Financial Aid Overview
The Office of Financial Assistance is committed to providing students with financial aid information and resources to meet the educational costs of attending the School of Law. Our three-person staff assists students with all financial aid processes, including application procedures, resource comparison, and the utilization of funds. In accomplishing such, the School of Law provides more than eighty-six percent of its student body with some form of financial aid.
Juris Doctor (JD)
Financial assistance for those pursuing a JD include merit-based scholarships, restricted and endowed scholarships, federal loans, and other funding options.
Master of Laws (LLM)
Financial assistance for LLM candidates include scholarships for both international and domestic applicants, including full-tuition scholarships. Domestic Students enrolled in four units or more may be eligible for a Federal Stafford loan.
Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR)
Domestic and International MDR students are eligible for a variety of scholarships and grants. Domestic Students enrolled in four units or more may be eligible for a Federal Stafford loan.
Certificate in Dispute Resolution
While certificate candidates are not eligible for federal loans, assistance may be available to cover educational expenses through Pepperdine School of Law. Additionally, those pursuing the Certificate in Dispute Resolution are encouraged to contact a loan specialist outside the school for other opportunities.