Scholarships and Grants

Since Brooklyn Law School offers the flexibility of 2, 3 and 4 year JD programs, our tuition is charged on a per-credit hour basis and differs between the programs in terms of annual cost. However, Brooklyn Law School is committed to addressing the issue of affordability in legal education and has among the lowest average tuition charges of any private law school in New York State. All students must earn a minimum of 85 credits to graduate, and standard tuition covers those 85 credits, plus an additional 3 free credit hours for a total of 88 credit hours.

Since students in the Accelerated 2-Year program earn the same number of credits as standard 3-Year program students in a more compressed timeframe, their tuition charges are higher annually, but breaks down to the same expense on a percredit basis. Merit scholarship awards for 2-year students are also adjusted to apply to the higher number of credits and preserve the affordability of a Brooklyn Law education.

Below are annual tuition estimates based on typical student credit loads per academic year:

  • Our public service funding programs are some of the most generous in the nation. We provide public service grants to every student who wishes to work during the summer at a government agency, public interest or non-profit organization. Last academic year, approximately 400 students were able to take advantage of these opportunities even though many employers do not have the budget to pay law students. All students are eligible to apply for a grant.

Learn more about the students at Brooklyn Law School

Have questions? We have answers.

Office of Financial Aid
One Boerum Place, 2nd Floor
Telephone: (718) 780-7915
Fax: (718) 228-6796

Mailing Address
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Please contact us if you need to schedule an appointment during off-business hours.