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Federal Loan Options

In order to receive federal loans, you must be an eligible US citizen or permanent resident.

Complete the 2019-20 FAFSA online after January 1 at using BLS school code G02677. 

For federal loan programs, all law students are independent, so you should not include parental income or asset information on your FAFSA. The FAFSA determines your eligibility for Federal Unsubsidized Loans, Graduate Plus Loans, and Federal Work-Study. Some students are selected for verification; if you are, you will be required to submit your 2018 Federal Income Tax Return to the Office of Financial Aid if you are selected.

Application Instructions

In order to borrow loans you must submit the Brooklyn Law Loan Request by email to our Financial Aid Office at

In addition, you must submit the following at

  • Sign a Master Promissory Note for your Unsubsidized Loan; this MPN will be good for 10 years
  • Complete your Entrance Counseling
  • If you need additional loan funding, you can apply for a Graduate Plus Loan up to cost of attendance (less other aid and sign a second Master Promissory Note for Graduate Plus Loan

No Federal Loans can be disbursed without your completed Entrance Counseling and your signed Master Promissory Note(s).

Office of Financial Aid
111 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 780-7915
(718) 228-6796
Monday - Friday 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm