Pursuing a law degree is an investment in your future. Delaware Law strives to make that investment manageable with generous merit based scholarships, federal loans, and work study.
Our Financial Aid staff is available to discuss options on how to finance your legal education.
|Class||Division||Number of Credits||Tuition||Fees|
|Fall, 2022 1st Yr JD||Regular (full-time)||32||$57,376.00||$120|
|2nd Yr JD||Regular (full-time)||30||$53,790.00||$120|
|3rd Yr JD||Regular (full-time)||28||$50,204.00||$120|
|Fall, 2022 1st Yr JD||Extended (part-time)||24||$43,032.00||$120|
|2nd, 3rd, 4th Yr JD||Extended (part-time)||22||$39,446.00||$120|
*Tuition is charged on a per credit basis at $1793.00 per credit for the 2022-2023 academic year. Your tuition will be determined by your class and division.
Complete Cost of Attendance Information
Find the complete listing of all Delaware Law School tuition charges and fees in the Delaware Law School Tuition Rate and Payment Guide document on the Bursar's Office MyWidener site.
Academic, Merit Based Scholarships
Awarded to first year students
On Campus Housing Available
Over $15 million
Awarded in institutional scholarships & grants
2022-2023 Academic Year
The First Year Matters and our innovative approach sets us apart.
The first year of your legal education is among the most important as you are being exposed to a new way of thinking. It is in the first year that you will start to learn the substance and skills you will need to be successful lawyers. Our first year curriculum is formative and supportive. In addition to the basic substantive courses in your first semester, you will also be introduced to the fundamentals of legal writing, analysis, and research. We also provide a one credit class - what we call a “learning lab” - to help you become successful students. In the second semester, courses will build on subjects taught in the fall semester as well as introduce you to Constitutional and Criminal Law. We believe this first year curriculum provides a very strong foundation to your success in legal education.
Full-time Regular Division Schedule (3-year Program)
Part-time Extended Division Schedule (4-year Program)