Tuition

Tuition & Fee Schedule
2013-2014

Tuition*

FT
PT

$19,500 per semester
$11,700 per semester
Technology Fee $395.00 per academic year
Student Health Insurance Premium ** $1,240.00 per academic year
Late Registration Fee $100.00
Installment Payment Application Fee (per semester) $75.00
Late Installment Payment Fee $75.00
Transcript Fee $5.00
NSF Item Fee $35.00
SBA Dues (set by SBA) $183.00 billed Fall semester only
* Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, tuition will be billed at a flat rate for the Fall and Spring Semesters (full-time students taking 12-16 credit hours; part-time students taking 7-11 credit hours).  Students taking more than 16 credit hours will be billed the FT flat rate for their year in school plus a per credit hour charge for each credit above 16 credits.  For students taking less than 7 credit hours, the billing will be invoiced on a per credit hour charge. Summer Intersession and Summer semester tuition will be billed on a per credit hour charge. The per credit hour charge is $1,300.00 per credit hour. 
 **Subject to change

Tuition & Fees Payment

Tuition is due and owing at the time of registration each semester.  Any student who has an outstanding balance owing from previous semesters will not be permitted to register for the current semester.  Exceptions to this payment policy are made for students who have been approved for participation in the installment payment program and students who have been approved for a federal student loan and are awaiting its receipt.

The law school will not release a student’s official transcript for any purpose unless the student is current in his or her financial obligations to the school.

 

Tuition Installment Payment Program

Students who are current in their financial obligations to the law school may elect to participate in the Tuition Installment Payment Program. Students who are interested in participating in the program must contact the Student Accounts Office before registration. To participate, students must execute a Promissory Note, pay $75 participation fee and make a minimum tuition payment of $500. The remaining balance of tuition is paid in four (4) monthly installments due on the 15th of each month of the semester.

A $75 late penalty shall be assessed for each installment not received by the 20th of each month in which the payment is due. If payment is not received by Savannah Law School by the 30th of the month in which the payment is due, the student shall be deemed in default and shall be academically withdrawn from the law school with no automatic right to readmission. A student in default shall not be allowed to sit for examinations.

Savannah Law School reserves the right to terminate the student’s participation in the Tuition Installment Payment Program if the student is chronically late in making payment under the terms of their Promissory Note. A student shall be deemed chronically late if the student makes more than two (2) late payments. A student need not be in default to be deemed chronically late.

A student who defaults on the terms of this Promissory Note shall also be liable for the costs incurred by Savannah Law School in collecting the unpaid principal amount and accrued interest, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, costs, and collection service fees.

A student who defaults on the terms of this Promissory Note shall also be liable for interest on the unpaid principal. Interest shall accrue from the date of default at the rate of seven (7) percent simple interest per annum.

Once a student has been terminated from the Tuition Installment Payment Program, the student is required to pay tuition in full on the first day of class for future semesters.

Refund Policy

If a student withdraws or drops a course during one of the following periods, tuition will be adjusted in accordance with the schedule set forth below.  All additional fees charged by the Law School are non-refundable.

Fall or Spring Semester

On or before Student Orientation                                                       100%

During the first week of regular classes                                              80%

During the second week of regular classes                                        60%

During the third week of regular classes                                            40%

During the fourth week of regular classes                                          20%

During the fifth week of regular classes and thereafter                     0%

Summer Semester

Prior to the first class meeting                                                            100%

Prior to the second class meeting                                                        75%

Prior to the third class meeting                                                            50%

Prior to the fourth class meeting                                                          25%

After the fourth class meeting                                                              0%

Student Educational Expense Budget