Costs of Attendance

What is the estimated total cost for the part-time, 24-month program?

Approximately $38,000 (including tuition, books and health insurance) for the entire program.

What is the total tuition for the program?

Currently estimated at $32,760 for the entire MSL program.

Tuition rates are $1,260 per unit or $3,780 for a three (3)-unit course. The MSL program is a total of 26 units.

What is the cost of living on campus?

Room & Board is estimated at $9,547 per year.

Financial Assistance

What types of financial assistance does the law school offer?

To be considered for any Federal Direct Loan Program, a student must submit a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be enrolled at least half time, and be either a U.S. citizen, eligible non-citizen, or permanent resident. Any student who is in default of a federal loan or owes a refund to any federal program is ineligible to receive federal loan funds. Please refer to the eligibility requirements.

All accepted applicants, domestic and international, will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships depending on qualifications.

Program Facts

What areas of speciality are available?

Elective course areas: Health Law, Human Resources/Conflict Management, Government & Public Policy, Water & Environmental Law.

What are the typical instructional methodologies for MSL courses?

MSL teaching methodologies primarily consist of Socratic dialogue, case studies, lectures, class discussions & external consulting projects.

What is the total number of units for the MSL?

The total required units are 26 units.

The McGeorge School of Law Campus

Will I need an automobile? Are there alternative means of transportation?

Sacramento, like many California cities, is mostly suburban and spread over a wide area. Most students find that a car makes it much easier to get around. You must decide if the responsibility of a vehicle is worth the convenience.

What is Sacramento's climate?

Temperatures can range from highs of 100+ degrees F in the summer to as low as 30 degrees during winter.

Additional Questions?

Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7019