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Summer Start 2017

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 2017 Schedule:
Course schedule Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor Stephen Sowle
Summer start orientation Monday, May 22 (first hour of class)
Course dates Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, July 26
Final exam Wednesday, August 2


Tuition and Tuition Payments

First-year students who enter in 2017 will pay a guaranteed tuition rate of $1,590 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. Tuition charges will vary each term depending upon course selections and total credit hours.

Full-time Day Division

Part-time Day &
Evening Divisions
Summer $4,770 (3 credits) $4,770 (3 credits)
Fall $20,670 (13 credits) $12,720 (8 credits)
Spring $20,670 (13 credits)
to $23,850 (15 credits)
$17,490 (11 credits)
Total* $46,110 (29 credits)
to $49,290 (31 credits)
$34,980 (22 credits)


*In some cases, tuition may be higher if more credits are pursued during the first year.

Financial Aid

If you wish to take out financial aid for the Summer 2017 term, you must complete the 2016-17 FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. (You will also need to complete the 2017-18 FAFSA if you wish to apply for financial aid for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 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.