-Refundable, Semester Charge) $250
Online Learning Fee (Non-Refundable, One-Time Charge) $250
Graduation Fee (Non-Refundable, One-Time Charge) $110

Fees & Miscellaneous (Non-Refundable)

Student Bar Association Membership Fee (Annual Charge, Non-Refundable) $125
On-Campus Student Admin Fee (Fall Semester Charge, Non-Refundable) $200
On-Campus Student Admin Fee (Spring Semester Charge, Non-Refundable) $455
Off-Campus Student Admin Fee (Fall & Spring Semester Charge, Non-Refundable) $200
Summer Only Student Admin Fee (Non-Refundable) $275
Summer Student Admin Fee (Non-Refundable) $205
Graduation Fee (One-Time Charge, Non-Refundable) $110
Audit Per Credit (All Semesters) $400
Audit Per Credit-Alumni (All Semesters) $200
​Parking Fine $5
Transcript Fee $5
   

Summer 2022

JD Per Credit Tuitionfor students enrolled prior to 4/1/21 $1,664
JD Per Credit Tuitionfor students enrolled after 4/1/21 $1,700
Master's Program Per Credit Tuition (excluding LLM-ALS) $1,400

 

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