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Applicants: Please contact individual law schools for the most accurate information.
LSAC Fee Waiver Program"The ability to pay for the LSAT and CAS is the only factor considered in the request for an LSAC waiver. Because of the rigorous financial standards applied in the LSAC fee waiver process, some law schools waive their application fees to those who receive it."http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/fee-waivers11/18/2016
Law SchoolTeach for America Fee WaiverApplication Fee Waiver InformationLaw School WebsiteAccessed
Akron School of LawNot foundhttp://www.uakron.edu/law/admissions/11/28/2016
Albany Law SchoolTransfer students can apply online with no application fee required.http://www.albanylaw.edu/admissions/apply/transfer11/18/2016
American University Washington College of Law"The $70.00 application fee will be automatically waived for any applications submitted by December 31." https://www.wcl.american.edu/admiss/faq.cfm#qualify11/18/2016
Appalachian School of Law"There is no separate application fee for the ASL application, but you must apply through the Law School Admissions Council."http://www.asl.edu/Admissions/Apply.html11/18/2016
Ave Maria School of Law"Currently the application fee for the Summer/Fall 2016 Entering Class is waived if you apply online." http://www.avemarialaw.edu/law-schools/law-school-median-lsat/11/18/2016
Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law"Application Fee Waiver Form- The nomination form for alumni to recommend potential students for admission to Barry University. This form will waive the application fee."https://www.barry.edu/future-students/graduate/admissions/documents.html11/18/2016
Baylor University Law School"Baylor Law does not charge an application fee."http://www.baylor.edu/law/index.php?id=93189411/18/2016
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law — Yeshiva University."Applicants should submit their completed applications and all materials through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) online application service. Through LSAC, you may complete and submit your application and nonrefundable $50 application fee (via credit card) electronically. To request a waiver of the application fee, please email lawinfo@yu.edu. Please note, Cardozo will automatically waive the application fee for applicants who have been granted fee waivers through LSAC.

We strongly encourage you to submit all materials electronically. Paper materials and updates will require additional processing by our staff and will delay the review of your application by our Committee. If a disability prevents you from completing the application electronically, please contact the Admissions Office at 212.790.0357 or lawinfo@yu.edu. "
Boalt Hall - University of California, BerkeleyTFA"Berkeley does not offer merit-based waivers, nor do we offer a fee waivers for transfer or visiting status applicants. A need-based fee waiver program is administered by Law Services (LSAC). Information about their fee waiver program and how to apply for one is available here. If you obtain an LSAC fee waiver, Berkeley’s application fee will be waived automatically when you apply...The deadline to submit either the fee waiver application is the end of business of January 1. Applicants who do not receive a waiver or who miss the deadline must pay the fee."

To request a waiver, please complete the following form and submit it with proof of participation such as a verification/certification letter as soon as possible and no later than 5:00 pm, January 1.

Proof of participation falls in three broad categories: Honors/Research (ie., Fulbright, Truman Scholarship), Public Service (ie., Teach for America, Military), and Educational/Socio-Economic Disadvantage (CYDL participant, Gates Scholar, Pell Grant recipient).


Boston College Law SchoolWe offer Teach for America, U.S. Armed Forces, Peace Corps and Americorp/VISTA fee wavier opportunities.A limited number of application fee waivers are available upon request. Please contract the office of admissions and financial aid at bclawadm@bc.edu or 617.552.4351 for assistance.http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/admission/faq.html11/18/2016
Boston University School of LawTFA"f you have received a need-based fee waiver from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), you will automatically receive an application fee waiver when you apply to Boston University School of Law.
To request a BU Law need-based fee waiver, e-mail us at bulawadm@bu.edu with the following information. If you are a registered student, please include a copy of your current year's financial aid award letter which includes budget and award. If you are not currently a student, please e-mail a letter stating your financial situation and include documentation. Please include your LSAC number with your e-mail request.
It is our policy to grant fee waivers to applicants who are currently in public service programs such as Teach for America, Peace Corps, Americorps/VISTA, or the U.S. Armed Forces. Please e-mail us at bulawadm@bu.edu with a letter verifying your participation. Please include your LSAC number with your e-mail request.
BU Law offers select candidates merit-based fee waivers through the LSAC Candidate Referral Service (CRS). A fee waiver can only be granted prior to submitting your application"
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/apply/jd/application/#fee http://www.bu.edu/law/admissions/jd-admissions/application-instructions/fee-waiver/11/18/2016
Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School"We offer application fee waivers to interested students based on academic qualifications or other indicators of serious interest in BYU Law. Please email us at admissions@law.byu.edu for further information."

Brooklyn Law School"Brooklyn Law School does not charge an admission application fee."http://www.brooklaw.edu/Admissions/apply/howtoapply.aspx?11/18/2016
California Western School of Law"The application fee for the 2016 application year has been waived."https://www.cwsl.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/jd-admissions/apply/how-to-apply/application-components11/18/2016
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law"There is no application fee for 1L applications for Fall 2016."
Check website for update. Last checked: 11/18/2016
Capital University Law School"Complete the online application and submit the $40 application fee. Apply on or before March 1 and your application fee will be waived automatically. "http://law.capital.edu/JD_Application_Instructions/11/18/2016
Case Western Reserve University School of Law"...waived for applications submitted electronically..."http://law.case.edu/Admissions/Apply.aspx11/21/2016
Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law"This year we will be waiving all of our application fees for applicants who apply online through the LSAC service."http://www.law.edu/admissions/faqs.cfm##feewaiver11/21/2016
Chapman University School of Law"If you are interested in obtaining a fee waiver, you may request a fee waiver electronically at http://www.chapman.edu/LAW/lp/fee-waiver-request-form-general.aspx or contact lawadmission@chapman.edu.

If you have obtained a fee waiver from LSAC, the application fee is automatically waived upon completion of your application."
Charlotte School of Law"Application Fee: FREE for first-time applicants ($50 for re-applying applicants)"http://www.charlottelaw.edu/admissions/apply/11/21/2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law"Application fee waived for 2017 J.D. applicants"http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/prospective-students/jd-program-admissions11/21/2016
City University of New York School of Law at Queens CollegeNot Found

For more information, please contact the Admissions Office by calling (718)340-4210
Cleveland State University Cleveland - Marshall College of Law"There is no application fee for applications submitted electronically. "https://www.law.csuohio.edu/applytoday/howtoapply11/21/2016
Columbia University Law School"The $85 application fee is rarely waived, and only waived in extenuating circumstances. If you would like to request an application fee waiver, send a detailed email to gls@law.columbia.edu outlining your reasons for requesting the waiver. "http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/graduate-legal-studies/llm-program/frequently-asked-questions11/21/2016
Concordia University School of Law"The Concordia University School of Law application processing fee is waived."http://law.cu-portland.edu/admission-financial-aid/apply-now11/21/2016
Cornell University Law SchoolTFA"Merit Based

Be sure to register with the LSAC Candidate Referral Service, and if you are selected to receive a waiver based on our selection parameters, we will notify you by email. Candidate Referral Service waivers are processed a few weeks following each LSAT exam throughout the application cycle. Note: the absence of a GPA on record with LSAC will not preclude you from consideration.

Teach for America

If you are a current or past member, email a copy of your participation letter along with your LSAC number to jdadmissions@cornell.edu, and a fee waiver will be processed for you.


If you are a current or past member of the United States military, email a copy of your documentation and LSAC number to jadmissions@cornell.edu (this does not include participation in a foreign military service).

Need Based

You should apply for a LSAC waiver initially, and if granted, our application fee will automatically be waived when you apply to Cornell Law. If your request is denied by LSAC, you may complete and submit our application to jdadmissions@cornell.edu
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Creighton University School of Law"The application fee is $50. If you apply through LSAC, the fee will be waived until March 1."http://law.creighton.edu/future-students/apply11/21/2016
Delaware Law School, Widener University"The application fee is waived if you apply on or before February 1."http://delawarelaw.widener.edu/prospective-students/jd-program/apply/11/21/2016
DePaul College of Law"The application fee is waived for all first-year online applicants to the JD program."http://law.depaul.edu/admission/jd-admission/Pages/jd-applicants.aspx11/21/2016
Drake University Law SchoolThe $50 application fee is waived for
electronic applications. ."Simply “request a fee waiver” during the online application process."
Drexel University Earle Macke School of LawThere is no fee to apply to the Earle Mack School of Law.
"Application Fee: $0."
Duke University School of Law"We provide a need-based fee waiver for applicants who have a waiver for the LSAT, and consider need-based request from other applicants. We also extend merit-based fee waivers based on the results of periodic searches of the LSAC's Candidate Referral Service. "http://law.duke.edu/admis/faq#fee11/21/2016
Duquesne University School of Law"There is NO application fee to apply to Duquesne Law. Applicants should apply through lsac.org."http://law.duq.edu/admissions/application-process11/21/2016
Elon University School of LawTFA"All applications submitted online through LSAC will automatically receive an application fee waiver during the application "check-out" process."http://www.elon.edu/e-web/law/admissions/faq.xhtml11/21/2016
Emory University School of Law"Emory Law offers application fee waivers for financial hardship if LSAC grants you a financial waiver to take the LSAT. If so, please submit a copy of the LSAT financial waiver tojdadmission@emory.edu. Emory Law will contact applicants directly with whom we wish to offer merit-based fee waivers. We encourage all candidates to register for the Candidate Referral Service (CRS) through LSAC."http://law.emory.edu/admission/juris-doctor/how-to-apply/jd-application.html11/21/2016
Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of LawYou may submit an online application through www.lsac.org...
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact: John Bradley at jbradley@faulkner.edu or (334)386-7910
Florida A&M University College of Law"All applicants must submit a completed Fall 2016 Application, along with the appropriate application fee. The application fee is waived for Florida A&M University current students and alumni. Additionally, the application fee is waived for applicants who have received current fee waivers from the Law School Admission Council."http://law.famu.edu/prospective-student/applying-to-famu-law/11/21/2016
Florida Coastal School of Law"There is also no application fee to apply to Coastal School."http://fcsl.edu/blogs/admissions/apply-florida-coastal/11/21/2016
Florida International University LawNot Found
Contact Florida International University College of Law Office of Admissions at (305)348-8006
Florida State University College of Law"Our application does not require an application fee."http://www.law.fsu.edu/admissions-financial-aid/admissions/jd-procedures11/21/2016
Fordham University School of Law"In order to apply for a need based fee waiver, please fill out the Fee Waiver Application. In addition to the form, please include a copy of one of the following documents:
Pell Award Letter
Most Recent W-2
Current Pay Stub"
Franklin Pierce Law Center"There is no fee to apply for the JD program."http://law.unh.edu/admissions/jd-admissions/how-apply11/21/2016
George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School“George Mason Law has waived the application fee for first-year JD applicants.”http://www.law.gmu.edu/admissions/howtoapply/how_apply_jd11/21/2016
George Washington University Law School"Please note that application fees for all first-year JD applicants have been waived."https://www.law.gwu.edu/jd-application-process11/21/2016
Georgetown Law CenterTFA"Fee waivers will be automatically granted to those who receive a need-based fee waiver through LSAC. Transfer and visitor applicants are not eligible for fee waiver, nor are applicants who received a fee waiver in a previous admissions cycle. Georgetown Law is currently accepting need-based application fee waivers for Fall 2017. The deadline to apply for a need-based application fee waiver for Fall 2017 is February 1st."

"Georgetown Law also grants fee waivers for U.S. military veterans and service members, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, active Teach For America corps members and alumni/ae, and Truman Scholars upon submitting the requisite supporting documents."


Georgia State University Colege of LawNot Foundhttp://law.gsu.edu/admissions/3180.html11/21/2016
Golden Gate University School of Law"There is no fee to apply."http://law.ggu.edu/admissions/application-requirements11/21/2016
Gonzaga University School of LawTFA"Alumni Application Fee Waiver- We would like to offer this application fee waiver to one prospective law student of your choosing per application cycle."
Harvard University Law School"If payment of the application fee would pose a severe financial hardship, you should first apply for a fee waiver through LSAC.

If you were denied an LSAT/CAS fee waiver on the basis of financial need in the twelve months prior to applying to the J.D. Program at Harvard Law School, you may complete the Harvard Law School Fee Waiver Request Form. Please request a Fee Waiver Request Form by email at jdadmiss@law.harvard.edu with the subject line of "Fee Waiver Request Form. Application fees are waived on the basis of financial need as demonstrated by information on this form. No application for admission will be considered before the application fee has been paid or a fee waiver has been granted. If LSAC has granted you an LSAT/LSAC's Credential Assembly Service fee waiver and you apply electronically to Harvard, your Harvard application fee will be waived."
Hofstra University, School of Law"No application fee required."http://law.hofstra.edu/admissions/jdprogram/howtoapply/index.html11/21/2016
Howard University School of Law"Need based fee waivers will be granted at the discretion of the admissions staff. Please submit a written statement expressing the need for the waiver and two month budget showing income and expenses."http://www.law.howard.edu/33811/21/2016
Indiana University, Bloomington School of Law - Maurer School of Law"Yes, application fee waivers are available. Indiana Law grants application fee waivers based on merit and financial need. To request an application fee waiver, please email lawadmis@indiana.edu and include your LSAC account number, your LSAT score, your undergraduate GPA, and the reason(s) you are requesting the application fee waiver."http://www.law.indiana.edu/what/professional-careers/jd-degree/admission/questions-and-answers.shtml11/21/2016
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law"There is no application fee."http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/jd/prepare-application/index.html11/21/2016
Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of LawNot found.http://www.derecho.inter.edu/inter/11/21/2016
John Marshall Law School"The application fee has been waived."http://www.jmls.edu/admission/jd/11/21/2016
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta"There is no application fee at this time for entering 1L students"http://www.johnmarshall.edu/futurestudent/admissions-aid/faqs/11/21/2016
Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law"Please fill out the form to receive a $50 fee waiver for the J.D. application.

We are only providing application fee waivers at this time for those applying to enter in fall 2017."
Liberty University School of LawNot Foundhttp://www.liberty.edu/law/law-school-admissions/11/21/2016
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center"The application fee is waived for students that submit an application on or before March 1, 2017.."http://www.law.lsu.edu/admissions/faq/11/21/2016
Loyola Law School - Los Angeles"APPLY NOW and pay no application fee for the JD Program. Apply on LSAC.org."http://www.lls.edu/admissions/jdadmissions/apply/11/21/2016
Loyola University - New Orleans College of Law"LOYOLA COLLEGE OF LAW APPLICATION FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED."http://law.loyno.edu/apply-now11/21/2016
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law"Application Fee is waived for all entering JD program applicants."http://www.luc.edu/law/admission/jdadmissions/howtoapply/11/21/2016
Marquette University Law School"Alumni Endorsed Fee Waiver"http://law.marquette.edu/marquette-lawyers/alumni-endorsed-fee-waiver11/21/2016
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law"Applicants must submit an application (no fee) electronically through LSAC."http://law.mercer.edu/admissions/apply/11/21/2016
Michigan State University College of Law"....submit an application fee of $60 (if an applicant is unable, for financial reasons, to provide this fee, a request for a fee waiver may be directed to the College of Law Office of Admissions: admiss@law.msu.edu);"http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/timeframe-reqs.html11/21/2016
Mississippi College School of LawNot Found.http://law.mc.edu/prospective-students/prospective-students/11/21/2016
New England Law | Boston"New England Law will automatically waive the application fee for any applicant who has been granted an LSAC fee waiver.

Law school application fee waivers are available for eligible students. To be considered for one, please send your full name, undergraduate grade-point average, LSAT score, and LSAC ID number to the Office of Admissions at admit@nesl.edu.

New York Law School"Complete a NYLS application. The application is FREE!"http://www.nyls.edu/admissions/j-d-applicants/how-to-apply/11/21/2016
New York University School of LawTFA"Applicants who have received an LSAC-approved LSAT or CAS fee waiver, will have their NYU School of Law $85 application fee automatically waived.

Applicants who are alumni of Teach for America or the Peace Corps are eligible for an $85 application fee waiver. Teach for America, Peace Corps and US military participants should send their request for a fee waiver to law.moreinfo@nyu.edu."
North Carolina Central University School of LawNot Foundhttp://law.nccu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/first-time-applicants/11/21/2016
Northeastern University School of LawTFAThere is no application fee if a new application is submitted in the following year. The application fee is also waived for City Year, Teach For America corps members and Peace Corps. Prospective students interested in a fee waiver should contact the Office of Admissions at lawadmissions@northeastern.edu before submitting their application.https://www.northeastern.edu/law/admission/jd/financial-aid/types/scholarships/index.html
Northern Illinois University College of Law"NIU Law does not charge an application fee."http://www.niu.edu/law/admission/application/faq.shtml#application_waiver11/21/2016
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of LawNot Foundhttp://chaselaw.nku.edu/futurestudents/jd/apply.html11/21/2016
Northwestern University School of Law"We are offering application fee waivers to all JD applicants who submit an application from September 1, 2016 to December 1, 2016. You can find more information about this process on our Apply page. After December 1, 2016, applicants may submit an application for a need-based application fee waiver. Each year we also offer fee waivers through LSAC's Credential Referral Service. In order to be considered, be sure to check the CRS box when registering your LSAC account. If LSAC has provided you with a fee waiver, please email us a copy of that letter with your request for a fee waiver specifically from Northwestern Pritzker Law."http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissions/faq/faqjd.html11/21/2016
Notre Dame Law SchoolTFA"The Notre Dame Law School Application comes with an automatic fee waiver for all applicants. Please note that while the application fee is waived, the Law School cannot waive any fees associated with services rendered by LSAC.

Fee Waivers:
LSAC Need-based Fee Waiver
Notre Dame Need-based Fee Waiver
Merit-Based Fee Waiver Request
Service-Based Fee Waivers (U.S. Military, Alliance for Catholic Education, AmeriCorps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Peace corps, or Teach For America)
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center"NSU Shepard Broad College of Law does not charge an application for the J.D. program."https://www.law.nova.edu/prospective/tuition-and-fees.html
Ohio Northern University-Claude W. Pettit College of Law"Free 2017-18 application available online"http://law.onu.edu/admissions/prospective_students/applying_law_school11/21/2016
Oklahoma City University School of LawNot Foundhttp://law.okcu.edu/?page_id=3560511/21/2016
Pace University School of LawNot Foundhttp://www.law.pace.edu/how-apply11/21/2016
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law"Nore: McGeorge School of Law does not have an application fee at this time, so no few waiver is required.

Fee waivers are granted based on a demonstrated need. Please explain your need and provide supporting documents in either Word of PDF form. Supporting documents should include a tax return or award letter and a monthly budget. If you have already been granted an LSAC fee waiver, our application fee will automatically be waived as well. "
Pepperdine University School of Law"$60 non-refundable application fee - Waived for the 2017 application"http://law.pepperdine.edu/admissions/juris-doctor/application-and-admission-process/11/21/2016
Arizona Summit Law School"There is no application fee required to apply."https://www.azsummitlaw.edu/admissions/apply-now11/21/2016
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law — Puerto RicoNot Foundhttp://spserver2008.pucpr.edu/derecho/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=58&lang=en http://www.uprp.edu/11/21/2016
Quinnipiac University School of Law" We are offering a few waiver this year to all students. No code is required."
Regent University School of LawSee form.http://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/admissions/feewaiver.cfm11/21/2016
Roger WilliamsAlumni Referral "Application Fee Waiver - We are happy to provide your family or friends a fee waiver to apply to RWU Law."
Rutgers University, Camden School of Law"You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you received one from LSAC and provide a copy of that waiver."
See application fee waiver form.
Rutgers University, Newark School of Law"You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you received one from LSAC and provide a copy of that waiver."
See application fee waiver form.
https://law.rutgers.edu/admissions https://law.rutgers.edu/application-fee-waiver11/21/2016
Saint Louis University School of LawTFANot Found.http://law.slu.edu/admissions/jd-program/admissions-faqs11/21/2016
Samford University Cumberland School of Law"Application (no application fee)"http://www.samford.edu/cumberlandlaw/apply11/21/2016
Santa Clara University School of Law"The application fee of $75 is waived this year."http://law.scu.edu/admissions11/21/2016
Seattle University School of Law"Apply for free online until March 1! After March 1, the $60 fee accompanies your initial application for admission. It is a processing charge and is nonrefundable."http://www.law.seattleu.edu/office-and-administration/student-financial-services/tuition-and-fees11/21/2016
Seton Hall Law SchoolTFA"Please complete and submit this form if you seek to request an application fee waiver based on demonstrated financial need, or based on LSAT and/or academic merit. Fee waiver requests are granted for first year applicants, only. Transfer applicants will not be eligible for an application fee waiver. Fee waivers will not be granted to applicants who utilized an application fee waiver for the prior admission cycle."
South Texas College of LawNot Foundhttp://www.stcl.edu/admissions/index.html11/21/2016
Southern Illinois University School of Law"Students must demonstrate economic need by meeting one or more of the following: • Student's family receives public assistance
• Student is a ward of the state
• Student resides in a foster home
• Student participates in the free or reduced lunch program at school
• Based on the Student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is $0
• Student's total family income is at or below the maximum amounts established by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Low
Standard Budget."
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawNot Foundhttp://www.law.smu.edu/Prospective-Students/J-D--Programs/How-to-Apply.aspx11/28/2016