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|Applicants: Please contact individual law schools for the most accurate information.|
|LSAC Fee Waiver Program||"The basic criterion for receiving the LSAC fee waiver is the absolute inability to pay for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service (CAS). 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||5/18/2017|
|Law School||Teach for America Fee Waiver||Application Fee Waiver Information||Law School Website||Accessed|
|Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law||"Applicants must submit an application (no fee) electronically through LSAC."||http://law.mercer.edu/admissions/apply/||5/22/2017|
|Akron School of Law||Not found||http://www.uakron.edu/law/admissions/||5/25/2017|
|Albany Law School||"To request an application fee waiver, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org"|
|American University Washington College of Law||"The $70.00 application fee will be automatically waived for any applications submitted by July 1st."||https://www.wcl.american.edu/admiss/faq.cfm#qualify||5/18/2017|
|Appalachian School of Law||"There is no application fee, but the application is accessed only through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). Interested candidates must obtain an account through LSAC; all documents supporting the application must be submitted for verification through this same entity which compiles what is known as the Credential Assembly Service (CAS)."||http://www.asl.edu/apply/||5/18/2017|
|Arizona Summit Law School||"There is no application fee required to apply."||https://www.azsummitlaw.edu/admissions/apply-now||5/22/2017|
|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.html||5/18/2017|
|Baylor University Law School||"Baylor Law does not charge an application fee."||http://www.baylor.edu/law/index.php?id=931894||5/18/2017|
|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). If you obtain an LSAC fee waiver, Berkeley’s application fee will be waived automatically when you apply."|
"In addition, Berkeley Law School offers a separate fee waiver program for applicants who participated in a program that is included in one of the 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)."
"The deadline to submit either fee waiver application is the end of business on January 1. Applicants who do not receive a waiver or who miss the deadline must pay the fee."
|Boston College Law School||We 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 email@example.com or 617.552.4351 for assistance.||http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/admission/faq.html||5/25/2017|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information."||http://www.law2.byu.edu/site/admissions/apply-now||5/22/2017|
|Brooklyn Law School||"Brooklyn Law School does not charge an admission application fee."||http://www.brooklaw.edu/Admissions/apply/howtoapply.aspx?||5/22/2017|
|California Western School of Law||"There is no application fee."||https://www.cwsl.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/jd-admissions/apply/how-to-apply/application-components||5/25/2017|
|Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law||"There is no application fee for 1L applications for Fall 2017."|
Check website for update. Last checked: 05/25/2017
|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/||5/19/2017|
|Case Western Reserve University School of Law||"We waive the application fee if you apply online."||http://law.case.edu/Admissions/Apply.aspx||5/18/2017|
|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##feewaiver||5/18/2017|
|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 email@example.com. |
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/||5/18/2017|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law||"Application fee waived for 2017 J.D. applicants"||http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/prospective-students/jd-program-admissions||11/21/2016|
|City University of New York School of Law at Queens College||Not 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/howtoapply||5/19/2017|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org outlining your reasons for requesting the waiver. "||http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/graduate-legal-studies/llm-program/frequently-asked-questions||5/22/2017|
|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-now||5/18/2017|
|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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (this does not include participation in a foreign military service).
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"
|Creighton University School of Law||"Application Fee: Waived"|
|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.aspx||5/18/2017|
|Drake University Law School||"The $50 fee is waived for electronic applications. Choose to 'request a fee waiver' during the online application process."||http://www.law.drake.edu/admissions/?pageID=applicationInstructions||5/18/2017|
|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||5/18/2017|
|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||5/18/2017|
|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||5/19/2017|
|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||5/19/2017|
|Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law||You may submit an online application through www.lsac.org...|
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact: John Bradley at email@example.com or (334)386-7910
|Florida A&M University College of Law||"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/||5/25/2017|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||"Complete Coastal Law's online application. There is no application fee to apply."||http://fcsl.edu/blogs/admissions/apply-florida-coastal/||5/19/2017|
|Florida International University Law||Not 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-procedures||5/19/2017|
|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"
|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_jd||5/19/2017|
|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-process||5/19/2017|
|Georgetown Law Center||TFA||"Fee waivers will be granted to those who receive a need-based application fee waiver from LSAC. Georgetown Law is currently accepting merit-based application fee waivers for Fall 2017. 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."||http://www.law.georgetown.edu/admissions-financial-aid/jd-admissions/full-time-part-time-program/application-fee-waiver/index.cfm||5/18/2017|
|Georgia State University Colege of Law||Not Found|
For more information, please contact the Admissions Office by calling (404)413-9200
|Golden Gate University School of Law||"There is no fee to apply."||http://law.ggu.edu/admissions/application-requirements||5/19/2017|
|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||5/19/2017|
|Harvard University Law School||"If you are granted an LSAC fee waiver, your application fee will automatically be waived when you submit your fee waiver request to HLS."|
"Regarding our fee waiver, you may contact us to request an HLS-specific waiver by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Fee Waiver Request Form”. Some students, including most international students, are ineligible for LSAC fee waivers. If you’re ineligible by LSAC’s criteria, you may skip the LSAC request process described above and email us directly. Our application fee waivers are granted on the basis of financial need only."
"We do not offer automatic fee waivers on the basis of GPA, LSAT score, or participation in a specific group or program (for example, to TFA corps members or veterans). We do not provide retroactive fee waivers, refund application fees once they have been paid, or review applications without a paid application fee or approved fee waiver, so if you think you could benefit from a fee waiver when applying, we encourage you to begin this process early."
|Hofstra University, School of Law||"No application fee required."||http://law.hofstra.edu/admissions/jdprogram/howtoapply/index.html||5/18/2017|
|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://law.howard.edu/content/faqs-frequently-asked-questions||5/18/2017|
|Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law||"CAS registrants can access the electronic application at no additional charge beyond the CAS fee."||http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/jd/prepare-application/index.html||5/18/2017|
|Indiana University, Bloomington School of Law - Maurer School of Law||"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 email@example.com 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.shtml||5/18/2017|
|John Marshall Law School||"The application fee has been waived."||http://www.jmls.edu/admission/jd/||5/18/2017|
|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/||5/18/2017|
|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 Law||"A $50 nonrefundable application fee is generally paid online at LSAC when your application is complete. However, your application fee for 2016-2017 academic year admission is waived!"|
|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||"Application fee waived for the 2016-2017 cycle."|
|Loyola University - New Orleans College of Law||"LOYOLA COLLEGE OF LAW APPLICATION FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED."||http://law.loyno.edu/apply-now||5/19/2017|
|Loyola University-Chicago School of Law||"Application Fee is waived for all entering JD program applicants."||http://www.luc.edu/law/admission/jdadmissions/howtoapply/||5/19/2017|
|Marquette University Law School||"Alumni Endorsed Fee Waiver"||http://law.marquette.edu/marquette-lawyers/alumni-endorsed-fee-waiver||5/19/2017|
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org);"||http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/timeframe-reqs.html||5/19/2017|
|Mississippi College School of Law||Not Found.|
For more information, please contact the Mississippi College School of Law at (601)925-7100.
|Mitchell Hamline School of Law||"Mitchell Hamline School of Law does not charge an application fee."||http://mitchellhamline.edu/admission/applying/||5/18/2017|
|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 email@example.com."
|New York Law School||"Complete a NYLS application. The application is FREE!"||http://www.nyls.edu/admissions/j-d-applicants/how-to-apply/||5/19/2017|
|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|
For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at email@example.com.
|Northeastern University School of Law||TFA||There 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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_waiver||5/19/2017|
|Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law||Not Found|
For more information, please contact the Office of admissions at (859)572-5841.
|Northwestern University School of Law||"As an incentive for prospective applicants to apply early (between September 1 to December 1), we offer application fee waivers to any prospective JD applicant who simply fills out our registration form. This form can be found on our Apply page. A fee waiver code will be generated and emailed within 2-3 business days.
From time to time during the admissions cycle, we also send fee waivers to candidates who are registered with LSAC's Credential Referral Service and who meet the Admissions Committee’s criteria. In order to be considered, be sure to check the CRS box when registering your LSAC account. Members of the Admissions team may also offer fee waivers to prospective applicants that they meet at the fall recruiting events we attend.
After December 1st, in order for a prospective applicant to obtain an application fee waiver, they must submit a complete need-based JD Fee Waiver Application and provide supporting documentation along with it. LSAC fee waiver recipients must still complete the application and attach a copy of your LSAC fee waiver notification. Need based fee waiver requests are reviewed weekly and notices or requests for additional documentation are sent out via email."
|Notre Dame Law School||TFA||"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.|
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||5/19/2017|
|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||5/19/2017|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||Not Found|
For more information, please contact Oklahoma City University School of Law at (405)208-5337.
|Pace University School of Law||Not Found|
For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (914)422-4210.
|Pepperdine University School of Law||"$60 non-refundable application fee - Waived for the 2017 application"||https://law.pepperdine.edu/admissions/juris-doctor/application-requirements.htm||11/21/2016|
|Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law — Puerto Rico||Not Found|
|Quinnipiac University School of Law||Not Found.|
For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (203)582-3400.
|Regent University School of Law||See Fee Waiver Application||http://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/admissions/feewaiver.cfm||5/19/2017|
|Roger Williams University School of Law||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||5/19/2017|
|Rutgers University, Camden School of Law||TFA||"Fee waivers are available for applicants who show financial need. You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you have received and can provide a copy of a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) or served in the military, Teach for America, Americorps, or a similar program."||https://law.rutgers.edu/application-fee-waiver||5/18/2017|
|Rutgers University, Newark School of Law||TFA||"Fee waivers are available for applicants who show financial need. You may be eligible for a fee waiver if you have received and can provide a copy of a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) or served in the military, Teach for America, Americorps, or a similar program."||https://law.rutgers.edu/application-fee-waiver||5/18/2017|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||TFA||Not Found.|
For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (314)977-2800.
|Samford University Cumberland School of Law||"Application (no application fee)"||http://www.samford.edu/cumberlandlaw/apply||5/19/2017|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||"The application fee of $75 is waived this year."||http://law.scu.edu/admissions||5/19/2017|
|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-fees||5/19/2017|
|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||5/19/2017|
|South Texas College of Law||Not Found|
For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (713)659-8040.
|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|
For more information, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions (214)768-2549.
|Southern University Law Center||Not Found|
For more information, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions (225)771-2552.
|Southwestern University School of Law||"Southwestern honors the fee waivers assigned by LSAC."||http://www.swlaw.edu/studentservices/jdadmin/applicants||5/19/2017|