UA law school to undercut peers with deep tuition discounts

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The University of Arizona’s law school is turning up the heat on its competitors as demand for traditional law degrees continues to dwindle.

In a second round of tuition-slashing set to take effect this fall, the UA plans to undercut the nonresident tuition rates of more than a dozen peer law schools nationwide by offering steep discounts to students from other states.

“The drastic decrease in law school applicants nationally since 2008 means a much more competitive environment for attracting the best students from Arizona and beyond,” said the UA’s proposal for the nonresident fee change, recently approved by the Arizona Board of Regents, which oversees the state’s public universities.

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