Cost of Attendance

Tuition & Cost of Attendance

2023-2024 Full-Time Tuition & Fees
  Ohio Resident Non-Resident Kentucky Metro Rate Indiana Reciprocity LLM
Tuition $24,010 $29,010 $24,610 $24,010 $29,010
Professional Development Fee $800 $800 $800 $800 $800
International Student Fee (if applicable) $250 $250 $250 $250 $250
Additional Expenses (estimated)
    Ohio Resident Non-Resident Kentucky Metro Rate Indiana Reciprocity LLM  
  Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500  
  Housing $17,232 $17,232 $17,232 $17,232 $17,232  
  Transportation $2,304 $2,610 $2,304 $2,304 $2,610  
  Miscellaneous Expenses $4,892 $4,680 $4,892 $4,892 $4,680  
  Total $25,928 $26,022 $25,928 $25,928 $26,022  

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.

Cincinnati Law offers merit-based scholarships to highly qualified LLM candidates. Scholarships are also provided to students from underrepresented regions and countries.

In addition to general achievement scholarships, fellowships are available to students studying in the areas of criminal law and international human rights. To learn more about fellowships, visit our academics page.

Please write to us at to express your interest in a scholarship or fellowship and to get more information regarding the scholarship/fellowship application process.

Additional Scholarship Options

Loan Options
  • International Student Loan Center 
    • Offers access to a range of international student loans, foreign-enrolled loans and study abroad loans to international students and Canadian students in the USA and for US students studying abroad around the world 
  • Global Student Loan Corporation  
    • Comprehensive education loan for international and distance learning students that does not require a co-signer in the host country 
  • Sallie Mae  
    • Student loans for foreign nationals studying in the United States 
    • Loan options include: 
      • Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan
      • Sallie Mae Bar Study Loan 
  • eduPASS 
    • General information on financing for higher education for international students
    • Has various links to various loan options for international students
  • Prodigy Finance

General Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships

  • American Association of University Women 
    • Offers the International Fellowship 
      • Awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents 
      • Support graduate or postgraduate studies at accredited institutions 
      • Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls 
  • Foreign Fulbright Student Program 
    • Administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies
    • Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country, so must visit their site to determinations of eligibility
    • Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State
  • International Federation of University Women 
    • Grants are offered for any postgraduate program 
    • Grants are open to women graduates who are members of IFUW’s national federations and associations
  • The World Bank Scholarship
    • Provides scholarships for graduate and postgraduate studies leading to master’s and doctoral degrees in development-related fields for mid-career professionals
  • Golden Key 
    • Has recognized more than 10 million undergraduate and graduate students for their intellectual achievements 
    • Has awarded $8 million in scholarships and awards to members in all fields of study
    • Scholarships and awards are given to members, membership prerequisites: 
      • Studying for a master’s degree at an accredited institution 
      • A graduate student o G.P.A. is 3.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale


The City of Cincinnati offers a wider variety of locations, housing styles, and cost options for law students. Cincinnati is ranked No. 2 in the nation for affordable cost of living by 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.

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