» Tuition and Fees

JD Tuition

  • Full time tuition rate – 12-16 credits $50,076 per annum
  • Part time tuition rate – 8-11 credits $39,960 per annum
  • Per credit rate - $1,665 (less than 8 credits/any credits beyond 16)
  • Summer 2017 per credit rate - $1,665

Joint Degree Tuition

  • Full time JD/MBA tuition rate – 12 - 16 credits $50,076 per annum
  • Full time JD/MFA tuition rate – 12 – 16 credits $46,334 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: $185.00 (per semester); PT students: $93.00 (per semester)
  • Student Bar Association Fee - $67.00 (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) - $1,665 per credit

 Please note that any credits in excess of 16 will result in an overload charge of $ $1665.00 per credit.  

 *Additional fees relating to graduation may apply.

 

LL.M. Tuition

  • 2016-2017 per credit rate - $1,665
  • Summer 2017 per credit rate - $1,665

LL.M. Fees

  • Examination Fee - $35.00 (per annum)
  • *Graduation Fee - $275 (onetime fee)
  • Parking Fee – FT students: $185.00 (per semester); PT students: $93.00 (per semester)
  • Student Bar Association Fee - $67.00 (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 February 19, 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 February 19, 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.

Parking Waiver

Parking is billed to your student account at the time of registration.  Under certain circumstances the parking fee may be waived, deadline to submit is February 19, 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 - $1,665 per credit
  • LL.M. students – $1,665 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 2016 tuition and fees are due by July 20, 2016*

Spring 2017 tuition and fees due by December 20, 2016*

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 2016

  • 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 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 Summer 2017

  • 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