» Tuition and Fees

JD Tuition

Full time tuition rate – 12-16 credits $51,578 per annum

Part time tuition rate – 8-11 credits $41,160 per annum

Per credit rate - $1,715 (less than 8 credits/any credits beyond 16)

Summer 2018 per credit rate - $1,715

 

Joint Degree Tuition

Full time JD/MBA tuition rate – 12 - 16 credits $52,080 per annum

Full time JD/MFA tuition rate – 12 – 16 credits $47,876 per annum

 

JD Fees

 Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)

*Graduation Fee - $275.00 (one time only fee charged in the 2nd year of law school; charged in the 3rd year for joint JD/MBA and JD/MFA students)

Late Registration Fee - $250.00

Parking Fee – FT students: TBA (per semester); PT students: TBA (per semester)

Student Bar Association Fee - $68.00 (per annum Fall only)

MBA AS Fee - $40.00. (JD/MBA students only; per semester)

MFA Lab Fee - $375.00 (per semester) 

Overload Charge (over 16 credits) - $1,715 per credit

Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $ $1,715.00 per credit.  

 

 *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

 

LL.M. Tuition

2017-2018 per credit rate - $1,715

Summer 2018 per credit rate - $1,715

 

 LL.M. Fees

 Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)

*Graduation Fee - $275 (onetime fee)

Parking Fee – FT students: TBA (per semester); PT students: TBA (per semester)

Student Bar Association Fee - $68.00 (per annum)      

 *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply

 

All costs listed in this section are subject to change without notice.

Health Insurance

Law School students (non-international) have the option of purchasing Health Insurance and Health Services Center Fee through the university. 

Health Insurance for non-international students must be requested each year to maintain continued coverage. All students accessing the Health Services Center on campus must submit a Health Record Examination Form prior to their first semester of enrollment.

Health Insurance cost –$728.00 (must be enrolled in half time or more to purchase.)

Health Services Center Fee - $122.00

Questions regarding policy coverage please contact the United Health Care at (800-767-0700) or visit https://www.uhcsr.com/chapman

Deadline to purchase Health Insurance is September 17, 2017. No exceptions 

Purchase Student Health Insurance with the Business Office at www.chapman.edu/sbs

 

International Students 

International students are automatically charged Health Insurance and Health Services Center Fee. A Health Record Examination Form is required prior to the first semester of enrollment. Submit form to the Health Services Center on campus.

Deadline to waive Health Insurance is September 17, 2017. Waive online at www.chapman.edu/studentlife/CUSH

In addition to the above, all students are required to submit a Health Insurance Notice Form to the Registrar’s Office by September 17, 2017. 

 

Parking Waiver

Parking is billed to your student account at the time of registration.  Under certain circumstances the parking fee may be waived.  The waiver is available online beginning June 1, 2017 and must be submitted by September 17, 2017.  Further information is available at www.chapman.edu/publicsafety or you may call the Public Safety Office at 714-997-6763.

 

Audit Rate for Non-Chapman University Students and Alums:

JD students - $1,715 per credit

LL.M. students – $1,715 per credit

Audit rates are based on the student’s program regardless of the type of course taken.

All costs listed in this section are subject to change without notice

Billing and Payment Deadlines

Fall 2017 tuition and fees are due by July 20, 2017*

All tuition and billing is handled online through my.chapman.edu (Access ePay) where you can view charges & payments, make payments, set up a refund account and billing statements are some of the options you can do online through my.chapman.edu (Access ePay). For more information on your student tuition account, payment plans, employer reimbursement plan, and other business office related matters, please visit the web site at www.chapman.edu/SBS.

 

Course Fees

Certain courses require supplemental material.  Your student account will be billed for the appropriate fee(s).  Course supplement fees can be refunded up through the first week of classes only, even if approval to withdraw is subsequently granted, and only if the material is in good condition.

 

Refund Schedule Fall 2017

100% refund to students who withdraw during the first week of classes

50% to those who drop in the second week of classes

20% refund in the third week of classes

No refund after the third week of classes

 

Refund Schedule Spring 2018

100% refund to students who withdraw during the first week of classes 

50% to those who drop in the second week of classes

20% refund in the third week of classes

No refund after the third week of classes

 

Refund Schedule Summer 2018

Withdrawal prior to the first class meeting 100%

Withdrawal after the first class meeting 85%

Withdrawal after the second class meeting 75%

Withdrawal after the third class meeting 50%

Withdrawal after the fourth class meeting none