JD Program Tuition & Fees

Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year (First-year students)

Canadian student tuition

Cost per 3-unit course


International student tuition

Cost per 3-unit course


Other fees

General fees (per term)


Student health and dental plan (per year)


Law Career Services Fee (per term)


The 2023-2024 tuition and fees for the JD program are approximately: $17,528 per year for Canadian students and $57,180 per year for International students. 

Tuition is assessed on a per-course basis. A full-time, first-year JD student will take 18 units per semester.

Non-JD students who register in a JD course, including those in a graduate program at UCalgary Law, must also pay the law program differential portion of the tuition.

University of Calgary tuition and fee calendar

The UCalgary fee calendar breaks down all the tuition fee information for students.

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How to pay your tuition and fees

The Office of the Registrar breaks down all the methods of payment accepted for tuition and fees. You can also find information on how and where to pay your fees.

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Undergraduate student cost estimator

The undergraduate student cost calculator estimates your personalized, first-year costs. 

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