The Bachelor of Science in legal studies program has earned University of Maryland University College a top-25 ranking in OnlineU's 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Law Degrees. With an annual tuition listed at $14,970, based on 30 credits per year, the undergraduate legal studies degree is ranked at #21 in the survey.
Also available as a minor, the BS in legal studies is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, and ethical principles needed to thrive in the legal field. The program prepares students to conduct legal analysis, write and draft legal documents, and perform research in the legal environment.
A product of SR Education Group, OnlineU is a free, web-based tool for students to compare online colleges in the U.S. For this ranking, OnlineU considered only schools that are regionally accredited and offer at least one fully online law degree. Tuition information was collected from official school websites, reflecting data for the 2017-2018 school year. Out-of-state tuitions were used unless in-state tuition is offered to all online students.