As frequently discussed on this blog, there are multiple ways and means of narrowing down on which foreign law school you want to apply to. And one of the tools that you can use in this process is to examine the tuition that is being charged.

The fact of the matter is that foreign LLM’s can be terribly expensive, and with financial aid in short supply, it makes sense to get a good idea of the different costs of an LLM at the very start of the application process.

Which is why, here is a list of LLM tuitions for some the most popular law schools (based on our data of Indian law graduates) in the world.

Do note that the numbers mentioned in the tables below are based on the data available on the respective law schools’ websites as of 8 June, 2022 and might be subject to change and/or out of date.

Lastly, please also note that tuition is just one component of the total cost of living; other costs include housing, books, health insurance etc.

(All figures are hyperlinked to the source page)

US Law Schools

Columbia Law SchoolLL.M. $73,584
Cornell Law SchoolLL.M. $74,098
Duke University School of LawLL.M.$71,100
Fordham University School of LawLL.M. $65,850
Georgetown University Law CentreLL.M.$71,996
Harvard Law School LL.M.$70,430
Northwestern Pritzker School of LawLL.M.$72,558
NYU School of LawLL.M.$70,400
Penn State LawLL.M. $51,143
Stanford Law SchoolLL.M.$64,350
The Fletcher School at Tufts UniversityM.A.L.D$53,548
The George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M.$56,880
Tulane University School of LawLL.M.$60,390
UC Berkeley School of LawLL.M. (Traditional)$69,857
University of Chicago Law SchoolLL.M.$73,185
University of Miami School of LawLL.M. in International Arbitration $55,850
University of Michigan School of LawLL.M.$68,098
University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of LawLL.M. in Intellectual Property$41,000
Yale Law School LL.M.$69,100
LL.M. tuition for popular US Law Schools (in alphabetical order)

UK Law Schools

Edinburgh Law SchoolLL.M.£24,100
Essex Law SchoolLL.M. International Human Rights Law£19,740
King’s College LondonLL.M.£30,150
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)LL.M.£27,984
Queen Mary University of LondonLL.M.£26,250
SOAS University of LondonLL.M.£22,250
UCL Faculty of LawsLL.M. £29,400
University of OxfordBCL£38,410
University of OxfordMSc. in Law & Finance£42,120
University of CambridgeLL.M. (University Composition Fee)£33,825
University of CambridgeMCL (University Composition Fee)£35,427
LL.M. tuition for popular UK Law Schools (in alphabetical order)

Other regions

Graduate Institute & University of GenevaMIDS CHF 28, 000
Hong Kong UniversityLL.M.HK$ 161,000
Humboldt University of BerlinIDR LL.M. € 9,000
Institute for Law & FinanceLL.M. Finance€ 20,000 
Leiden Law SchoolLL.M.€19,300
National University of SingaporeLL.M. S$35,650
Sciences PoLL.M. in TADS €25,000
Stockholm UniversityLL.M. in ICAL90,000 SEK
World Trade InstituteTRAIL + LL.M.CHF 18,000 
LL.M. tuition for popular Law Schools in other regions (in alphabetical order)