2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Law Degrees

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These 25 most affordable colleges offer online law degrees for under $16,000 annually. With law-related degrees in subjects such as health policy, land management, education, and business, any student seeking an online legal degree will be able to find an option on this list that piques their interest. Liberty University Online is the most affordable school, with an annual tuition of only $6,780 for a Master of Law in International Legal Studies. Abraham Lincoln University offers law degrees at every level, with a bachelor's in legal studies available for $7,500 per year.

All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online law degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. Those interested can find more detailed information on these most affordable law degrees below or read our full methodology.

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Rank College Annual Tuition Law Degree Levels Offered
#1 #1 Liberty University Online Annual Tuition $6,780 Law Degrees: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate
#2 #2 University of Illinois at Springfield Annual Tuition $6,970 Law Degrees: Master's
#3 #3 Abraham Lincoln University Annual Tuition $7,500 Law Degrees: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral
#4 #4 California Southern University Annual Tuition $7,650 Law Degrees: Master's and Doctoral
#5 #5 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,235 Law Degrees: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate
#6 #6 California University of Pennsylvania Annual Tuition $9,240 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#7 #7 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#8 #8 Saint Leo University Online Annual Tuition $9,630 Law Degrees: No Longer Available.
#9 #9 National Paralegal College Annual Tuition $9,750 Law Degrees: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate
#10 #10 Friends University Annual Tuition $10,215 Law Degrees: Master's
#11 #11 Concord Law School Annual Tuition $10,223 Law Degrees: Doctoral
#12 #12 Indiana State University Annual Tuition $11,068 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#13 #13 The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law Online Annual Tuition $11,500 Law Degrees: Master's
#14 #14 Nova Southeastern University Annual Tuition $11,700 Law Degrees: Master's
#15 #15 Regent University Online Annual Tuition $11,850 Law Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#16 #16 Hamline University Annual Tuition $12,000 Law Degrees: Master's
#17 #17 Samford University Annual Tuition $12,768 Law Degrees: Master's
#18 #18 Dominican University Annual Tuition $12,900 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#19 #19 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $13,120 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#20 #20 Wake Forest University Annual Tuition $13,500 Law Degrees: Master's
#21 #21 University of Tulsa Annual Tuition $13,620 Law Degrees: Master's
#22 #22 Rowan University Annual Tuition $13,650 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#23 #23 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Annual Tuition $14,258 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#24 #24 University of Maryland University College Annual Tuition $14,970 Law Degrees: Bachelor's
#25 #25 University of Denver Annual Tuition $15,072 Law Degrees: Master's
  • Annual Tuition: $6,780
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 22%
  • Example Classes:
    Constitutional Government & Free Enterprise; Corporate & Business Organization Law; Family Law; Foundations of Law; Real Estate Transactions & Property; Tort Law
  • Annual Tuition: $6,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Legal Research And Citation; Public Advocacy; Seminar in Courts and Policymaking; Theories of Justice

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Alternative Dispute Resolution; Constitutional Law; Ethics for the Legal Professional; Laws of Criminal Evidence; Litigation and Trial Practice; Torts

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (1)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,650
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Immigration Law; International Law; Property; Torts

Online Master's Degrees (1)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,235
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Civil Practice and Procedure; Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Law; Evidence; Hospitality Law; Maritime Law; Sports Law, Risk, and Regulation
  • Annual Tuition: $9,240
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Example Classes:
    Anglo-American Jurisprudence; Constitutional Law for Paralegals; Law, Business and the Workplace; Litigation and Trial Evidence; Medieval Jurisprudence; The Paralegal Profession
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Example Classes:
    Ethics and the Criminal Justice Leader; Juvenile Justice System; Law, Justice and Family; The Victim and the Justice System; Writing for the Criminal Justice Profession

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,630
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Advocacy and Judicial Procedure; Forensic and Medicolegal Death Investigation; Leadership Applications in Criminal Justice; Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Administration; Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Agencies; Public Policy Making in Criminal Justice
  • Annual Tuition: $9,750
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure; Criminal Law; Patent, Trademarks and Copyrights; Professional Responsibility & Legal Ethics; Torts & Personal Injury; Wills, Trusts and Estates

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $10,215
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Business Associations; Contracts; Employment Law
  • Annual Tuition: $10,223
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Civil Procedure; Cyberlaw; Intellectual Property; Legal Analysis and Writing; Patent Claim Drafting; Patent Litigation

Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,068
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Law and Procedure; Dynamics of Criminal and Delinquent Behavior; Juvenile Delinquency; Law of Criminal Justice; Techniques of Criminal Justice Interviewing; The Law on Evidence
  • Annual Tuition: $11,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Administrative Process; American Legal System; Bio-Legal Issues; Legal Fundamentals; Liability, Risk and Insurance; Litigation and its Alternatives

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Topics in School Liability; Contemporary Issues in Education; Ethical Issues in Education Law; Private Education Law; Special Education Law; The First Amendment and Education
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Example Classes:
    Legal Writing and Research; Negotiation; Regulation in America; The Common Law: Civil and Criminal; Theories of Conflict

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,768
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Ethics in Healthcare; Healthcare Compliance: Investigating, Auditing, Monitoring; Introduction to Healthcare Compliance: Laws and Regulations; Introduction to Law & Public Policy

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,900
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Employment Law; Freedom of Speech; Law & Economics; Negotiation Theory; Philosophical Basis of the Law; Religion & the Law

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,120
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Constitutional Law, Liberty and Emerging Policy; Judicial and Administrative Practices: Civil and Criminal Procedure; The American Criminal and Civil Legal Systems; The Rule and Role of Law in Matters of Life and Death; The U.S. Legal System and the Judicial Process; Theory and Practice of Law

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 35%
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law & Literacy; Private Law; Public Law; The Workplace: Its Legal Context

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,620
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Example Classes:
    Indian Property Rights; Indigenous Rights; Introduction to the Federal and Legal Administrative System; Tribal Gaming Law; Tribal Government; Water Rights and Water Law
  • Annual Tuition: $13,650
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Law and Evidence; Law and Human Rights; Sentencing and the Rights of the Convicted; Survey of Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime and Criminality

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,258
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Legal Issues; Introduction to Philosophy of Law and Legal Ethics; Rights in America; Symbolic Logic; The American Legal Process; The Law of Labor-Management Relations

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Contract Law; Criminal Law and Procedures; Domestic Relations; Legal Ethics; Litigation; Torts

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $15,072
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Healthcare Public Policy and the Legislative Process; Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery and Payment Systems; Legal Issues: Providers and Facilities; Legal Issues: Research, Development and Entrepreneurism
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