LL.M. Cost of Attendance

LL.M. Fee* $23,750 $23,750 $47,500
Activity Fee** $157 $157
MBE Support Fee*** $120 $120
Health Services Fee $433 $432 $865
UCSHIP Insurance Premium**** $2,138 $2,992 $5,130
Total LL.M. Fees $26,598 $27,174 $53,772

Please visit the Fiscal Office tuition & fees page for more information on payment policies.


2021 – 2022 Living Expenses

Expense Category Annual Expense Monthly Expense
Books & Supplies $1,496 N/A
Housing & Utilities $17,892 $1,988
Food $3,240 $360
Personal Expenses $2,697 $299
Transportation $1,939 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.

*Tuition and Fees are subject to legislative, gubernatorial, and UC Hastings 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.


UC Hastings offers partial scholarships in the form of tuition waivers for exceptional LL.M. applicants. Please note that a majority of tuition, fees, and living expenses must be covered by students.

We offer two types of scholarships:

  1. The Virginia Leary Merit Scholarship

The Virginia Leary Merit Scholarship is a merit-based partial-tuition scholarship. All applicants who apply by the priority deadline of March 1 will receive full consideration. No separate application is required for this scholarship.

  1. International Scholarship (Need-Based Scholarship)

A limited number of need-based partial tuition scholarships are available in the form of tuition waivers. Applicants who wish to be considered for our need-based scholarship must answer the optional scholarship application questions on your online LL.M. application. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply by the priority deadline of March 1.

For more information, please contact us at llm@uchastings.edu.

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