Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Washington and Lee assists students in financing their legal education through University merit scholarships, educational loans from state, federal and private lenders, and participation in federally-sponsored work and loan programs (Title IV). There are no need-based grants or scholarships available for law students.

Financial Aid

Educational loans are our only form of financial assistance other than merit scholarships. Students who wish to finance their legal education with educational loans must complete a FAFSA (W&L school code 003768) and direct that it be sent to Washington and Lee University. The University's Office of Financial Aid will not begin work on your file until your FAFSA has been received.

Merit Scholarships

For first-year students, qualification for a merit scholarship is based on undergraduate academic records, Law School Admission Test scores, probability of superior scholarship in the School of Law, potential for leadership in the legal profession, and character.

Research Assistants

Learn more about opportunities to research with faculty during your time at W&L Law.

Third Party Scholarships

W&L Law encourages you to explore the AccessLex Institute database as well as our cumulative list for third party scholarships specific to law students.

Billing at W&L Law

At W&L, our tuition payment system allows users to view bills and make electronic payments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any location via the internet.