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Summer Start 2016

Students who are admitted to the fall entering class have the option to begin their law school studies early by taking Criminal Law during the summer term. The class contains a mixed enrollment of both day and evening division students, and meets two nights per week from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. beginning in late May. Follow the links below for additional information.

Summer Term Schedule

The class schedule and term dates for summer start students are listed below. The course will run for 10 weeks.

Summer 2016 Schedule:
Course schedule Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor Stephen Sowle
Summer start orientation Monday, May 23 (first hour of class)
Course dates Monday, May 23 - Wednesday, July 27
Final exam Wednesday, August 3


Tuition and Tuition Payments

First-year students who enter in 2016 will pay a guaranteed tuition rate of $1,545 per credit hour. The tuition charges for the first academic year are equivalent regardless of whether you follow the traditional schedule or opt for the summer start.

Full-time Day Division

Part-time Day &
Evening Divisions
Summer $4,635 $4,635
Fall $20,085 $12,360
Spring $21,630* $16,995
Total $46,350 $33,990


*Spring term tuition charges may vary depending upon course selections. Full-time day students have the option to take an elective course during the spring term, which may affect the total number of credit hours and spring tuition charge.

Financial Aid

If you wish to take out financial aid for the Summer 2016 term, you must complete the 2015-16 FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. (You will also need to complete the 2016-17 FAFSA if you wish to apply for financial aid for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.) You must also contact the Office of Financial Aid to discuss the financial aid application process for the summer term at finaidsummerparttime@kentlaw.iit.edu. Additional information about the financial aid process for summer start students is available on the Office of Financial Aid website.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (312) 906-5020 or admissions@kentlaw.iit.edu.