Law, JD

2020-21 Tuition and Fees for the School of Law, JD Degree Program

This is a three-year curriculum designed for full-time day students.

Law Student Fees 

California Residents

Fall Semester

Spring Semester


Tuition $5,721.00 $5,721.00 $11,442.00
Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition $18,483.00 $18,483.00 $36,966.00
Student Services Fee $564.00 $564.00 $1,128.00
Campus-based Fees $497.94 $497.92 $995.86
TOTAL, California Residents $25,265.94 $25,265.92 $50,531.86
UC Student Health Insurance Plan [1] $2,562.00 $2,562.00 $5,124.00

Law Student Fees 


Tuition $5,721.00 $5,721.00 $11,442.00
Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition $17,350.00 $17,350.00 $34,700.00
Student Services Fee $564.00 $564.00 $1,128.00
Campus-based Fees $497.94 $497.92 $995.86
Nonresident Supplemental Tuition  $6,123.00 $6,122.00 $12,245.00
TOTAL, Nonresidents $30,255.94 $30,254.92 $60,510.86
UC Student Health Insurance Plan [1] $2,562.00 $2,562.00 $5,124.00

Campus-based Fees

Fall Spring Annually
LSA Fee $30.00 $30.00 $60.00
Memorial Union Fee $42.75 $42.75 $85.50
Legal Education Enhancement and Access Program (LEEAP) Fee $212.55 $212.54 $425.09
Campus Expansion Initiative $97.99 $97.99 $195.98
Student Facilities Safety Fee $33.00 $33.00 $66.00
Student Health Services Fee $81.65 $81.64 $163.29
TOTAL, Campus-based Fees $497.94 $497.92 $995.86

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CHARGES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.  The tuition, fees, and charges posted here are estimates based on currently approved amounts. These figures may not be final; actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California or, as authorized, by the President of the University of California. Accordingly, final approved levels and charges may differ from the amounts shown. 

Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year 2020-21 may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.

A one-time fee of $159.00 is charged to entering students who hold a F-1 or J-1 visa, excluding UC Education Abroad and non-UC Davis sponsored students (i.e. Fulbright or Vietnam Education Fund). More information about the International Student Administrative Fee is available at Services for International Students and Scholars' Fees & Tuition page.

[1] The University of California Regents mandates that all students have health insurance. UC Davis automatically enrolls all registered students in the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). If students have comparable insurance and do not want to be enrolled in UC SHIP, they must apply for a UC SHIP waiver by the date specified for their school. More information about the UC SHIP is available at  Student Health and Counseling Services.