America's 15 Cheapest Law Schools

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Law school is one of the biggest investments you will ever make.And, odds are you’ll emerge saddled with debt.

Unless, of course, you choose one of these uber-cheap — at least in terms of law school — institutions.

We scoured U.S. News & World’s report law school ranking and found 15 schools that all cost less than $15,000 per year.

15) In-state tuition at Georgia State University is $14,770.

Atlanta, Ga.

Rank: 58

Out-of-state tuition: $34,834

Source: U.S. News & World Report

14) In-state tuition at University of New Mexico is $14,532.

Albuquerque, N.M.

Rank: 69

Out-of-state tuition: $32,661

Source: U.S. News & World Report

13) In-state tuition at University of Idaho is $14,040.

Moscow, Idaho

Rank: 129

Out-of-state tuition: $26,560

Source: U.S. News & World Report

12) In-state tuition at University of Nebraska — Lincoln is $13,887.

Lincoln, Neb.

Rank: 89

Out-of-state tuition: $29,966

Source: U.S. News & World Report

11) In-state tuition at University of Wyoming is $13,203.

Laramie, Wyo.

Rank: 127

Out-of-state tuition: $25,533

Source: U.S. News & World Report

10) In-state tuition at Florida A&M University is $12,424.

Orlando, Fla.

Rank: Not ranked

Out-of-state tuition: $32,327

Source: U.S. News & World Report

9) In-state tuition at University of South Dakota is $12,340.

Vermillion, S.D.

Rank: Not ranked

Out-of-state tuition: $24,306

Source: U.S. News & World Report

8) In-state tuition at CUNY is $12,207.

Flushing, N.Y.

Rank: 113

Out-of-state tuition: $19,157

Source: U.S. News & World Report

7) In-state tuition at University of Arkansas — Little Rock is $12,176.

Little Rock, Ark.

Rank: 119

Out-of-state tuition: $24,772

Source: U.S. News & World Report

6) In-state tuition at the University of Arkansas — Fayetteville is $398 per credit hour.

Fayetteville, Ark.

Rank: 89

Out-of-state tuition: $818 per credit hour

Source: U.S. News & World Report

* U.S. News did not calculate the annual tuition for the University of Arkansas, but the publication listed it as the sixth-cheapest law school based on the cost per credit hour.

5) In-state tuition at the University of Montana is $11,578.

Missoula, Mont.

Rank: 145

Out-of-state tuition: $27,513

Source: U.S. News & World Report

4) In-state tuition at the University of Mississippi is $11,283.

University, Miss.

Rank: 135

Out-of-state tuition: $24,692

Source: U.S. News & World Report

3) In-state tuition at North Carolina Central University is $10,415.

Durham, N.C.

Rank: Not ranked

Out-of-state tuition: $24,343

Source: U.S. News & World Report

2) In-state tuition at Southern University Law centre is $10,124.

Baton Rouge, La.

Rank: Not ranked

Out-of-state tuition: $16,724

Source: U.S. News & World Report

1) In-state tuition at University of North Dakota is $9,895.

Fargo, N.D.

Rank: 145

Out-of-state tuition: $21,580

Source: U.S. News & World Report

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