Financial Aid Process

Acquiring a legal education requires a substantial financial investment, which is why Oklahoma City University School of Law is committed to assisting students acquire scholarships, low-interest educational loans, and part-time and summer employment.  For example, the law chool awards over one million dollars each year in scholarships, and we participate, exclusively, in the  William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (DL).   CLICK HERE to learn more about the direct lending program.

FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

Step 1: Submit FAFSA and review Financial Aid Fast Facts for Law Students
Beginning January 1st, using your tax returns, you should complete your FAFSA form at
www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Title IV institutional code for Oklahoma City University is 003166.  FAFSA is required for all federal loans.

Step 2: Award Letters
After you have submitted your FAFSA, you will receive a Financial Aid Award Notification via Oklahoma City University student email from the Financial Aid Office.  Please review and accept your awards via Blue Link immediately — your loans will not be processed without your acceptance.  If you have not received an award letter after submitting the FAFSA and any other requested documents, require assistance in acquiring student loans, or have other questions regarding the aid process, please contact the Student Financial Services Office at 405.208.5211 immediately.

Step 3: Pre-Loan Counseling
Please note:  All incoming students who have accepted loans must complete pre-loan entrance counseling located HERE.

Step 4: Distribution of Aid

If you are receiving financial aid (scholarships or loans), your aid will be credited against your tuition costs and any excess aid will be made available (refunded) to you via direct deposit into your bank account.  Direct deposit forms are available online by CLICKING HERE.

You will also find information regarding scheduled refund dates HERE.

DATES & DEADLINES

January

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

February 1

To receive priority consideration for Oklahoma City University School of Law Scholarships, your completed law school application and LSDAS report must be received by February 1st.

March 1

Financial Aid deadline.

FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

The following are resources available to you should you need additional assistance:

OCU Student Financial Services

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Access Group

Fastweb

LSAC

FINAID

FICO SCORE