Master of Studies in Law Requirements and Tuition
Pitt Law's Master of Studies in Law is a graduate-level advanced degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Those applying must have completed at least an undergraduate bachelor of arts or sciences degree. Those desiring to apply to the Master of Studies in Law program will need to provide official transcripts of all college, graduate and professional studies, whether a degree was obtained or not.
International Student Requirements
International students are welcome and encouraged to apply. They must have completed the equivalent of a US bachelor of arts or sciences degree, and they must submit a TOEFL score. The minimum acceptable TOEFL scores are 600 paper, 250 computer, 110 internet. IELTS scores are also accepted in lieu of TOEFL. International students are encouraged to apply as early as possible because of greater amount of time needed to process the application, obtain visas, and obtain housing.
The Master of Studies in Law is an advanced degree where students take law school courses from world-class scholars, attorneys, and judges side-by-side with Juris Doctor students. Financial aid and loans are available for those who qualify.
MASTER OF STUDIES IN LAW
Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Expenses
Academic Year 2017-2018
|Full Time||Part Time*|
|Security / Transportation Fee||$180||$180||$90||$90|
|Law Exam Fee||$20||$20||$20||$20|
|Other Expenses (estimated)|
|Total U of Pittsburgh Tuition & Fees||$36,614||$46,356|
|Estimated 9-Month Living Expense||$17,600||$17,600|
|Total Estimated Cost||$54,214||$63,956|
* Students taking between 1 and 8 credits pay part-time rates. Students taking 9 or more credits per semester are charged at the full-time rate.