How much will it cost to attend law school?

It is important to calculate the total cost of your legal education, which is more than just books. This should include the costs for:

  • Researching and applying to law school
  • Relocating to a new area
  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Transportation and personal expenses
  • Taking Bar preparatory classes
  • Bar examination fees
  • Bar membership

How much is tuition at Oklahoma City University School of Law?

Tuition and fees per year are as follows:

  • Students enrolled in the full-time program: $34,330
  • Students enrolled in the part-time program: $23,710

What additional fees are required for 1L students?

Each law student is responsible for the following:

  • Student Service Fees Law (full-time)
  • Student Bar Association
  • Academic Enrichment Fee
  • Technology Fee
  • Academic Success Fee
  • Parking permits may be acquired for $150

How do I apply for scholarships?

Depending on the scholarship, you may be required to complete an application. Applicants for merit scholarships, however, will automatically be considered for scholarships by the Admissions Committee. Selected applicants will receive information about the award with his or her acceptance letter. If you’re applying for the Hatton W. Sumners scholarship, there is an additional application that must be submitted by February 1. To be considered for the Hatton W. Sumners scholarship, your application file, including the CAS report, must also be received by the Admissions Office by February 1. Please download the application or contact the School of Law Admissions Office.

How do I apply for federal loans?

Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as close to January 1 as possible. The Title IV institutional code for Oklahoma City University is 003166. If you have never filed a FAFSA or have lost your Personal Identification Number (PIN), apply for a PIN first.

Who is eligible for federal loans?

U.S. citizens and permanent residents not in active bankruptcy or in default of prior federal student loans, are eligible to apply.

How important is my credit history?

Credit history is very important. Options are extremely limited for students unable to qualify for Graduate Plus loans and your eligibility is based, in part, upon your credit history.

How do I check my credit history?

Start by ordering your three-bureau report to review your credit history. If your report suggests that securing Graduate Plus loans will be difficult, we encourage you to pursue credit counseling and/or be prepared to secure a co-signer if Graduate Plus loans are necessary for you to pursue a legal degree.

When will I know what kind of financial aid I will receive?

You will receive an award notification approximately three to five weeks after admission.

Who should I contact if I have questions about financial aid?

Contact the Oklahoma City University Financial Aid Department at (405) 208-5211.

What kind of financial aid is available for international students?

Like all applicants, international students will be considered for merit-based awards. Citibank offers a private credit-based loan to international students. Some restrictions apply.

Can I work while attending law school?

Oklahoma City University School of Law strongly recommends that a full-time student not have any outside employment during the first year of law school. After you have completed your first year or if you are a part-time student, you will be permitted to work based on the number of credit-hours you are taking. A full-time student is not permitted to work more than 15 hours a week without permission from the academic dean.

 Resources & Links

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Direct Loans: Loan information and applications

Fastweb: Scholarship Search and Expert Tips and Financial Aid

LSAC: A Financial Aid Introduction

FINAID: The Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid

FICO SCORE: Order your credit report before you begin applying for loans.


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