LL.M. Prospective Students
Tuition & Scholarships

LL.M. Tuition

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Penn State's Board of Trustees meets every summer to establish tuition rates and mandatory fees for the upcoming academic year.

Our Office of Admissions and Financial Aid provides estimated costs of non-tuition related expenses to assistant students with budgeting. Please be aware that scholarships and grants are available to help defray the cost of tuition.

Direct Costs: 2018-2019
Academic Year
Academic Year
    Estimated Tuition * $49,896 $51,840
    Fees $686 $686
    University Health Insurance ** $3,663 $3,336
Other Estimated Costs: 2018-2019
Academic Year
Academic Year
    Books & Supplies $2,042 $2,042
    Housing $7,260 $7,083
    Utilities Included in Misc.
for 2018-19
    Food $3,676 $3,600
   Transportation $1,838 $1,800
   Miscellaneous Expenses *** $6,422 $3,600
Total Estimated Costs $75,483 $77,137


* This tuition estimate is based on historic increases and does not constitute the official tuition charge for 2019-2020. Tuition will be set by the Board of Trustees in July 2019 and announced here shortly thereafter.

** Health insurance is mandatory at Penn State for international students and their accompanying dependents (spouse and/or children). For full information on requirements, please review the University Health Services website. Health insurance costs for the upcoming academic year will be available in June.

*** The miscellaneous expenses amount includes allowances for clothing, laundry, medical expenses, recreation, and personal care.

LL.M. Scholarship Opportunities


EducationUSA logoEducationUSA centers are the U.S. Department of State‘s network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist local students find the appropriate college or university in the United States.

Italy – Italian Student Loan Fund (Fondo per Studenti Italiani) >

Italian Student Loan logoThe Italian Student Loan Fund (Fondo per Studenti Italiani) grants financial assistance to Italian graduate students seeking to apply to LL.M. programs. Click here for application information.

Taiwan – Loan Program>

Penn State logoThe Taiwan Ministry of Education partners with Taiwanese cities to fund interest-free student loans for study abroad starting in 2013. The funds can be used for study at Penn State’s Dickinson Law. The purpose of the interest-free loan program is to encourage Taiwanese students from 20 to 40 years old to pursue advanced and professional studies overseas. Click here for application information.

Chile – Becas Chile Scholarship>

Becas Chile Scholarship logoPenn State University is approved for the Becas Chile Scholarship program, which includes funding for tuition, fees, and many expenses. Click here for application information.

Ecuador – BECAS Universidades de Excelencia >

Ecuador Loan logoPenn State University is one of only a few universities approved through the Universidades de Excelencia program. The scholarship program includes funding for tuition, fees, and many expenses. Click here for application information.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program>

Fulbright loan logoClick here to learn more about the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for international students seeking to study in the U.S.

Institute of International Education>

Institute of International Education logoClick here to learn more about scholarships available for non U.S. students seeking to study in the U.S.