Drake Law School’s tuition and debt levels have consistently been well below the national averages for private institutions. Employers nationwide have high regard for Drake Law graduates, and the practical education you receive here will prepare you for a rewarding professional life.
CostsThe 2013-14 estimated J.D. and LL.M. student budget is:
|Living Expenses (estimate)
|Loan Fee (estimate)
* $1,260 per credit hour for less than full-time
The financial assistance program at Drake is intended to provide you with the resources to finance your legal education completely.
Drake Law School awards more than $4 million in scholarships
annually. Approximately 55% of Drake Law students receive scholarships, and more than 90% receive government-funded loans
The amount and types of aid you are awarded depends upon your demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. Financial need is determined through an evaluation of the FAFSA. The fafsa may be filed at www.fafsa.ed.gov
and should be sent to Drake University (school code 001860).
Helpful WebsitesFinancial Aid-General
Student Financial Aid: www.finaid.org
Federal PIN Registration: www.pin.ed.gov
Mapping Your Future: www.mappingyourfuture.org
Student Guide to Federal Aid: www.studentaid.ed.gov/guide/National Scholarship Search Engines
Scholarship Search: http://www.scholarships.com/Repayment Information
Income Based Repayment: www.ibrinfo.org
Direct Consolidation Loans: www.loanconsolidation.ed.gov
Financial Aid Calculators: http://www.finaid.org/calculators/
for general information about the financial aid process and budgeting presented by Jeff Hanson, LSAC financial aid consultant.* At this time there are no scholarships allocated for LL.M. students.