Nashville School of Law

Tuition and Financial Aid


The Nashville School of Law offers low tuition and a high quality education.

Gain a quality education
at a fraction of the cost

The School’s historic mission requires it to control the cost of its legal education. The School’s ability to fulfill its mission will be undermined if the cost of its education is beyond the students’ ability to pay.

Tuition Cost

Tuition at Nashville School of Law for the 2024-2025 academic year is $725 per credit hour. First year fees are $700 ($175 registration, $175 Westlaw, $175 LexisNexis and $175 Exam Soft), not including books.

Tuition Made Manageable

Interested in dividing your payments up? Students may elect to pay tuition in full at registration, or in 10 monthly installments each year.

Cost of Attendance

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See How We Compare

Compare the tuition of the Nashville School of Law to the other law schools in Tennessee. Our tuition is just a fraction of the other schools, and at the Nashville School of Law, you also get a personalized approach to your legal education.

NSL vs. Memphis
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NSL vs. Vanderbilt


Nashville School of Law awards more than $60,000 in need- and performance-based scholarships each year to students. Students may apply for scholarships starting in October after enrollment.


The School awards tuition scholarship prizes for students who excel in the Rigorous Writing Exercise, a required year-long project that takes place during the third year of study.

Federal Financial Aid

While the School supports students who are receiving educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, it does not accept or participate in any government subsidized educational loan program.

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Interested in becoming a student? We’re here to help. Call 615-256-3684 or send us an email.