2020-21 Tuition and Fees

Including first-year estimated costs

Tuition

$24,228 — WV Residents / Loyalty Tuition Program
$40,248 — Non-Residents


Books & Supplies

$3,400


Living Expenses

$11,970 — WV Residents
$12,470 — Non-Residents


Computer Purchase - fall only 

$1,500


Loan Processing Fee

$174


Note: The Loan Processing Fee is applied each time a student's loan is distributed. If it is a PLUS Loan, the fee is 4.264% of amount borrowed.

Note to Non-Residents: Establishing West Virginia residency while enrolled in law school is very challenging. You can read about the WVU policy here. If you have any questions, please reference WVU’s Residency Reclassification page and/or contact WVU’s Residency Officer (contact information can be found at the bottom of the Residency Reclassification page).


  • Living expenses—Approximately $1,330 per month for 9 months. Information is obtained from data compiled through a cost of attendance survey conducted each year for graduate and professional students.
  • Computer purchase—An additional allowance of $1,500 is included in first year students’ cost of attendance for the purchase of a computer. This is a one-time expense.
  • An adjustment can be requested by the student for childcare and study abroad expenses with supporting documentation.

WVU Graduate Tuition and Fees