JD students must complete 85 credits in order to graduate. The first-year law curriculum consists of 30 required credits,and upperclass students typically take 14 credits per semester. The LLM degree requires 24 credits to graduate. The Master of Legal Studies requires 30 credits to graduate.
Tuition Refund and Credit Policy
Students who withdraw from a course for the semester are subject to the University's tuition refund policy for “WITHDRAWAL FROM A COURSE(S) FOR STUDENTS BILLED BY CREDIT HOUR”
Please note that for first-year students, the first week of the Fall Semester is Orientation week, and the first week of Spring Semester is the Intro to Interviewing, Negotiation & Counseling (INC) class. For all other students, it is the first week of classes.
Students who were awarded financial aid should meet with the Assistant Director of Financial Aid to discuss the financial implications of withdrawal. Questions about the refund policy linked above should be directed to the Bursar’s Office.
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