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Applicants needing federal and institutional financial assistance to help with the cost of attending a school or program at UMB must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please note:

  • Students must complete a FAFSA for every academic year they wish to receive assistance.
  • USFA strongly encourages completing the FAFSA at no later than March 1st for priority consideration. UMB School Code: 002104.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the maximum amount of financial assistance available to a student in one academ ic year. The COA is determined using each student’s enrollment (Day or Evening) and residency classification (Resident or Non-Resid t). Tuition is a flat rate for 1st year students in the Day program (1st and 2nd years for the Evening program).

Applicants are awarded 100% of the Cost of Attendance with assistance from federal and institutional resources. Scholarships are awarded by the Carey School of Law Office of Admissions (

Budget Item  Resident Non-Resident
Tuition $48,660 $90,535
Mandatory Fees $2,022 $2,022
Central Material Service $5,631 $5,631
Breakage Fee $1,250 $1,250
Books $3,468 $3,468
Instruments/Other Fees $4,751 $4,751
Health Insurance $4,692 $4,692
Living Expenses* $29,500 $29,500
Uniforms $266 $266
Commuting Expenses $0 $1,200
Loan Fees $2,698 $4,047
Transportation $2,000 $2,000
Total $104,938 $149,362

*Living expenses are based on off-campus housing which includes University Suites at Fayette Square. This is based on the standard 9 months.

Sample Financial Aid Award

Blurb about what this is and stipulations that come with this. 

Award Type Source Amount
Federal Direct Stafford Loan Unsubsidized Federal $40,500
University Grant** Institutional $5,000
Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Federal Cost of Attendance minus all other aid

**Limited funds are available. To be considered, applicants MUST complete the FAFSA by March 1st.

For additional questions regarding the financial aid process, please email University Student Financial Assistance