Fees and Financial Aid

2019 Summer Session: Tuition & Fees
Course Standard Rates
Fact Witness Deposition $1250
Expert Witness Deposition $1250
Litigating in a High Tech Courtroom $1250
Civil Trial Advocacy $2050
Non-refundable Seat Deposit: $65

Note: Rates include expenses for reading materials.

Certificate of Attendance:

Standard Rates
Note: Civil Trial Advocacy has a flat fee of $2050.

Multiple Course Fees
Total Number of Courses Civil Trial Advocacy included Civil Trial Advocacy NOT included
2 Courses $2850 $2050
3 Courses $3500 $2850
4 Courses $4050 N/A

Group Rates

  • 2-5 registrants: 10% discount
  • 6-9 registrants: 15% discount
  • 10+ registrants: 20% discount


$1,921 per credit hour

Discount Structure: When determining pricing, please note that Civil Trial Advocacy counts as two (2) courses.

For more information on pricing and discount structure, please contact us at litigationskills@wcl.american.edu or 202-274-4069.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available to current JD and LL.M. students who will be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits during the summer session. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for financial aid. Please consult the financial aid office for specific information on applying for summer session financial aid.

Visiting students should consult their home school financial aid office for information on funding for a summer session.

Participants registering for Certificate of Attendance may be eligible for individual program scholarships. Please see individual program websites for more information on applying for scholarships. Unfortunately, federal financial aid is not available for participants applying for Certificate of Attendance.


The LL.M. programs in Advocacy, International Legal Studies, and Law & Government offer scholarships to incoming students who have taken courses in one of the WCL summer programs. Each program offers up to a half scholarship (12 credits) to qualifying students each semester. For more information about Summer Program Scholarship, visit http://www.wcl.american.edu/llm/finaid.cfm.