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Fast Facts

For the Class of 2017 the average entering age was 25.  Students ages ranged from 20 to 65.

First Impressions

Providence Place Mall

Tuition and Fees


New Incoming Class Fall 2017 (1L) and Returning Students

$16,896/semester for 12-18 credits ($33,792 for fall and spring tuition)   

This tuition rate is frozen at the 2014-2015 rate for three years of continuous, full-time enrollment.

Students enrolling in fewer than 12 credits will be charged on a per credit basis at $1,126 per credit.

Master of Studies in Law Degree (MSL)

$977 per credit




Student Fees


Parking Permit


Accident and Health Insurance                      


Health Services Fee (Optional)                      



Bar Materials Licensing Fee (one time fee 1L year)    $91.50

Service Fees 

Official Transcript

$5 per copy

Transfer Package

$30 per Package

Late Payment fee


Return Check Fee


$30 Each Occurence

Lost Key Charge


$25 per Key

Student ID Replacement




*All Fall 2017 incoming law students must be covered by an adequate health insurance policy.  Those who are covered under an existing health insurance plan may waive the University sponsored student health insurance.  To waive, students are required to decline the University‚Äôs insurance plan and provide information on their existing plan by completing the form available at 

In January 2014, RWU School of Law unveiled its Affordable Excellence initiative which will reduce tuition by nearly 18 percent to $33,792 for incoming students beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year.  This tuition rate will be guaranteed, which means that tuition will be frozen for up to three years for all students who remain continuously enrolled full time.