J.D. Cost of Attendance

Enrollment Fee* $22,396 $22,395 $44,791
Activity Fee** $157 $157
MBE Support Fee*** $120 $120
Health Services Fee $483 $482 $965
UCSHIP Insurance Premium**** $2,209 $3,031 $5,240
Total Resident Fees $25,365 $25,908 $51,273
Non-California Resident Tuition $3,210 $3,210 $6,420
Total Non-Resident Tuition and Fees $28,575 $29,118  $57,693

For more information about California residency eligibility, please see Residency Requirements page. Veterans should visit this page for more information about benefits, eligibility, and other useful information. Please visit the Fiscal Office tuition & fees page for more information on payment policies.

2023 – 2024 Living Expenses (Estimated)

Expense Category Annual Expense Monthly Expense
Books & Supplies $1,496 N/A
Housing & Utilities $19,800 $2,200
Food $3,240 $360
Personal Expenses $2,697 $299
Transportation $1,939 N/A
Loan Fees $2,398 N/A

These figures are reasonable estimates of expenses students should expect to incur during the nine-month academic year, mid-August to mid-May. Additional expenses such as housing deposits, credit card debt, or car payments cannot be included in the budget.

Please visit this page for the details about the 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance.

Please visit this page for the details about the 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance.

*Tuition and Fees are subject to legislative, gubernatorial, and UC Law SF Board of Directors action and may change without notice.
** The Activity Fee is charged annually. Students who attend in the Spring semester but not the Fall semester are charged the Activity Fee in the Spring semester.
***Software the college is requiring each student to have.
**** The UCSHIP Insurance Premium may be waived with proof of alternate insurance. Contact Student Health Services at (415) 565-4612 for more information.