Tuition and Financial Aid

Financing Your LL.M.


photo of Anheuser-Busch HallTuition for the 2013-14 academic year is $2,085 USD per credit. There are 24 credits required to complete the program. Total tuition cost is $50,040 USD. This total tuition cost is not due up front. Tuition payments are broken down by term. Students are only responsible for paying for the courses in which they are enrolled in for the term.

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Aid for International Students

International students should explore funding options in their home countries. Talk with your employer about tuition benefits that may be available to you, including tuition reimbursement and low-cost loans. Based on your country of residence you may also have access to education loans through private lenders.

United States Federal Financial Aid

To qualify for United States federal financial aid through the U.S. Department of Education, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. The sources of aid are the Federal Direct Stafford Loan program and the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan program. Consistent with the policy of most professional schools, we assume that you will bear the primary cost burden of your educational expenses. Therefore, long-term loans are the primary source of financial assistance.

To apply for loans, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Washington University Application for Financial Aid.

The Law School application for financial aid can be completed online:

To ensure that loans are disbursed on a timely basis, you should start the financial aid loan process no later than 60 days prior to the start of your first term.

To file your FAFSA online, go to The FAFSA code for Washington University is 002520.


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