The Rutgers Law School’s tuition and fees have been rising steadily since the fall of 2014, and tuition and tuition fees have increased each year since then, a new analysis by the New Jersey-based law school shows.
The school reported on Wednesday that its average tuition and fee for 2019-20 was $1,092 per credit hour, up from $971 per credithour in 2019-18 and $1 and $2 per hour, respectively, in 2018-19.
The average for the current school year was $2,037 per credit-hour, up 10% from last year, the school said.
The report also shows that the school’s average annual enrollment has risen by 8,800 students since 2015, with the largest increase coming from women at a rate of 17%.
The increase in enrollment has occurred mostly among students who are in the first year of law school.
About 7,000 women enrolled in 2019, up 11% from 7,700 in 2018, the report shows.
That’s the second highest increase in the past decade.
The law school’s undergraduate enrollment also rose by about 9% from 8,300 in 2019 to 8,400 in 2019.
Its total undergraduate enrollment is now about 5,400, up 13% from 4,800.
Its enrollment for the fall quarter of 2019 was about 524 students, a 13% increase from 576 in the previous quarter.
Rutgers Law School is one of about two dozen law schools in the country with tuition and $3,500-per-credit-hour fees, according to the law school website.
Rudolph Law School, a private university in St. Louis, Missouri, also had a tuition increase of 8% in 2019 and an average annual increase of 5% over the past five years, the website shows.