In an effort to minimize tuition increases for undergraduates, the University of Minnesota is considering major tuition increases for professional and graduate students, including a 15.3% increase for 1L law students over last year.
Most graduate students would see a 7.5% tuition hike. First-year medical students would suffer a 5.2% increase.
In-state undergraduates are looking at a 3.1% tuition increase.
Professional and graduate students make up 40% of the student body.
Founded in 1888, The University of Minnesota Law School is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The school is currently ranked 20th in the US News & World Report “Best Law Schools” rankings, and 11th overall in the annual 2009 Judging the Law Schools rankings. Tuition and fees for a resident are currently $25,400. Non-residents pay $34,900.