Cost of attendance

Fall 2020 J.D. and LL.M. program tuition

  • Resident tuition: $1,055.56 per credit hour
  • Non-resident tuition: $1,158 per credit hour
  • Registration fee: $315.70 per semester
  • Student service fee: $54.56 per credit hour

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Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Governors.

Resident tuition is available to Michigan residents and those who qualify for the university's Good Neighbor Program, including residents of Ontario, Canada, or the contiguous counties of Ohio (Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa, and Williams counties).

Cost of living

Michigan is in the Midwest region of the United States. This region consists of 12 states near the Great Lakes, a system of five freshwater lakes. The Midwest region is known for its agriculture, industry, health care and, increasingly, education. This area is an affordable place to live, work and raise a family.

If you are moving to Michigan for the first time, this cost of living calculator may help you compare prices on every-day items, such as food, clothing, housing, medicine and utilities:

If you are transferring to the Midwest region from within the United States, this calculator provides cost-of-living estimates based on salary.