Financing Law School

An education at UConn School of Law is a significant investment—but an affordable one. The average debt level of a UConn Law graduate is among the lowest in the nation. The role of the Student Finance Office is to assist JD and LLM students with the process of obtaining financing for their studies. Loan counseling is available to help students make choices to ensure that they graduate with as little debt as possible. All that a student has to do to apply is complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA school code: E00387).

Scholarships & Grants

Upon acceptance to UConn School of Law, JD students are automatically considered by the Admissions Office for university merit-based grants and scholarships. These awards are renewable. A limited number of named scholarships are awarded through the Law School Foundation. These scholarships are non-renewable and are based on merit and/or need. A separate application is not required.Read more about external resources, scholarships and grants

In-State Residency

Students who are accepted as out-of-state residents may apply for in-state residency after establishing domicile in the state of Connecticut for at least one year. Read more about applying for Connecticut State Residency »

Federal Programs (Title IV)

The School of Law participates in the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Program, the Federal Direct Grad Plus Program and the Federal Work-Study Program. Subsidized Stafford Loans are not available to graduate students, nor are grants (money that does not have to be paid back) such as the Federal Pell Grant and SEOG Programs. Read more about Federal Financial Assistance Programs »

Resources for Loan Borrowers

There are many facets to applying for, receiving and repaying federal student loans. Alternative private loans are also available; it is important to compare fees, interest rates and repayment terms when considering alternative loans over federal loans. Resources for Loan Borrowers »

HEOA Consumer Information

The Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA) requires colleges and universities that participate in federal student financial aid programs to disclose certain information to current and prospective students and university employees. UConn Law maintains these disclosures on a single page for the convenience of students and employees. Visit UConn Law's HEOA Consumer Information Page »

Policies, Forms, Summer Aid & Additional Resources

The Student Finance Office maintains information on policies, forms, summer aid and other resources for current and prospective students in the Student Portal. Read more on Financial Aid in the Student Portal »