Frequently Asked Questions
Costs of Attendance
What is the estimated total cost for the part-time, 24-month program?
Approximately $36,000 (including tuition, books and health insurance) for the entire program.
What is the total tuition for the program?
Currently estimated at $31,200 for the entire M.S.L. program.
Tuition rates are $1,200 per unit or $3,600 for a three (3)-unit course. The M.S.L. program is a total of 26 units.
What is the cost of living on campus?
Room & Board is estimated at $9,547 per year.
What types of financial assistance does the law school offer?
To be considered for any Federal Direct Loan Program, a student must submit a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be enrolled at least half time, and be either a U.S. citizen, eligible non-citizen, or permanent resident. Any student who is in default of a federal loan or owes a refund to any federal program is ineligible to receive federal loan funds. Please refer to the eligibility requirements.
All accepted applicants, domestic and international, will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships depending on qualifications.
What areas of speciality are available?
Elective course areas: Criminal Justice, Health Law, Human Resources/Conflict Management, Government & Public Policy, Water & Environmental Law.
What are the typical instructional methodologies for M.S.L. courses?
M.S.L. teaching methodologies primarily consist of Socratic dialogue, case studies, lectures, class discussions & external consulting projects.
What is the total number of units for the M.S.L.?
The total required units are 26 units.
The McGeorge School of Law Campus
Will I need an automobile? Are there alternative means of transportation?
Sacramento, like many California cities, is mostly suburban and spread over a wide area. Most students find that a car makes it much easier to get around. You must decide if the responsibility of a vehicle is worth the convenience.
What is Sacramento's climate?
Temperatures can range from highs of 100+ degrees F in the summer to as low as 30 degrees during winter.
Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7019