A Quality Legal Education Doesn’t Need to Cost a Fortune
Concord’s mission is to provide you with a first-rate legal education at much more affordable rates than private law school or even state-run public institutions. Lower tuition means far less debt and pressure after graduation day. That frees many students to pursue their career dreams or use their training to help those less fortunate who may need it the most.
Law School Tuition
Tuition is due before each term. For complete online law school costs, refer to Concord Tuition and Fees and Concord Tuition and Fees for Nondegree-Seeking Students.
The Juris Doctor degree is completed over 4 years (92 credit hours).
- $540 per credit hour
- $295 resource fee per term
- $12,420 average annual tuition ($13,500 for each of the first 2 years)
Executive Juris Doctor
The Executive Juris Doctor degree is completed over 3 years (72 credit hours).
- $515 per credit hour
- $295 resource fee per term
- $12,360 average annual tuition
The following additional costs are estimates:
- Materials: $1,200 per year; representative booklists are available at https://bnc
virtual.com /concordlaw school
- Computer equipment: $1,000
- Online provider: $239 per year
- Microsoft Word or other .doc/.docx-compatible word processing program: Market price
How Much Does It Cost to Go to Law School?
The graph below compares the law school costs at ABA-accredited schools to the costs of earning a JD degree at Concord Law School.
Source: American Bar Association. Based on the published tuition rates of 194 ABA-approved programs. Calculation uses average tuition for a nonresident full-time student for a 3-year period. Concord Law School's Juris Doctor is a part-time 4-year program, which equates to 3 years of full-time study.
Concord can assist you in securing the financial support you need to attend law school. Options include a variety of federal and private lending programs, including military financial aid and a monthly payment plan. View information and resources about paying for law school.
Concord Law School Scholarship Program
Concord established its scholarship program to further its mission of providing an affordable and accessible legal education. A limited number of scholarships are available for first-year students enrolling in the JD program who demonstrate the talent, drive, and academic ability to become successful law school students. Review the scholarship policies and procedures.
Federal employees and state government employees in California, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, and Virginia are eligible to receive a 10% tuition reduction. Contact an Admissions Advisor for details. Reduction may not be combined with Purdue Global/Concord Law School scholarships, grants, military tuition reductions, tuition vouchers, or other reductions.
Note: Effective August 1, 2021, VA educational benefits may no longer be used toward Concord Law School's Juris Doctor program, in accordance with applicable VA regulations.