Double-digit tuition increases loom for students at some of the country's top public law schools. Administrators say that the unusually large tuition hikes for the coming academic year are spurred, for the most part, by cuts in public funding -- with endowment losses, initiatives to improve schools and pressure to keep up with competing institutions also playing a part. The shrinking public/private tuition gap has led some to worry about whether public institutions are fulfilling their mission of remaining affordable.
At Public Law Schools, Tuition Jumps Sharply
The National Law Journal
August 3, 2009