Affording NSL

Tuition & Fees

Tuition at Nashville School of Law for the 2020-21 academic year is $590 per credit hour. Typical first-year students take 12 credit hours, and registration and other fees range from $500 to $2,270 each year, resulting in a total cost of $7,780 for the first year at Nashville School of Law, not including books.

Each student must complete 57 credit hours to graduate, making the current total cost of a law degree from Nashville School of Law approximately $37,600 including tuition and fees.

Students may elect to pay tuition in full at registration, or in 10 monthly installments each year.


Nashville School of Law awards more than $60,000 in need- and performance-based scholarships each year to students. Students may apply for scholarships starting in October after enrollment.


The School awards tuition scholarship prizes for students who excel in the Rigorous Writing Exercise, a required two-year project that takes place during the second and third year of study.

Student Financial Aid

Students at Nashville School of Law are not eligible for federally backed student loans.