Tuition Comparison

If you study various law school catalogs, their unit graduation requirements and tuition, you will find that the overall cost for a legal education at California Southern Law School is very reasonable. Many law schools have tuition that is $600 per semester unit, or more. In addition some law schools require more than 84 units for graduation.  The entire cost to earn a Juris Doctor degree (tuition, fees, and books) at California Southern Law School is roughly $39,000.

The law school's tuition for the 2014-15 academic year increased $10 per unit to $400 per unit.  There will be no further tuition increases.

Law School
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*CBE school

Tuition Per

Semester Unit

Juris Doctor

Degree Unit

Requirement

Estimated Total

Tuition Cost

For Law School

** Chapman ('15-'16) $1,641 88 $144,450
**Southwestern ('15-'16) $1,658 87 $144,240
**Whittier ('13-'14) $1,462 87 $127,200
**Western State ('14-'15) $1,377 88 $121,200
*Trinity ('15-'16) $890 90 $80,100
**La Verne ('14-'15) $852 88 $75,000
*West Los Angeles ('14-'15) $875 85 $74,375
*Glendale ('14-'15)(on qtr. system)
$742.50 Sem. ($495 Qtr.) 84 (126 Qtr.) $62,370
California Southern ('14-'20) $400 84 $33,600