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We created this spreadsheet for the UH Manoa Pre-Law Advising Center.
- Elisabeth Steele Hutchison, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Hawai'i at Manoa | William S. Richardson School of Law
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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-waivers||9/29/2015|
|Law School||Teach for America Fee Waiver||Application Fee Waiver Information||Law School Website||Accessed|
|Akron School of Law||"Apply Online Free!"||http://www.uakron.edu/law/admissions/||9/29/2015|
|Albany Law School||Transfer students can apply online with no application fee required.||http://www.albanylaw.edu/admissions/apply/Pages/transfers.aspx||9/29/2015|
|American University Washington College of Law||"American University Washington College of Law has waived the application fee for all applications submitted by the December 31, 2015."||http://www.wcl.american.edu/admiss/faq.cfm||9/29/2015|
|Appalachian School of Law||"ASL application fee is waived for 2015 enrollment."||http://www.asl.edu/Admissions/Apply.html||9/29/2015|
|Ave Maria School of Law||"Currently the application fee for the Summer/Fall 2015 Entering Class is waived if you apply online."||http://www.avemarialaw.edu/Admissions/FAQ||9/25/2015|
|Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law||"The nomination form for alumni to recommend potential students for admission to Barry University"||https://www.barry.edu/future-students/graduate/admissions/documents.html||9/29/2015|
|Baylor University Law School||"Baylor Law School's application fee is waived if you apply online."||http://www.baylor.edu/law/ps/index.php?id=74797||9/29/2015|
|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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. "
|Boalt Hall - University of California, Berkeley||TFA||"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."|
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 School||Not Found||http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/admission/faq.html||9/29/2015|
|Boston University School of Law||TFA||"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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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"
|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 email@example.com for further information."||http://www.law2.byu.edu/site/admissions/apply||9/29/2015|
|Brooklyn Law School||"Brooklyn Law School does not charge an admission application fee."||http://www.brooklaw.edu/Admissions/apply/howtoapply.aspx?||9/29/2015|
|California Western School of Law||There is no application fee.||http://www.cwsl.edu/main/default.asp?nav=admissions.asp&body=admissions/application.asp||9/29/2015|
|Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law||There is no application fee for 1L applications for Fall 2016.||http://law.campbell.edu/page.cfm?id=201&n=instructions||9/29/2015|
|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/||9/29/2015|
|Case Western Reserve University School of Law||" We waive the application fee if you apply online."||http://law.case.edu/Admissions/Apply.aspx||9/29/2015|
|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 before March 15, 2015."||http://www.law.edu/admissions/faqs.cfm##feewaiver||9/29/2015|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have obtained a fee waiver from LSAC, the application fee is automatically waived upon completion of your application."
|Charlotte School of Law||"A $50.00 application fee applies to re-applicants only."||http://www.charlottelaw.edu/admissions/apply/||9/29/2015|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law||"Application fee waived for 2016 J.D. applicants"||http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/prospective-students/jd-program-admissions||9/29/2015|
|City University of New York School of Law at Queens College||Not Found||http://www.law.cuny.edu/admissions/prospective.html||9/29/2015|
|Cleveland State University Cleveland - Marshall College of Law||"There is no application fee for applications submitted electronically. "||https://www.law.csuohio.edu/applytoday/howtoapply||9/29/2015|
|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 email@example.com outlining your reasons for requesting the waiver. "||http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/graduate-legal-studies/llm-program/frequently-asked-questions||9/25/2015|
|Cornell University Law School||TFA||"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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and a fee waiver will be processed for you.
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 email@example.com
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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/apply||9/29/2015|
|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.aspx||9/29/2015|
|Drake University Law School||The $50 application fee is waived for|
electronic applications. ."Simply “request a fee waiver” during the online application process."
|Drexel University Earle Macke School of Law||There 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#fee||9/29/2015|
|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-process||9/29/2015|
|Elon University School of Law||TFA||"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.xhtml||9/29/2015|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.html||9/29/2015|
|Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law||"To request a waiver of our $50.00 application fee, create your own personal MyLaw page to receive instructions on how to receive your fee waiver code."||https://www.faulkner.edu/law/faulkner-law-admissions-2/how-to-apply/||9/29/2015|
|Florida A&M University College of Law||"All applicants must submit a completed Fall 2015 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/||9/29/2015|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||"There is also no application fee to apply to Coastal School."||http://fcsl.edu/blogs/admissions/apply-florida-coastal/||9/29/2015|
|Florida International University Law||Not Found||http://law.fiu.edu/prospective-students/||9/29/2015|
|Florida State University College of Law||"We accept LSAC fee waivers for the application fee only.|
Exceptions are former Summer for Undergraduate participants and FSU Honors Legal Scholars members. These applicants should contact admissions BEFORE applying to obtain the fee waiver code."
|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/apply/checklist.php||9/29/2015|
|George Mason University School of Law||“George Mason Law has waived the application fee for first-year JD applicants.”||http://www.law.gmu.edu/admissions/howtoapply/how_apply_jd||9/29/2015|
|George Washington University Law School||"Application fee waivers can be obtained by LSAC."||http://www.law.gwu.edu/Admissions/JD/Pages/Checklist.aspx||9/29/2015|
|Georgetown Law Center||TFA||"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 2015. The deadline to apply for a need-based application fee waiver for Fall 2015 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 Law||Not Found||http://law.gsu.edu/admissions/3180.html||9/29/2015|
|Golden Gate University School of Law||"Alumni Application Fee Waiver- GGU Law will automatically waive the application fee for those who apply through LSAC by April 1, 2016."||http://law.ggu.edu/admissions/application-requirements||9/29/2015|
|Gonzaga University School of Law||TFA||"Alumni Application Fee Waiver- We would like to offer this application fee waiver to one prospective law student of your choosing per application cycle."||http://www.zagsonline.org/s/829/law/index.aspx?sid=829&gid=2&pgid=804||9/24/2014|
|Hamline University School of Law||Not Found||http://law.hamline.edu/applying/||9/29/2015|
|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 email@example.com 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.html||9/29/2015|
|Howard University School of Law||"No need based fee waivers will be granted if the applicant does not submit a written statement expressing the need for the waiver and a two month budget showing income and expenses."||http://www.law.howard.edu/338||9/29/2015|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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/degrees/jd/faq.shtml||9/29/2015|
|Indiana University, Indianapolis School of Law||"There is no application fee."||http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/jd/prepare-application/index.html||9/29/2015|
|Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Law||Not found.||http://www.derecho.inter.edu/inter/||9/29/2015|
|John Marshall Law School||"The application fee has been waived."||http://www.jmls.edu/admission/jd/||9/29/2015|
|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/||9/29/2015|
|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 2016."
|Liberty University School of Law||Not Found||http://www.liberty.edu/law/law-school-admissions/||9/29/2015|
|Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center||"The application fee is waived for students that submit an application on or before March 1, 2016.."||http://www.law.lsu.edu/admissions/faq/||9/29/2015|
|Loyola Law School - Los Angeles||Not found||http://www.lls.edu/admissions/jdadmissions/||9/29/2015|
|Loyola University - New Orleans College of Law||"LOYOLA COLLEGE OF LAW APPLICATION FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED."||http://law.loyno.edu/apply-now||9/29/2015|
|Loyola University-Chicago School of Law||"There is no application fee for Loyola University Chicago School of Law. See Applying as a New Student"||http://www.luc.edu/law/admission/apply/index.html||9/29/2015|
|Marquette University Law School||"Alumni Endorsed Fee Waiver"||http://law.marquette.edu/marquette-lawyers/alumni-endorsed-fee-waiver||9/29/2015|
|Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law||"Applicants must submit an application (no fee) electronically through LSAC."||http://law.mercer.edu/admissions/apply/||9/29/2015|
|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: email@example.com);"||http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/timeframe-reqs.html||9/29/2015|
|Mississippi College School of Law||"There is no application fee for those who apply online." [sic]||http://law.mc.edu/prospective-students/prospective-students/||9/29/2015|
|New England School of Law||"Need-based Application Fee Waiver|
Applicants to New England Law | Boston whose financial resources are severely limited may request a law school application fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). The sole criterion for granting a waiver is the absolute inability to pay the fee.
New England Law will automatically waive the application fee for any applicant who has been granted an LSAC fee waiver.
Please note, if you have any difficulties applying with the LSAC fee waiver, please contact the Office of Admissions for assistance. "
|New York Law School||"Complete a NYLS application. The application is FREE!"||http://www.nyls.edu/admissions/j-d-applicants/how-to-apply/||9/29/2015|
|New York University School of Law||TFA||"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 firstname.lastname@example.org."
|North Carolina Central University School of Law||Not Found||http://law.nccu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/first-time-applicants/||9/29/2015|
|Northeastern University School of Law||TFA||"If you have |
been granted a fee waiver through LSAC, we will automatically waive your application fee. "
"Waives application fee for Teach For America corps members and peace corps."
|Northern Illinois University College of Law||"NIU Law does not charge an application fee."||http://www.niu.edu/law/admission/application/faq.shtml#application_waiver||9/29/2015|
|Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law||Not Found||http://chaselaw.nku.edu/futurestudents/jd/apply.html||9/29/2015|
|Northwestern University School of Law||"We are offering application fee waivers to all JD applicants who submit an application from September 15, 2015 to November 30, 2015. You can find more information about this process on our Apply page. After November 30, 2015, 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 Law."||http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissions/faq/faqjd.html||9/29/2015|
|Notre Dame Law School||"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 (ie, submitting CAS reports, sitting for the LSAT, etc.)."||http://law.nd.edu/admissions/information/application-fee-waiver/||9/29/2015|
|Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center||Not found.||https://www.law.nova.edu/admission/fulltime-jd-applicants.html||9/29/2015|
|Ohio Northern University-Claude W. Pettit College of Law||"Complete and submit ONU Law’s free online application."||http://law.onu.edu/admissions/prospective_students/applying_law_school||9/26/2014|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||Not Found||http://law.okcu.edu/?page_id=35605||9/26/2014|
|Pace University School of Law||Not Found||http://www.law.pace.edu/||9/26/2014|
|Pacific McGeorge School of Law||"If financial need warrants, an applicant may apply for a fee waiver. "||http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Future_Students/JD_Programs/Deadlines_and_Requirements.htm http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Application_Fee_Waiver_Request.htm||9/26/2014|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||Not Found||http://law.pepperdine.edu/admissions/apply/jd-application-process/||9/26/2014|
|Arizona Summit Law School||Not Found||http://www.phoenixlaw.edu/admissions/default.asp?PageID=11||9/26/2014|
|Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law — Puerto Rico||Not Found||http://spserver2008.pucpr.edu/derecho/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=58&lang=en||9/26/2014|
|Quinnipiac University School of Law||"The School of Law will grant an application fee waiver for students who have receievd a fee waiver from LSAC. |
|Regent University School of Law||See form.||http://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/admissions/feewaiver.cfm||9/26/2014|
|Roger Williams||Alumni Referral "Application Fee Waiver - We are happy to provide your family or friends a fee waiver to apply to RWU Law."||http://law.rwu.edu/alumni/alumni-services||9/24/2014|
|Rutgers University, Camden School of Law||See form.||http://camlaw.rutgers.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid https://camlaw.rutgers.edu/sites/camlaw/files/feewaiverfrm_0.pdf||9/29/2014|
|Rutgers University, Newark School of Law||"Fee waivers are granted for applicants with demonstrated financial need or applicants participating in specific public service programs. If you have received a fee waiver for the LSAT from LSAC, after you have submitted your application, please send a copy of the waiver either by email (email@example.com) or regular U.S. mail to the admissions office and your fee will be automatically waived. We do not get automatic notification that your LSAC fee was waived. You must take this additional step so we know they have given you a fee waiver.|
Applicants currently participating in AmeriCorps, Teach for America, Peace Corps, Vista, City Year or other similar programs or members of the U.S. Armed Forces will automatically be granted a fee waiver. Please provide proof of your affiliation with any of these organizations to the Admissions Office (an appointment letter or pay stub, for example). If you have financial need and did not receive a fee waiver from Law Services, you may apply directly to the law school for an application fee waiver (see link to form below)."
|Saint Louis University School of Law||TFA||"SLU LAW does grant fee waivers on a case-by-case basis. Fee waivers are |
automatically granted to those who receive a fee waiver through LSAC. "
"Waives application fee for corps members and alumni"
|Samford University Cumberland School of Law||"An application fee is not required |
for those applications submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. CST on December 31, 2013, the priority
|http://cumberland.samford.edu/admission||9/29/2014||Website has not been updated yet to reflect current application cycle.|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||"The $75 application fee is waived through October 31."||http://law.scu.edu/admissions||9/29/2014|
|Seattle University School of Law||Application Fee. Apply for free Online until January 15! After January 15, 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-fees||9/29/2014|
|Seton Hall Law School||TFA||"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."||http://law.shu.edu/ProspectiveStudents/prospective_jd_students/feewaiver.cfm||9/29/2014|
|South Texas College of Law||Not Found||http://www.stcl.edu/admissions/index.html||9/29/2014|
|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
|Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law||Not Found||http://www.law.smu.edu/Prospective-Students/J-D--Programs/How-to-Apply.aspx||9/29/2014|
|Southern University Law Center||Not Found||http://www.sulc.edu/||9/29/2014|