Financial Aid

Santa Clara Law’s Financial Aid Office is dedicated to providing service and information that make financing your legal education possible.  We offer individual financial aid counseling as well as several workshops throughout the year covering information from how to obtain financial aid to how to budget for loan repayment. If you have any questions about the information available on this website, please contact us by e-mailing or by calling (408) 554-5048.


Tuition for the 2014-15 academic year is $1,568 per unit.  The tuition for full-time is based on 30 units per year (15 units per semester).  Tuition for part-time is based on 21 units per year (11 units for the fall semester and 10 units for the spring semester).  Fee and tuition charges for the 2014-15 academic year are:

  • Full-time      $47,040 ($23,520 per semester)
  • Part-time     $32,968 ($16,464 per semester)

The student budget also known as the “cost of attendance” is comprised of required tuition and estimated expenses for the academic year (August – May).

2014-15 Student Budget
Full-time Part-time
Tuition  $47,040  $32,968
Room and Board  $14,874  $14,874
Books    $1,314    $1,314
Transportation    $2,016    $2,016
Personal Expenses    $3,658    $3,658
Loan Fees    $1,418    $1,418
Total  $70,320  $56,208
Information for Entering Students:
Guide to Law Financial Aid
Scholarships and Fellowships
Typical Aid Packages
International Students
Tuition and Payment Deadlines
Loans & Work Study (Federal Aid)
Information for Current Students:
Bar Study Loans
Loan Repayment Information
Tuition and Payment Deadlines
Financial Aid Resources:
Payment Plan
Financial Aid Blog
Scholarship Blog
External Scholarships

Contact Information:

Santa Clara University Law Financial Aid 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053

(408) 554-5048 (408) 554-7897 fax