Master of Studies in Law Requirements and Tuition

Program Requirements

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. You must have completed the equivalent of a US bachelor of arts or sciences degree, and you must submit a TOEFL score. The minimum acceptable TOEFL scores are 600 paper, 250 computer, 100 internet. IELTS scores are also accepted in lieu of TOEFL. International students are encouraged to apply as early as possible because of the greater amount of time needed to process the application, obtain visas, and obtain housing.

Program Tuition

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

Please view the tuition rates for AY 2020-21. 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.

                                                                     Full-Time                                                    Part-Time*

                                                       In-State             Out-of-State                  In-State                    Out-of-State

Tuition

$34,962

$44,996

$1318/credit

$1971/credit

Law Exam Fee

$20

$20

$20

$20

Activity Fee

$48

$48

$24

$24

Wellness Fee

$360

$360

$180

$180

Security/Transportation Fee

$180

$180

$90

$90

Computer Fee

$350

$350

$175

$175

Total**

$35,920

$45,954

 

 

*Students taking between 1 and 8 credits pay part-time rates; Students taking 9 or more credits per semester are charged full-time rates

**Books average $200/class.