2021-22 Tuition and Fees

Including first-year estimated costs


$24,714 — WV Residents / Loyalty Tuition Program
$41,058 — Non-Residents

Books & Supplies


Living Expenses

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

Computer Purchase - fall only 


Loan Processing Fee


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. Read the WVU policy. 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