Reports have stated that several law schools in the United States possess an ultra-high cost of living. This therefore adds to the graduates’ cost of living and increases their debt levels. According to the American media, the cost of a law school education depends on various parameters like the amount of tuition money one has to pay, expenditure on health insurance, course materials along with several other miscellaneous factors which help to jack up the overall expenses. Apparently several hidden costs like business attire, transportation and networking expenditure also add to the ever increasing bill. Here is a list of the 5 most expensive law schools in the United States.
5. University Of Southern California Gould School Of Law
Reports confirm that the “University Of Southern California Gould School Of Law” has grabbed the fifth spot for the most expensive law schools in the country. The educational institutional is located in Los Angeles and charges a staggering annual tuition fee of $52,814. Apparently it has been ranked in the 27th
spot in the category of the best law schools in the US.
4. Fordham University School of Law
“Fordham University School of Law” situated in New York City has taken the 4th
spot for the most expensive educational institutional in the country. With yearly tuition fees of $ 50,370, it claims to be one of the few schools in the country in terms of post-graduation placement opportunities provided at the top U.S law firms.
3. Stanford Law School
“Stanford Law School” has positioned itself in the 3rd
spot among the most expensive US law schools. The California based university charges a high tuition fee of around $ 51,000. Founded in 1908, it reportedly possesses a big library of more than 5, 00,000 books.
2. New York University Law School
“New York University Law School” is in the number 2nd
position in this list. The university charges yearly tuition fees of approximately $53,200. Established in 1835, it has at least 10 courses specializing in various legal domains like public interest, criminal law and innovation.
1. Columbia Law School
"Columbia Law School" has bragged the top spot in the list of the most pricey American law schools. An education at Columbia Law School comes with a hefty attached price tag of $ 55,916 per year. However the institution does offer a loan forgiveness program for those special students who work in the public services.