Financial Aid Office

Our office stands ready to help students develop a financial plan that meets their educational goals. Read our Financial Aid Code of Conduct. Contact a Cooley representative to:

• Learn how to pay for law school
• Review scholarship opportunities
• Explore loan repayment options
• Design a financial aid package that meets your needs

Cooley's tuition is very competitive with that of other private law schools, and it is among the most affordable private law schools. We have a two level tuition program. How much does it cost?

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Michigan campuses:
Melissa Crips 517-371-5140 ext 2248
Florida campus:
Brianne Myers 813-419-5100 ext 5155

Scholarships »

Scholarships - up to 100% of tuition »

These scholarships are based on your Admission Index and LSAT score. We use a straightforward formula to determine eligibility.


How to Apply for Financial Aid

Incoming May 2015 »

Entering Sept 2015 & Beyond »

LL.M. Students »

Tuition »

2014-15 Tuition Rates »

How to Receive Your Loan Proceeds »

All students will receive an email to their Cooley account from the Financial Aid Department when student loans have disbursed on your behalf. Check your loan status through

Lowering Costs, Reducing Debt, and Choosing a Law School »

President and Dean Don LeDuc's advice to law school applicants about the cost of attending law school and lowering law school debt.

Student Loan Default Rates

Institution's cohort default rate: enter the following code in the OPE-ID field: 012627
Two-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates

Student Debt Relief »

Loan forgiveness means a portion of the federal student loan debt is not paid back by the student. Loan Repayment Information

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