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Financing Law School

 

Creighton University School of Law will work with you to secure financial aid, including merit-based scholarships and government loans. The scholarship program is administered by the Law School and the loan programs are administered by the Creighton University Office of Financial Aid.

To apply for government loan assistance, for which need may be a factor; you are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA may be completed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov after January 1 prior to the August in which you plan to enter law school.  Creighton University's school code for the FAFSA is 002542.   

A student enrolled in a professional school program at Creighton is considered independent and does not need to report parental information on the FAFSA.  

 

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Scholarships


Scholarship Retention Data

The Creighton Law School scholarship policy seeks to reward continued academic performance as well as provide an opportunity to grant funding to students who may not have received a scholarship initially but who have excelled in the law school setting.  Students who were awarded a merit based scholarship upon acceptance their first year must rank in the top 40% of the class in order to maintain the scholarship at its current level.  This class ranking will be measured at the end of the Spring semester.  Students who rank between the 41%-60% of their class will retain one-half of their scholarship, and students who rank in the bottom 40% of the class will not retain any of the award.  Students who lose some of their scholarship money the first year of law school but regain their class rank will have their scholarship reinstated to the full amount for the third year of law school.

Students who were not awarded a scholarship upon acceptance to their first year of law school, must rank in the top fifteen percent of the class in order to be considered for a scholarship for the second and third years of law school.  Each award will be handled on an individual basis.

Students Matriculating in

Number of Entering Students with Conditional Scholarships

Number of Students with Conditional Scholarships that have Since Been Reduced or Eliminated

2012

54

24

2011

42

15

2010

57

30


In addition to the conditional scholarships awarded by the Law School, the Law School also awards a number of non-conditional scholarships.  Information on the total scholarships awarded by the Law School is shown below.

Year

Total Number of Students in Entering Class

Number of Students Receiving a Scholarship

Percent of 1L Students Receiving Scholarships

Number of Students Receiving a New Scholarship (after 1L year)

Number of Students Receiving an Increase in their Scholarship (after 1L year)

Total Number of Students with Increased or New Scholarships (after 1L year)

2012

130

74

57%

1

2

3

2011

132

68

52%

3

8

5

2010

139

71

51%

3

18

11


Loan Assistance

Loan Repayment Assistance Program