Legal education is an investment in your future. At Vanderbilt, we are committed to controlling costs and to providing substantial financial assistance to students.
More than 80 percent of Vanderbilt Law students receive merit- or need-based scholarships in varying amounts with a median award of $20,000.00 in 2012/2013. Eligible student borrowers can receive federal student loans to finance the cost of attendance, and the school may offer institutional loans to some entering international J.D. students who are not eligible for United States government loans.
Scholarship decisions are made on an ongoing basis beginning in February, and recipients are notified as decisions are made. Financial aid packages may include merit scholarships, need-based scholarships, scholarships based on combined merit and need, or educational loans.
The financial handbook provides information for admitted students concerning:
Post-9/11 GI Bill eligible Veterans may receive tuition assistance from VLS and the government through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs'
VLS provides merit-based Vanderbilt Law School Scholarships commending TFA service for up to three qualified TFA alumni in each entering JD class.
Questions? Contact the Admissions Office
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