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Tuition and Scholarships

2021-22 Academic Year
Estimated expenses for Academic Year 2020-2021 are provided below. Tuition will not be finalized for Academic Year 2021-2022 until July 2021 after Board of Trustees approval. Students should expect an increase in tuition each year.
Direct Expenses:  
  Tuition    $51,143
  Fees      $1,084
Other Estimated Expenses:  
  Health Insurance *      $3,336
  Books & Supplies **      $2,000
  Housing      $8,000
  Food      $5,200
  Utilities      $2,600
  Other Miscellaneous Expenses ***      $3,568
  Transportation      $2,400
Total Estimated Costs    $79,331
   

* The health insurance expense amount covers the cost for the student only. Dependents would be an additional cost. ** Expected books and supplies expenses are calculated at $192 per 3 credit hours. *** The miscellaneous expenses amount includes allowances for clothing, laundry, medical expenses, recreation, and personal care.  

Scholarship Opportunities

We award merit-based scholarships to outstanding LL.M. applicants. Typical awards range from $5,000 to $30,000. All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships and no separate form is required. No special application is required, but applicants may be required to provide financial information to determine the award. Scholarship awards are based on several criteria, including: 1) academic performance, 2) professional experience, 3) financial need, and 4) other professional and personal experience (e.g., volunteer activities and initiatives demonstrating exceptional leadership skills).

Non-U.S. residents usually do not qualify for U.S. government-sponsored student financial aid. However, many privately funded scholarship sources are available to international students. Students are strongly encouraged to begin the scholarship search as soon as possible in order to meet application deadlines.

Here's a list of our current scholarship opportunities:

 

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Penn State Law also partners with Postgrad Solutions which offers LL.M. need-based scholarships. You can find more information here.  Postgrad Solutions is offering two Global LL.M. Study Bursaries and two U.S. LL.M. Study Bursaries. They are open to international students and aim to help students fund their chosen master of laws program.


COLFUTURO Scholarship Program oriented to students from Columbia