This guide is intended to give you general information regarding your Financial Aid eligibility.
Your financial aid is divided into two parts: the Cost of Attendance (COA) and your financial aid awards.
The Cost of Attendance (COA) has two major components:
Typical living expenses include:
Additional expenses factored into COA:
There are two major sources of funding available for Loyola Law students: scholarships and student loans.
The Admissions Office of Loyola Law School awards merit-based scholarships to newly admitted students. These awards vary in amount and are communicated in your admissions letter. Continuing student scholarships are awarded in the summer, after grades have been posted.
Students may qualify for federal loans totaling up to the cost of attendance minus any scholarships awarded. The loans that LLS students may be eligible to receive are:
Federal Work Study
Upper division Loyola Law students are eligible for work study. If you want to add work study to your financial aid package, complete the Law School Revision and COA Request Form. Please note that a work study award will reduce your loan eligibility.
You may also request a free copy of your annual credit report.
It is important to keep in mind that financial aid is disbursed at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters during the first week of school. Please budget accordingly. Loan proceeds in excess of your tuition and fees will not be available until then.
LSAC—Financing Law School
Informative video on financing law school as well as a resource list for external scholarship opportunities.
Admissions Dean—Paying for Law School
This site houses one of the largest free databases of private law school scholarships.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Financial Aid team at 310.338.2753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.