The 2012/2013 JD student budget is used to calculate financial aid. It assumes a modest lifestyle for a single person in San Diego, based on average expenses experienced by TJSL students during the last several years.
If you plan to graduate after the Fall 2012 semester or begin your program with the Spring 2013 semester, you will receive a budget for one-semester only during the 2012/2013 academic year.
|Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Student Budget|
|FLAT RATE CALCULATION||Full Time||Part Time|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200.||$1,000.|
|Miscellaneous Personal Expenses||$3,600.||$3,600.|
|Student Budget (continung students)||$68,350.||$57,650.|
|Lap Computer Purchase (New Students Only)||$1,200.||$1,200.|
|Student Budget (New Students)||$69,550||$58,850.|
For students with families, the budget may be adjusted for health insurance and living expenses. The budget may also be adjusted for unusual expenses, such as medical, dental, dependent care, and moving expenses associated with your relocation to San Diego. To apply for a budget adjustment download and complete the Budget Petition Form and submit it to the Financial Aid Office.
Living With Parents/Relatives
The Living Allowance of your student budget will equal $5,000. per academic year if you live with your parents or relatives.
The fees included in this budget are:
Health Fee $1,930. per academic year.
Parking Fee $80/month or $720 per academic year.
Laptop Computer Purchase
All TJSL students are required to own a laptop computer. The standard student budget includes an allowance to help students who need to borrow funds to purchase a laptop or upgrade existing equipment to meet the required specifications. To help you with the purchase of your laptop, TJSL has established a laptop purchase program with Dell. Click here to find out more information.