A Buffalo Shoestring Budget

Here’s a sample budget for law students looking to minimize their post-graduate debt and maximize cost savings.

The Buffalo Shoestring Budget assumes that students are minimizing monthly expenses by living with a roommate, carpooling or using public transportation, relying on family health insurance plans and minimizing meal expenses.

To learn more, view the University's 2017-2018 Cost of Attendance.

Direct Costs:
Tuition $25,410
Comprehensive Fee $2010.50
Student Activity Fee $220
Academic Excellence Fee $375
Indirect Costs:
Room/Board/Living $7,250.00
Transportation $1,272.00
Personal $1,850.00
Books $1,363.00
Direct Loan Fee $220.00
TOTAL $39,970.50