Tuition and General Costs

Budget for an entering first-year, entering transfer, or visiting law student for the 2015-2016 academic year:

Annual academic year budget for a full-time student (12-18 credit hours each semester):

Budget Item Cost
Tuition: $42,270
Books: $1,248
Housing and Food: $13,770
Personal: $2,500
Transportation: $2,840
Total: $62,628

Annual academic year budget for a part-time student (11 credits or fewer per semester):

Budget Item Cost
Tuition: $1,680 per credit hour (part-time first-year students may take no more than 8 credits per semester)
Books: $936
Housing and Food: $13,770*
Personal: $2,500*
Transportation: $2,840

*The housing/food/personal expenses of part-time students depend upon their individual work and living situations. The figures listed here are reasonable estimates used by Marquette University's Office of Student Financial Aid to determine a student budget.