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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-waivers5/18/2017
Law SchoolTeach for America Fee WaiverApplication Fee Waiver InformationLaw School WebsiteAccessed
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law"Applicants must submit an application (no fee) electronically through LSAC."http://law.mercer.edu/admissions/apply/10/19/2017
Akron School of LawNot foundhttp://www.uakron.edu/law/admissions/10/19/2017
Albany Law School"To request an application fee waiver, please contact admissions@albanylaw.edu"
American University Washington College of Law"The $70.00 application fee will be automatically waived for any applications submitted by December 31, 2017. Only the application needs to be submitted to have the fee waived."https://www.wcl.american.edu/admiss/faq.cfm#qualify10/12/2017
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/10/12/2017
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law"*In honor of ASU Law’s 50th anniversary, we are waiving this year’s JD application fee."https://law.asu.edu/admissions/apply/jd10/12/2017
Arizona Summit Law School"There is no application fee required to apply."https://www.azsummitlaw.edu/admissions/apply-now10/12/2017
Ave Maria School of LawContact Ave Maria School of Law for more informationhttps://www.avemarialaw.edu/law-schools/10/12/2017
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.html10/12/2017
Baylor University Law School"Baylor Law does not charge an application fee."http://www.baylor.edu/law/index.php?id=93189410/12/2017
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law — Yeshiva University."To request a waiver of the application fee, please email lawinfor@yu.edu. Please note, Cardozo will automatically waive the application fee for applicants who have been granted fee waivers through LSAC."http://www.cardozo.yu.edu/admissions/jd-admissions/apply-jd10/12/2017
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). 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 SchoolWe offer Teach for America, U.S. Armed Forces, Peace Corps and Americorp/VISTA fee wavier opportunities.Please contact Boston College Law School for more information.http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/law/admission-aid.html10/12/2017
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?10/19/2017
California Western School of Law"There is no fee to apply."https://www.cwsl.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/jd-admissions/apply10/19/2017
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law"There is no application fee for 1L applications for Fall 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/10/19/2017
Case Western Reserve University School of Law"We prefer that you use the electronic application, and waive the application fee for applications electronically submitted."http://law.case.edu/Admissions/Apply.aspx10/19/2017
Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law"As a part of our effort to convert our office to a fully paperless process this year, we will be offering automatic application fee waivers for anyone who applies electronically through the LSAC before our preferred deadline."http://www.law.edu/admissions/csl/applyingapps.cfm10/19/2017
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 lawadmission@chapman.edu.

If you have obtained a fee waiver from LSAC, the application fee is automatically waived upon completion of your application."
Chicago-Kent College of Law"Application fee waived for 2018 J.D. applicants"http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/prospective-students/jd-program-admissions10/19/2017
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/howtoapply10/19/2017
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 gls@law.columbia.edu outlining your reasons for requesting the waiver. "http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/graduate-legal-studies/llm-program/frequently-asked-questions10/19/2017
Concordia University School of Law"Concordia Law Application Fee: $0"http://law.cu-portland.edu/admission-financial-aid/apply-now10/19/2017
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"
Creighton University School of Law"Application Fee: Waived"
Delaware Law School, Widener UniversityNot found. Please contact the Delaware Law School Office of Admissions.http://delawarelaw.widener.edu/prospective-students/jd-program/apply/10/26/2017
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.aspx10/26/2017
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=applicationInstructions10/26/2017
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#fee10/26/2017
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-process5/18/2017
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.xhtml5/19/2017
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 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.html5/19/2017
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"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 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-procedures5/19/2017
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_jd5/19/2017
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-process5/19/2017
Georgetown Law CenterTFA"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."

Georgia State University Colege of LawNot 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-requirements5/19/2017
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 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 jdadmiss@law.harvard.edu 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.html5/18/2017
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-questions5/18/2017
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.html5/18/2017
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 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.shtml5/18/2017
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 2018."
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!"

Last checked: 10/26/2017. Please contact Liberty University School of Law for current information.

Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center"The application fee is waived for students that submit an application on or before March 1, 2018."http://www.law.lsu.edu/admissions/faq/10/26/2017
Loyola Law School - Los Angeles"Application fee waived for the 2017-2018 cycle."
Loyola University - New Orleans College of Law"LOYOLA COLLEGE OF LAW APPLICATION FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED."http://law.loyno.edu/apply-now5/19/2017
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-waiver5/19/2017
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: admiss@law.msu.edu);"http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/timeframe-reqs.html5/19/2017
Mississippi College School of LawNot 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 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/5/19/2017
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 Found

For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at law_admissions@nccu.edu.
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_waiver5/19/2017
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of LawNot 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 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"Complete and submit ONU Law's free online application."http://law.onu.edu/admissions/prospective_students/applying_law_school5/19/2017
Oklahoma City University School of LawNot Found

For more information, please contact Oklahoma City University School of Law at (405)208-5337.
Pace University School of LawNot 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 2018 application"https://law.pepperdine.edu/admissions/juris-doctor/application-requirements.htm10/26/2017
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law — Puerto RicoNot Found
Quinnipiac University School of LawNot Found.

For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (203)582-3400.
Regent University School of LawSee Fee Waiver Applicationhttp://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/admissions/feewaiver.cfm5/19/2017
Roger Williams University School of LawAlumni 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 LawTFA"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-waiver5/18/2017
Rutgers University, Newark School of LawTFA"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-waiver5/18/2017
Saint Louis University School of LawTFANot 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/apply5/19/2017
Santa Clara University School of Law"The application fee of $75 is waived this year."http://law.scu.edu/admissions5/19/2017
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-fees5/19/2017
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 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
Standard Budget."
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawNot Found

For more information, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions (214)768-2549.
Southern University Law CenterNot 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/applicants5/19/2017
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