Regent Law Financial Aid

Master of Arts in Law

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Who Receives Financial Aid?

  • We awarded more than $4.4 million in scholarships and grants for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • More than 80 percent of our students receive financial aid in the form of Regent scholarships and grants.
  • More than 90 percent of our students receive assistance through other forms of aid, including loan programs.

Example of 2015-16 JD Tuition with Scholarship Budget

Expected Credit Hours Cost Per Credit Hour Total Tuition Before Aid
31 $1,140 $35,340
Academic Fees Average Award for
JD program
Net Cost Before Loans
$640 $14,978 $19,412
Stafford Loan Eligibility Grad PLUS Loan Potential Potential Loan Refund (After Loan Fees)*
$20,500 $18,087 $18,199

*Stafford Loan Fees are 1.051%; Grad PLUS loan fees are 4.204%.

Estimated Living Expenses for 2015-16 Full-time JD Student

  Two Terms (Fall/Spring)
Books and Supplies $1,500
Room and Board $10,170
Transportation $2,925
Personal Expenses $3,150
TOTAL $17,745

Use this worksheet to calculate a picture of your financial needs.

Tuition & Fees for 2015-16

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  • The JD tuition rate for the 2015-2016 academic year is $1,140 per credit hour:  First-year, full-time program is $35,340 (31 credit hours); first-year, Two-Year Accelerated program is $49,020 (43 credit hours); and first-year, part-time program is $26,220 (23 credit hours)
  • Academic fees for 2015-16 for off-campus students are $640 (including technology $500, Student Bar Association $100, COGS $40); on-campus students have an additional $50 for a health service fee totaling $690. Parking may be an additional $100 per semester.
  • Add/Drop: In order to receive 100% refund of tuition, a student must drop the class for which the tuition has been assessed by the end of the first week of class. A 50% refund will be available through the end of the second week of classes. 
  • Refunds: If students request loan money to cover the cost of living, then the refund will be sent either through direct deposit or mailed the Thursday following the conclusion of the 100% Add/Drop period, approximately 10 days after the start of classes. Read more about refunds.

Types of Financial Aid

  1. Regent Law Scholarships & Grants: learn more
  2. University-wide Scholarships and Grants: learn more
  3. Federal Student Loans: Federal Student Loans (Stafford new window and Graduate PLUS new window) are applicable toward the entire cost of attendance.
  • Stafford Loans have an annual limit of $20,500 (unsubsidized).
  • Graduate PLUS Loans usually cover the remaining cost of attendance after other aid (Stafford Loans, scholarships, and grants) is applied.
  • FAFSA new window is required for all federal student loans. Regent University's code is 030913.
  • All federal and private loans are facilitated through the Central Financial Aid Office.
  • New students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1 and should not wait for an admission decision.
  • No financial commitment is made until loan funds are disbursed to the university in mid-August.