The value of your legal education at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey's
School of Law compares very favorably with that available at other state-assisted
and private institutions. University tuition and fees are determined by the Tennessee
Board of Regents and are subject to change each year.
The costs for the 2012-2013 academic year (Fall & Spring Semesters) are as follows:
|Tuition & Fees
|Room & Board
*Based on full-time enrollment for the academic year. Part-time tuition & fees are
billed by the credit hour. Tuition and fees above includes a $20 per credit hour law
library fee with no maximum (31 hours for entering students in the 2012-2013 academic
Border Counties Tuition Waiver
In an effort to accommodate students from neighboring counties, the University of
Memphis School of Law will consider qualified non-resident students as border county
residents for purposes of admission and tuition. To qualify for the Border County
Tuition Waiver, students must document their permanent residence in one of the five
counties listed below. This tuition waiver is determined primarily from information
provided on the application for admission to the law school. The School of Law Admissions
Office may require applicants to submit additional documentation. Questions about
eligibility for the Border County Tuition Waiver should be directed to the Law School
Eligible Counties include: Crittenden County, Arkansas and Desoto, Marshall, Tate
& Tunica Counties in Mississippi
Note: Students on non-immigrant visas are not eligible for the Border County Tuition
Applicants selected for the entering class will be extended an offer of acceptance
in writing. Applicants who choose to accept the offer must confirm their acceptance
by April 20 or, in the case of an applicant who is accepted after April 1, within
two weeks of receipt of notification. A $250 seat deposit is required of all accepted
students regardless of residency. $200 of the deposit is applied towards fall tuition
and $50 is an orientation fee. This deposit is non refundable.
An applicant who does not confirm and/or pay the seat deposit within the deadline
specified in the acceptance letter will forfeit his or her seat in the entering class.
A mandatory orientation and registration program for entering students is held each
fall prior to the beginning of classes. Details concerning the orientation session
are sent to accepted students in late spring.