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Legal Studies Tuition and Fees

Tuition Costs:

Legal Studies Program: $499 per credit (as of July 1, 2017)
Office of Graduate and Extended Learning: $600 per credit

Bachelor’s Degree = 120 credits (Legal Studies and Extended Learning Courses)
Associate’s Degree = 60 credits (Legal Studies and Extended Learning Courses)
Certificate Program = 24 credits (Legal Studies Courses)

Methods of Payment: Widener offers payment plans to cover out-of-pocket expenses. For additional information, please contact the Bursar’s Office at 302-477-2181.

Credit Card Payment Policy: Only Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted for tuition.

Financial Aid: Students interested in Financial Aid should take a look at the financial aid process for information on types of financial aid available, application process and procedures - or you may contact the Financial Aid Office at 302-477-2272.

Financial Obligation: No diplomas, certificates of completion, or transcripts will be granted unless all financial obligations have been met.

Fees: Specified fees are required at designated times during the application and admission process and must be paid at the times requested. Failure to do so will jeopardize an applicant’s admission status and may result in forfeiture of the School’s offer for admission. Fees are subject to change without notice. Refer to website for any revisions.

Deposit of Acceptance (Credited toward tuition – nonrefundable) $100
Student Activity Fee per semester $15
In-House Payment Plan per semester $50
Monthly Surcharge on unpaid balance on payment plan $25
Return Check Fee $25
Late Payment Fee $25 
Late Fee $125
Graduation Fee Associate & Bachelor Degrees $80

Withdrawal and Adjustment Charges All Semesters In the case of withdrawal from a course after the drop/add time period, you will be responsible for full tuition. Students who withdraw completely from a semester after the drop/add time period will be charge accordingly to the University’s Complete Withdrawal Policy which can be found in the Guide to Fees and Payments.