Cost of Attendance


Tuition for 2018-19 totals $60,072. Tuition is due in October, January, and April.

Cost of Living

For single students, room and board in university residences costs approximately $25,998 for the 2018-19 school year. Required books, if purchased new, cost about $1,530 a year. Local costs for transportation, clothing, recreation, and the like tend to vary.  Most single students find they need to budget a total of at least $96,429 for the school year.

Laptop Computers

Students are required to have laptop computers and are advised to have a printer and modem, as well. In addition to using the laptop to write papers and create spreadsheets, students will have the opportunity to take examinations on laptops and will receive administrative notices only via electronic mail. Students may purchase a laptop from the Stanford Bookstore through a special program with the law school. Students who must purchase a laptop to meet this requirement are eligible to have their financial aid budgets increased by as much as $3,300. Only specific computers meet the needs of the law school’s computing systems.