The current tuition for a trimester is just $3,000 and for the academic year is $9,000.

Tuition and fees do not include the cost of books and study materials. The best effort estimate of the costs of books and study materials for a student is $200-$500 a year.

Installment Plans
Students can make monthly payments of $350.00, $450.00, $550.00, $650.00 and have a relatively small loan balance when they graduate.

At $750.00 a month students graduate debt free!

The interest for Students paying:
$350.00 the interest rate is 10%, per year on the amount owed.
$450.00 the interest rate is 5%, per year on the amount owed.
$550.00 the interest rate is 3% per year on the amount owed.
$650.00 and $750.00 the interest rate is 0% per year on the amount owed.

If you would like the to determine if you are qualified for admissions, please complete our Admissions Evaluation Form.

You are encouraged to contact our Admissions Counselor at 805-770-3030 or 844-500-9200 or by e-mail at for assistance at any point in your application process.

California School of Law applicants and students may be eligible for outside scholarships and grants. Please refer to the link below of law school scholarships and law school fellowships available.
Scholarships & Fellowships

Refund Policy
Students are obligated to pay only for educational services rendered, including fees associated with those services. Refundable tuition is tuition charges remaining after subtracting the non-refundable fees already retained and will be pro-rated based on the percentage of class sessions held that the student is registered for as follows:
Week 1 = 80% refund of refundable tuition Week 5 = 40% refund of refundable tuition
Week 2 = 70% refund of refundable tuition Week 6 = 30% refund of refundable tuition
Week 3 = 60% refund of refundable tuition Week 7 = 10% refund of refundable tuition
Week 4 = 50% refund of refundable tuition Week 8 and after = 0% refund of refundable tuition

If the amount the student has paid is more than the amount the student owes for the time enrolled, a refund will be processed. It is the student’s responsibility to electronically submit the California School of Law Refund Processing Verification form , and it must be received within twenty-one (21) days of the date of contact regarding your refund or your refund is forfeited.

Please note that all California School of Law refunds are processed electronically via PayPal to your email address. If you do not have a PayPal account, register at There is no cost to set up this account and there is no cost to process your refund to your bank account. Upon submission of your Refund Processing Verification form, California School of Law requires three business days for processing.

If we are unable to confirm any part of the information due to contrasting information in your file, you will be contacted. Upon validation of all information, your refund will be processed within thirty days.

If the amount the student owes is more than the amount the student has paid, then the student must make arrangements to pay the balance owed to the School.
Juris Doctorate Refund Example based on 2 weeks attended before withdrawal
Tuition for trimester (two courses) $3,000.00
Multiplied by percentage for 2 weeks x 70%
Tuition owed for courses registered in to date of withdrawal = $900.00
Termination fee (10%) + $300.00
Total amount owed to law school $1,200.00
Student tuition paid for trimester – $1,000.00
Amount due to law school = $200.00

No refund will be made to a student after 50% of the instruction for the semester is completed. After 50% of the scheduled classes are held, whether the student attended or not, the student will owe the law school the full tuition charged for the semester.

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