Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) covers the nine-month academic year, and includes educational expenses for the student, or basically the things you need to go to school and live, within reason. The COA is designed to be an accurate and modest but adequate projection of reasonable costs associated with attending Albany Law School. In other words, the COA does not allow a lifestyle of luxury.

Individual adjustments may be made on a case-by-case basis, based on documented extraordinary circumstances and within federal regulation. Consumer debt such as credit card or car payments cannot be included under any circumstances.

A one-time documented rental or purchase of a computer can be added to the COA, up to $1,500.  The computer allowance includes hardware only, no software, accessories or extended warranty.  The date of the rental or purchase must be within the current academic year. The documentation for funding must be either a store estimate or receipt for purchase and must include the student’s name as purchaser. If you use a store estimate, the actual receipt must be provided following purchase.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance
(nine-month period, for students living on their own)

 
Tuition $43,248
Fees:
SBA Activity Fee $110
Registration Fee $40
Individual Expenses:
Books & Supplies $1,000
Rent & Utilities $7,500
Food $2,500
Transportation $1,700
Medical/Dental $500
Personal $2,250
​Loan Fees ​$880
TOTAL $59,728

For the four year program tuition is 75 percent of the full-time rate.

2014-2015 Cost of Attendance
(nine-month period, for students living with parents)

 
Tuition $43,248
Fees:
SBA Activity Fee $110
Registration Fee $40
Individual Expenses:
Books & Supplies $1,000
Room & Board $2,000
Transportation $2,400
Medical/Dental $500
Personal $2,250
​Loan Fees ​$880
TOTAL $52,428

For the four year program tuition is 75 percent of the full-time rate.

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