Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Michigan
Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Mi...
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Over
A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Ove...
Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers
Last Minute Reading for Bar Exam Takers
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

University of Iowa College of Law Slashes Tuition by $8,000

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Considering the tough legal market, it’s no surprise that fewer students are taking the LSAT or applying to law school. But with tuition down nearly 20 percent at the University of Iowa College of Law, they resorted to drastic measures to “boost applications and restore class size to precession levels,” as the university said, and as DesMoinesRegister.com reported: they are cutting their tuition by nearly $8,000, the largest cut that any of Iowa’s public universities have ever seen.

The cut pertains to non-Iowan students seeking the JD, bringing their tuition down from $47,252 to $39,500. Tuition, meanwhile, will increase by $474, or 1.8 percent, for Iowan students.

Advanced law degrees will see an even steeper cut, with their doctorate and masters of law students having their tuition nearly halved to $24,000, while Iowans pay $20,000.

If these proposed tuition cuts pass the Board of Regents, which is scheduled for Oct. 23, the new tuition levels would start to apply to the 2014-2015 school year.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


With 40 percent decrease in applicants, and 20 percent decrease in enrollment, such measures may be called for to boost enrollment. But one has to wonder if it will cost the quality of the program or affect their legal ranking. How they manage those matters remains to be seen.

University of Iowa College of Law Slashes Tuition by $8,000 by
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged: , ,

Daniel June Posted by on October 16, 2013. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Sr. Legal Specialist - Labor & Employment Practices
USA-VA-Richmond

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companie...