Cost of Attendance: JDinteractive

Listed below are estimated costs for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 for students enrolled in the Online Hybrid J.D. (JDinteractive) Program. The program is year-round; summer tuition and cost of living expenses are not included in the estimates below. 

Tuition and fees are directly billed to students. Indirect costs are estimated based on average books and supplies, living and other personal expenses and vary from student to student.

(Based on 22 credits over first 2
semesters, does not include summer)
Residency Fee$850 (Syracuse-based Residencies 1 & 2. See Breakdown of Expenses for cost of Residencies later in the program.)
Activity Fee$35
Fixed Cost Total$50,033
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, & Equipment$1,711
(9 month)
(9 month)
Personal Allowance$2,327
Federal Loan Origination Fee$1,480
Indirect Cost Total$23,132

      Breakdown of Expenses

      • Tuition for students enrolled in the JDi program is charged on a per-credit-hour basis. The tuition rate fall 2024 and spring and summer 2025 is $2,234 per credit.
      • Below is a sample breakdown of credit hours for a typical JDi student who plans to graduate in 10 semesters (adding up to a total of 87 credit hours for graduation). More details can be found on the JDi Sample Course Schedule (variable per student):
        • Year 1 Fall: 11 credits (pre-determined)
        • Year 1 Spring: 11 credits (pre-determined)
        • Year 1 Summer: 8 credits (pre-determined)
        • Year 2 Fall: 6 credits (pre-determined)
        • Year 2 Spring: 6-11 credits (variable)
        • Year 2 Summer: 6-11 credits (variable)
        • Year 3 Fall: 6-11 credits (variable)
        • Year 3 Spring: 6-11 credits (variable)
        • Year 3 Summer: 6-11 credits (variable)
        • Year 4 Fall: 6-11 credits (variable)
      • Residency fees are a requirement of JDi program, covering classroom costs, speakers and events, some meals, and other miscellaneous expenses. You are responsible for your transportation to and from the Residency, in addition to your lodging. This pricing is not included in the table above. The fees for the required Residencies for the first two semesters are listed above as $850. For the other four Residencies you will need to complete, estimated charges are $170/credit for an On-Campus Residency, $270/credit for an Off-Site Domestic Residency and $2,300-$3,300 total for an International Residency.
      • To estimate your indirect expenses, please take into account your actual and expected expenses for the fall and spring semesters, spanning from mid-August 2024 through the first week of May 2025. These estimates are provided to guide in the development of a cost-of-living budget and in total, should not exceed the maximum cost of attendance.
      • The cost of the NYS Bar Exam fee is included as part of the cost of attendance for students in their semester of graduation. Students taking a bar exam in a different jurisdiction may document the cost with the financial aid office.
      • See the Syracuse University Tuition, Fees, and Related Policies Bulletin for more information.

      Special Circumstances

      We understand that every student’s financial situation is unique. If you have educational, living or personal expenses that differ from the standard amounts listed in the cost of attendance (ex: childcare expenses), please contact us at or call 315.443.1962. We are happy to discuss the circumstances and assist students in calculating a reasonable budget.