»Tuition and Fees

  • 2014-2015
  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013
  • 2011-2012
  • JD Tuition

    • Full time tuition – 12-16 credits; $46,300 per annum
    • Part time tuition – 8-11.5 credits; $36,840 per annum
    • Per credit - $1,535 (less than 8 credits/any credits beyond 16)
    • Summer 2015 per credit - $1,535.00

    Joint Degree Tuition

    • Full time JD/MBA tuition – 12 - 16 credits $46,300
    • Full time JD/MFA tuition – 12 - 16 credits $42,840

    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 – Full Time students: $350.00 per annum ($175.00 per semester)
    • Parking Fee - Part Time students: $176.00 per annum ($88.00 per semester)
    • Student Bar Association Fee - $64.00 (per annum)
    • ABA-LSD Fee - $17.00 (per annum)
    • MBA AS Fee - $25.00 (JD/MBA students only; per semester)
    • MFA Lab Fee - $375.00 (per semester)
    • Overload Charge (over 16 credits) - $1,535 per credit

    Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $1,535 per credit. 

    LL.M. Tuition

    • 2014-2015 per credit - $1,535
    • Summer 2015 per credit - $1,535.00

    LL.M. Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)
    • Graduation Fee - $275 (onetime fee)*
    • ABA Fee - $17.00 (per annum)
    • Parking Fee – Full Time students: $350.00 per annum ($175.00 per semester)
    • Parking Fee - Part Time students: $176.00 per annum ($88.00 per semester)

    *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

    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 – $1,462.00 per annum ($731.00 per semester must be enrolled in half time or more to purchase.)
    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 per annum ($122.00 per semester.)

    Questions regarding policy coverage please contact the Student Health Center at (714) 997-6851 or visit https://www.uhcsr.com/chapman

    Open Enrollment to purchase Health Insurance is September 19, 2014. 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 19, 2014.
    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 19, 2014.

    Audit Rate for Non-Chapman University Students and Alums:

    • JD students - $1,535 per credit
    • LL.M. students – $1,535 per credit

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

    Billing and Payment Deadlines

    Fall 2014 tuition and fees are due by July 31, 2014*
    All tuition and billing is handled online through your Chapman Web Advisor account called Chapman ePay/eBill where you may make payments, view charges, set up an eRefund account, set up an authorized user(s) and view billing statements. 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 2014 

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to August 30: 100%
    • August 30 to September 5: 65%
    • September 6 to September 12: 35%
    • September 13 to September 19: 10%
    • After September 19: None

    Refund Schedule Spring 2015

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to January 24: 100%
    • January 24 to January 30: 65%
    • January 31 to February 6: 35%
    • February 7 to February 13: 10%
    • After February 13: None

    Refund Schedule Summer 2015

    If you withdraw from summer classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to the 9th day of the semester: 100%
    • Between the 9th day and 16th day of the semester: 75%
    • Between the 17th day and 22nd day of the semester: 50%
    • After the 22nd day of the semester: None
  • JD Tuition

    • Full time tuition rate – 12-16 credits $44,414
    • Part time tuition rate – 8-11 credits $35,400
    • Per credit rate - $1,475 (less than 8 credits/any credits beyond 16)
    • Summer 2014 per credit rate - $1,475

    Joint Degree Tuition

    • Full time JD/MBA tuition rate – 12-16 credits $44,414
    • Full time JD/MFA tuition rate – 12-16 credits $41,100

    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: $165.00 (per semester); PT students: $82.50 (per semester)
    • Student Bar Association Fee - $64.00 (per annum)
    • ABA-LSD Fee - $17.00 (per annum)
    • MBA AS Fee - $25.00 (JD/MBA students only; per semester)
    • MFA Lab Fee - $375.00 (per semester)
    • Overload Charge (over 16 credits) - $1,475 per credit

    Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $1,475 per credit.

    LL.M. Tuition

    • 2013-2014 per credit rate - $1,475
    • Summer 2014 per credit rate - $1,475

    LL.M. Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum; this fee does not apply to students enrolled in the LL.M. PROS program)
    • Graduation Fee - $275 (onetime fee)*
    • Parking Fee – FT students: $165.00 (per semester); PT students: $82.50 (per semester)
    *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

    International Students

    • Sickness Plan 3 – $1,434.00 per year ($717.00 per semester; mandatory)
    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 per year ($122.00 each semester; mandatory)

    Optional Student Health Insurance

    • Sickness Plan – $1,434.00 per year ($717.00 per semester, optional)
    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 (required if purchasing student insurance)

    All students using the Health Services Center must purchase student insurance and submit a Health Record Form prior to their first semester of enrollment.

    The deadline to purchase Student Health Insurance is September 13, 2013.

    Health Insurance

    Law students have the option of purchasing health insurance through the university. The health insurance can be purchased through the Business Office.  If you choose to purchase health insurance, you must also pay the Health Center Fee which will give you access to our Student Health Center. Health insurance must be requested each year to maintain continued coverage. All students insured through the university must submit a Health Record Form prior to their first semester of enrollment. The form is available online under Student Resources at www.chapman.edu: click on Health Services. If you have questions regarding coverage, please contact the Student Health Center at (714) 997-6851. 

    All students are required to submit a Health Insurance Notice Form to the Registrar’s Office by September 13, 2013. Note: The deadline to purchase health insurance is September 13, 2013.  

    Audit Rate for Non-Chapman University Students and Alumni:

    • JD students - $1,475 per credit
    • LL.M. students – $737.50 per credit

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

    Billing and Payment Deadlines

    Fall 2013 tuition and fees are due by July 31, 2013*.

    All tuition and billing is handled online through your Chapman WebAdvisor account.

    *payment for any charges not covered by financial aid.

    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 2013

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to August 31: 100%
    • August 31 to September 6: 65%
    • September 7 to September 13: 35%
    • September 14 to September 20: 10%
    • After September 20: None

    Refund Schedule Spring 2014

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to January 25: 100%
    • January 25 to January 31: 65%
    • February 1 to February 7: 35%
    • February 8 to February 14: 10%
    • After February 14: None

    Refund Schedule Summer 2014

    If you withdraw from summer classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the table below.

    • Prior to the 9th day of the semester: 100%
    • Between the 9th day and 16th day of the semester: 75%
    • Between the 17th day and 22nd day of the semester: 50%
    • After the 22nd day of the semester: None
  • JD Tuition

    • Full time tuition rate – 12-16 credits $43,120
    • Part time tuition rate – 8-11 credits $34,320 

    • Per credit rate - $1,430 (less than 8 credits/any credits beyond 16)
    • 
Summer 2012 per credit rate - $1,375
    • Summer 2013 per credit rate - $1,430
 


    Joint Degree Tuition

    • Full time JD/MBA – 12-16 credits $43,120
    • Full time JD/MFA – 12-16 credits $39,720


    JD Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)

    • Graduation Fee - $250.00 (one time only fee charged in the 2nd year of law school; charged in the 3rd year for joint JD/MBA students)

    • Parking Fee - FT students: $150 (per semester); PT students: $75 (per semester)

    • Student Bar Association Fee - $64.00 (per annum)

    • ABA-LSD Fee - $17.00
(per annum)
    • MBA AS Fee - $25.00 (JD/MBA students only; per semester)
    • MFA Lab Fee - $375.00 (per semester)
    • Overload Charge (over 16 credits) - $1,430 per credit

    Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $1,430 per credit.

    LL.M. Tuition  

    • 2012-2013 per credit rate - $1,430

    LL.M. Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum; this fee does not apply to students enrolled in the LL.M. PROS program)

    • Graduation Fee* - $100 (one time only fee)

    • Parking Fee - FT students: $150 (per semester); PT students: $75 (per semester)



    *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

    International Students 
 


    • University Health Insurance - $1,336 per year ($668 each semester)
       
    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 per year ($122 each semester; mandatory)

    Optional Student Health Insurance 


    • University Health Insurance - $1,336 per year ($668 each semester)
    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 (required if purchasing student insurance)


    All students using the Health Services Center must purchase student insurance and submit a Health Record and Examination Form prior to their first semester of enrollment.
 
The deadline to purchase Student Health Insurance is September 14.

    Audit rate for no Chapman University Students and Alums:

    • JD students - $1,375 per credit
    • LL.M students - $687.50 per credit

    Billing and Payment Deadlines

    Fall 2012 tuition and fees are due by July 31, 2012*. All tuition and billing is handled online through your Chapman WebAdvisor account.
 *payment for any charges not covered by financial aid

    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 2012

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the list below:

    • Prior to September 1: 100% 

    • September 1 to September 7: 65% 

    • September 8 to September 14: 35% 

    • September 15 to September 21: 10% 

    • After September 21: None
 


    Refund Schedule Spring 2013

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the list below:

    • Prior to January 19: 100% 

    • January 19 to January 25: 65% 

    • January 26 to February 1: 35% 

    • February 2 to February 8: 10% 

    • After February 8: None

    Refund Schedule Summer 2013

    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the list below:

    • Prior to the 9th day of the semester: 100% 

    • Between the 9th day and 16th day of the semester: 75% 

    • Between the 17th day and the 22nd day of the semester: 50% 


    • After the 22nd day of the semester: None
  • JD Tuition

    • Full time tuition rate – 12-16 credits $41,460
    • Part time tuition rate – 8-11 credits $33,000 

    • Per credit rate - $1,375 (less than 8 credits or more than 16 credits)
    • 
Summer 2012 per credit rate - $1,375
 


    JD Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)

    • Graduation Fee - $250.00 (one time only fee charged in the 2nd year of law school)

    • Parking Fee - FT students: $150 (per semester); PT students: $75 (per semester)

    • Student Bar Association Fee - $61.00 (per annum)

    • ABA-LSD Fee - $17.00

    • MBA AS Fee - $25.00 (JD/MBA students only)

    • Overload Charge (over 16 credits) - $1,375
 


    Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $1,375.

    LL.M. Tuition

    • Summer 2012 per credit rate - $1,375
    • 2011-2012 per credit rate - $1,375



    LL.M. Fees

    • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum; this fee does not apply to students enrolled in the LL.M. PROS program)

    • Graduation Fee* - $100 (one time only fee)

    • Parking Fee - FT students: $150 (per semester); PT students: $75 (per semester)



    *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

    International Students 
 


    • Sickness Plan 3 - $1,072 per year ($536 each semester)

    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 per year ($122 each semester; mandatory)

    Optional Student Health Insurance 


    • Basic Sickness Plan 1 - $380.00 per annum ($190 per semester)
    • Comprehensive Sickness Plan 2 - $550.00 ($275 per semester)

    • Health Services Center Fee - $244.00 (required if purchasing student insurance)


    All students using the Health Services Center must purchase student insurance and submit a Health Record and Examination Form prior to their first semester of enrollment.
 
The deadline to purchase Student Health Insurance is September 10.

    Auditing Courses

    Please be advised that auditing a class will result in a separate charge, and is not included within the student’s FT or PT rate. For example, if a student is taking 14 credits and decides to audit 2 of those credits, then the student will be billed the appropriate rate for 12 credits, and billed separately for 2 credits of audit rate.

    Audit rate

    • JD students/courses - $1,375 per credit

    • LL.M. students/courses – $687.50 per credit


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

    Billing and Payment Deadlines

    Fall 2011 tuition and fees are due by July 31, 2011*

    *payment for any charges not covered by financial aid

    All tuition and billing is handled online through your Chapman WebAdvisor account.
 

    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 2011


    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the list below:

    • Prior to September 3: 100% 

    • September 3 to September 9: 65% 

    • September 10 to September 16: 35% 

    • September 17 to September 23: 10% 

    • After September 23: None
 


    Refund Schedule Spring 2012


    If you withdraw from classes you will receive a tuition credit based on the list below:

    • Prior to January 21: 100% 

    • January 21 to January 27: 65% 

    • January 28 to February 3: 35% 

    • February 4 to February 10: 10% 

    • After February 10: None