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Tuition & Fees

The academic year starts with the Summer Semester. Below is the tuition information for fall, spring and summer semesters.


Tuition per unit (2024-2025 Academic Year) $820
First Year Fall Semester (10 units)
First Year Spring Semester (10 units)
$8,200 each semester


Second, Third and Fourth Years Fall Semester (9 units)
Second, Third and Fourth Years Spring Semester (9 units)
$7,380 each semester


Student Bar Association (SBA) Fee* $75 each semester
Student Services Fee* $150 each semester
*Fall and Spring Semesters only
Additional 10 units of electives required for graduation

Arrangement for deferred payment of tuition must be made in advance of or during the official registration period. Timely payments of tuition are required for continued participation in the Deferred Payment Plan.
Lincoln offers its students the opportunity to pay as you go. With the Deferred Payment Plan, fall and spring semesters are payable in monthly installments. Summer Semester is divided into two payments. There is a minimal $25 service charge per semester for this option, and late payments will be subject to late fees.

Refund Policy

Refund of tuition will be made according to the schedule below. Additional fees are non-refundable. The amount of refund will be computed by the date of official withdrawal in writing, effective upon receipt or date of postmark. Tuition refunds are based upon the total cost of tuition per semester.

Week of Withdrawal Fall/Spring Tuition Refunded
Through 2nd week 100%
3rd-4th week 75%
5th-6th week 50%
7th-8th week 25%
9th-16th week 0%


Week of Withdrawal Summer and Pre-First Year Spring Tuition Refunded
Through 1st week 100%
2nd week 50%
3rd week 25%
4th-6th week 0%

For the purposes of refunds, a student who is absent from a scheduled class session for which the student is registered is considered to have completed that class session. Refund checks will be mailed within 30 days from the date of notice of withdrawal.

Student Loans

We offer Sallie Mae Student Loans.  For more information go to: https://salliemae.com/lawschool. Loans are arranged directly between the lender and the student and are based on the student’s creditworthiness. Lincoln Law School does not require, guarantee, and is not in any way responsible for a student’s decision to obtain such loans or student’s ability to repay.

Students who obtain tuition loans and withdraw or are academically disqualified, will have refunds disbursed back to the lender.

Lincoln Law School of Sacramento does not participate in Title IV funding through the U.S. Department of Education or any other federally-sponsored financial-aid programs. Additional information about the Sallie Mae Law School Loan® program is available from the Administration Office.

Payment Options

Lincoln Law School accepts online payments through the student portal using VISA, MasterCard, or American Express credit cards in addition to echecks.

Veterans’ Benefits

Lincoln Law School participates in the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation program. Veterans wishing to use their Vocational Rehabilitation benefits should contact the appropriate official of the Veterans Administration and provide the required information directly to Lincoln Law School’s Registrar.

For Students Receiving Veterans’ Benefits

According to Standards of Progress (CFR 21.4254(b)(6)), veteran students who are placed on academic probation will continue to receive veteran’s benefits for a maximum of two semesters while on academic probation. Veteran students who remain on academic probation after this period will have their benefits terminated.

Veterans’ Refund Policy, CFR 21.4255

This school has and maintains a policy for the refund of the unused portion of tuition, fees, and other charges in the event the veteran or eligible person fails to enter the course, withdraws, or is discontinued therefrom at any time prior to completion. The amount charged to the veteran or eligible person for tuition, fees, and other charges does not exceed the approximate pro-rated portion of the total charges for tuition, fees, and other charges, that the length of the completed portion of the course should bear to its total length. (Note: The maximum non-refundable registration fee allowed by VA is $10.)


Sallie Mae Scholarship Links:

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search: https://salliemae.com/scholarships

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream for Graduates Scholarship:  https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream-for-graduates/

Scholarship Finder:

Scholarship finder: https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx