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2022-2023 TUITION AND FEES

  Full-time Student Part-time Student
Tuition (for students who entered in fall 2021 or after) $43,700 $35,100
Tuition (for students who entered between, and including, fall 2018 and spring 2021) $41,100 $33,024
Student Bar Association Fee $120 $120
Student Success Fee* $914 $914
Estimated Additional Expenses**    
Room and board $13,118 $13,118
Books/supplies $1,250 $1,250
Miscellaneous (transportation, personal, loan fees, etc.) $10,464 $10,464
Total $24,232 $24,232
Total Cost of Attendance (for students who entered in fall 2021 or after) $69,566 $60,966
Total Cost of Attendance (for students who entered between, and including, fall 2018 and spring 2021) $66,966 $58,890

*Beginning fall 2017, and any start term thereafter, each newly enrolled first-year student and any entering transfer student will pay the student success fee. Any balance remaining when that student graduates from the School of Law will be due to BARBRI.

CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT (“CARES ACT”)

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was enacted March 27, 2020.  This act directs institutions of higher education (“institutions”) to use no less than 50 percent of funds received under Sections 18004(a)(1) and 18004(c) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. Part of the CARES Act provides an allocation of funding to qualifying institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to qualifying students. The availability of this award is not continuous. Please click here for the CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grants Report as of January 29, 2021.

CARES Act Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for Period Ending 09/30/2020 – here

CARES Act Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for Period Ending 12/31/2021 – Final – here

HIGHER EDUCATION EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND (HEERF)

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Charleston School of Law is a recipient of HEERF II and III funds that must be distributed to students following federal guidelines.  CRRSAA requires that institutions prioritize students with exceptional need.  The grants can be used to help cover expenses related to the cost of attendance or emergency costs that arise due to COVID-19, such as but not limited to tuition, food, housing, healthcare, mental health services, or childcare. Additional eligibility requirements are listed below:

  • Must have been enrolled in the Spring 2021 semester as of January 11, 2021.
  • Must be a degree-seeking student.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen.
  • Must have a valid 2020-2021 FAFSA on file.

The availability of this award is not continuous. Please click here for the CRRSAA HEERF II Initial Grants Report as of June 9, 2021. Please click here for the CRRSAA HEERF II Final Grants Report as of June 22, 2021. Please click here for the CRRSAA HEERF III Grants Report as of October 9, 2021. Please click here for the CRRSAA HEERF III Final Grants Report as of December 6, 2021.

Please click here for the HEERF Student Grants Report for Quarter Ending December 31, 2021.