Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA


It is the responsibility of each student to ensure that all necessary forms are completed and submitted to the Financial Aid Office prior to the deadlines indicated below.

Federal Perkins Loans, Institutional Loans, Federal Work Study, Scholarships

  • Returning students: March 15
  • Entering students: June 1

The deadline for Entering Students must be met regardless of the date of acceptance for admission to the law school.

Federal Direct Stafford, Grad PLUS and Private Loan Programs

While there is no actual application deadline for these loans, continuing and accepted students who plan to use these loans to cover tuition charges must complete their financial aid paperwork by June 1 each year. After this deadline, students may still apply for aid, but they will be required to pay 20% of tuition prior to attending classes.