Welcome to Financial Aid

Department of Education announcement regarding the Student Debt Relief Plan (August 24, 2022).

Department of Education announcement regarding a change to Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules for a limited time as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency.

Department of Education announcement regarding federal student loan payments during the COVID-19 national emergency.

The Financial Aid Office provides counseling and resources relevant to financing your legal education. We offer expert advice on maximizing your institutional aid, minimizing your federal loan borrowing, budgeting, and loan repayment.

Your legal education is a major investment and you are urged to begin planning your finances as the admissions process begins. The Washington College of Law maintains a variety of financial aid programs that assist in making law school more affordable.

The Financial Aid Office looks forward to working with you to help develop your law school financial plan.

Types of Aid and Resources


Veterans Benefits

The AUWCL Financial Aid Office proudly partners with the Veterans Center on American University's main campus to support and assist veterans pursuing a legal education.

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