Memphis Law cuts out-of-state tuition 25%

If you don't live in Tennessee, but you happen to love Elvis, the Memphis Grizzlies and the idea of being a lawyer, guess what ... 

You're in luck. 

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has lowered out-of-state student tuition by 25%. The new tuition structure will take effect in August of 2020.

The law school tuition reduction, which caps out-of-state tuition at the 11 credit hours rate and results in the 25% reduction for tuition and fees at the 15-hour rate, was approved by the University of Memphis Board of Trustees in their December 4th meeting.

The decision puts out-of-state tuition and fees at $12,004 per semester, the most affordable out-of-state law school tuition in Tennessee and in the top five for most affordable out-of-state law school tuition in the nation. 

“We have always been seen as a best value law school for students who are interested in getting a high-quality legal education, at a lower cost, while living in a city with an extremely affordable cost-of-living,” said Memphis Law Dean Katharine T. Schaffzin. “But this 25% reduction in our out-of-state tuition puts us on the map for any prospective student in the nation looking to attend law school, take on less debt, live in an exciting and extremely affordable city, and ultimately set themselves up for a successful legal career.”

And Memphis is home to the blues? Go figure.