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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-waivers9/29/2015
Law SchoolTeach for America Fee WaiverApplication Fee Waiver InformationLaw School WebsiteAccessed
Akron School of Law"Apply Online Free!"http://www.uakron.edu/law/admissions/9/29/2015
Albany Law SchoolTransfer students can apply online with no application fee required.http://www.albanylaw.edu/admissions/apply/Pages/transfers.aspx9/29/2015
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.cfm9/29/2015
Appalachian School of LawAppalachian School of Law does not have an application fee.http://www.asl.edu/Admissions/Apply.html10/19/2015
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/FAQ9/25/2015
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.html9/29/2015
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=747979/29/2015
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 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."

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 SchoolNot Foundhttp://www.bc.edu/schools/law/admission/faq.html9/29/2015
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"
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?9/29/2015
California Western School of LawThere is no application fee.http://www.cwsl.edu/main/default.asp?nav=admissions.asp&body=admissions/application.asp9/29/2015
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawThere is no application fee for 1L applications for Fall 2016.http://law.campbell.edu/page.cfm?id=201&n=instructions9/29/2015
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.aspx9/29/2015
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##feewaiver9/29/2015
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 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"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-admissions9/29/2015
City University of New York School of Law at Queens CollegeNot Foundhttp://www.law.cuny.edu/admissions/prospective.html9/29/2015
Cleveland State University Cleveland - Marshall College of Law"There is no application fee for applications submitted electronically. "https://www.law.csuohio.edu/applytoday/howtoapply9/29/2015
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 gls@law.columbia.edu outlining your reasons for requesting the waiver. "http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/graduate-legal-studies/llm-program/frequently-asked-questions9/25/2015
Concordia University School of Law"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://law.cu-portland.edu/admission-financial-aid/apply-now10/21/2015
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.

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/apply9/29/2015
Delaware Law School, Widener University"The application fee is waived for any application received before February 1st."http://delawarelaw.widener.edu/prospective-students/jd-program/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.aspx9/29/2015
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#fee9/29/2015
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-process9/29/2015
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.xhtml9/29/2015
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 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.html9/29/2015
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 LawNot 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"
http://law.fordham.edu/admissions/30644.htm http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Admissions/Fordham_Law_Fee_Waiver_Form(2).pdf9/29/2015
Franklin Pierce Law Center"There is no fee to apply for the JD program."http://law.unh.edu/apply/checklist.php9/29/2015
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_jd9/29/2015
George Washington University Law School"Application fee waivers can be obtained by LSAC."http://www.law.gwu.edu/Admissions/JD/Pages/Checklist.aspx9/29/2015
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 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 LawNot Foundhttp://law.gsu.edu/admissions/3180.html9/29/2015
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-requirements9/29/2015
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."
Hamline University School of LawNot Foundhttp://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 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.html9/29/2015
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/3389/29/2015
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 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/degrees/jd/faq.shtml9/29/2015
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law"There is no application fee."http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/jd/prepare-application/index.html10/19/2015
Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of LawNot 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 LawNot Foundhttp://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 AngelesNot foundhttp://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-now9/29/2015
Loyola University-Chicago School of Law"There is no application fee for Loyola University Chicago School of Law. See Applying as a New Student"
Marquette University Law School"Alumni Endorsed Fee Waiver"http://law.marquette.edu/marquette-lawyers/alumni-endorsed-fee-waiver9/29/2015
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: admiss@law.msu.edu);"http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/timeframe-reqs.html9/29/2015
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 Law | Boston"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 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/9/29/2015
Northeastern University School of LawTFA"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_waiver9/29/2015
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of LawNot Foundhttp://chaselaw.nku.edu/futurestudents/jd/apply.html9/29/2015
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.html9/29/2015
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"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"Complete and submit ONU Law’s free online application."http://law.onu.edu/admissions/prospective_students/applying_law_school9/29/2015
Oklahoma City University School of LawNot Foundhttp://law.okcu.edu/?page_id=356059/29/2015
Pace University School of LawNot Foundhttp://www.law.pace.edu/9/29/2015
Pacific McGeorge School of Law"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. "http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Future_Students/JD_Programs/Deadlines_and_Requirements.htm http://www.mcgeorge.edu/Application_Fee_Waiver_Request.htm9/29/2015
Pepperdine University School of Law"$60 non-refundable application fee - Waived for the 2016-17 application cycle"http://law.pepperdine.edu/admissions/juris-doctor/application-and-admission-process/9/29/2015
Arizona Summit Law School"There is no application fee required to apply."https://www.azsummitlaw.edu/admissions/apply-now9/29/2015
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=en9/29/2015
Quinnipiac University School of Law"Quinnipiac University School of Law is waiving the $65 application fee for all students who apply for Fall 2016." law.quinnipiac.edu
Regent University School of LawSee form.http://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/admissions/feewaiver.cfm9/29/2015
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 LawSee form.http://camlaw.rutgers.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid https://camlaw.rutgers.edu/sites/camlaw/files/feewaiverfrm_0.pdf9/29/2015
Rutgers University, Newark School of Law"Fee waivers are available for applicants who show financial need. Financial need shall be presumed if you received and can provide a copy of a fee waiver from LSAC. Alternatively, you may seek a fee waiver directly from our law school by sending a statement to Admissions. All information provided in the statement shall be kept in strict confidence.

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 LawTFA"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. "
Samford University Cumberland School of LawNot found.http://www.samford.edu/cumberlandlaw/apply9/29/2015
Santa Clara University School of Law"The application fee of $75 is waived this year."http://law.scu.edu/admissions/apply/9/29/2015
Seattle University School of LawApply for free online until Feb. 1! After Feb. 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-fees9/29/2015
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.html9/29/2015
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."