Colorado Law is Affordable

A quality legal education is a sizeable investment in your future and Colorado Law's Office of Admissions & Financial Aid is committed to helping you find resources to make it affordable including scholarships, fellowships, and federal and private student loans.

Colorado residents pay less at Colorado Law compared to other public or private schools in the region. Non-resident students may establish residency after one year.

Cost of Attendance 2020-2021*

 

Resident        

Non-Resident

Rent, Utilities, and Food

$15,012

$15,012

Books and Supplies

$1,600

$1,600

Medical Insurance

$3,150

$3,150

Personal Expenses

$1,440

$1,440

Transportation

$1,152

$1,804

Loan Origination Fees

$1,060

$1,140

Tuition and Fees: JD**

$31,770

Base Tuition = $29,718
Fees = $2,052                                              

$38,556

Base Tuition = $36,504
Fees = $2,052                                               

Total: JD

$55,184

$62,702

Add the following if you are a new or international student:

New International Student Fee

$145
New Student Fee $62 (first semester, one-time fee)

International Student Immigration Compliance Fee (per semester)

$40

 

*Does not include car expenses, other debt, and rent/utilities more than what is designated in the Cost of Attendance. Student fees are allocated by the CU Boulder Student Government (CUSG) and payment entitles students to use the Student Recreation CenterCUSG Legal Services, and other services and activities. The CU Board of Regents approves mandatory fees and sets tuition annually, and reserves the right to change the costs for tuition and fees at any time.

**Tuition and fees outlined above are a close estimate and are the figures used by the Office of Financial Aid in the Cost of Attendance calculation. They may differ slightly from your actual tuition and fees.

Tuition Payment

Due dates are the 5th of the month and will appear on your bill. Payment for the full balance of tuition and fees is due on the first due date of the semester, unless you sign up for a payment plan. Tuition and fee bills are generally available by the second Thursday of the month. Please see the Due Date schedule, as well as additional information on payment methods and guidelines at the Bursar's Office website. Due dates may be subject to change.

Students may elect to enroll in a payment plan. If you sign up for a payment plan, your payments will be processed around the 5th of the month. Please visit Payment Plans for detailed information and instructions.

For information about refunds, visit the Refunds page on the Bursar's Office website.