US law school offers low tuition, sees applications roll in
Bucking the trend of declining admissions figures, one US law school is reporting that it had no shortage of applicants this year. The new University of North Texas Dallas College of Law just $14,540 a year in tuition and fees (for an in-state residents).comments powered by Disqus
According to reports, the school expected about 350 applicants and got more than 600. About 140 students have enrolled so far.
The school will keep tuition costs low by not offering scholarships to students with high LSAT scores but no financial need.
The dean of the new law school - former U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson - says that the high number of applications “tells you there’s a pent-up demand for law school here."