Cost of Attendance

Tuition & Cost of Attendance

Full-Time Tuition and Fees (JD & LLM)

2020-21 Tuition Costs (estimated)
Residency Cost
Ohio Resident Tuition $24,010
Non-Resident Tuition $29,010
Kentucky Metro Rate $24,610
Indiana Reciprocity $24,010

Learn more about tuition rates for married non-residents, veterans and applicants from states with tuition reciprocity. For more details, visit the our Residency Resources page.

Additional Expenses

Estimated Living Expenses (estimated)
Source of Cost Cost
Room & Board $11,118
Books $1,200
Transportation $616
Miscellaneous $4,834
TOTAL $17,768


The City of Cincinnati offers a wider variety of locations, housing styles, and cost options for law students. Cincinnati is ranked No. 1 in the nation for affordable cost of living for cities of its size. Low tuition, competitive scholarships, and affordable living allows the College of Law to attract a diverse and professional student population.

Visit the University of Cincinnati’s Graduate and Family Housing page for more housing information. You can find details on local neighborhoods on our housing page.

The Path to Financial Freedom

The path to securing your financial freedom starts now. To ensure you develop the right financial habbits and strategies, we encourage you to utilitize the tools offered by our partners in financial education, AccessLex. They've identified the learning pathways you should follow during each of your three years in law school. Learn more about each pathway below.

MAX by AccessLex combines in-person workshops, online and virtual programming, and one-on-one counseling to leverage the strengths of law students, address their weaknesses and fit into their demanding schedules.