Lynn Bowab
Director of Financial Aid
978.681.0800 X136

Kathy Perry
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Alumni Liaison
978.681.0800 X140

To receive financial aid, a student must be registered for at least half time (6 credits) per semester. All financial aid is to be used to help defray the costs of tuition and fees and other education-related expenses incurred during the academic year.

Direct Unsubsidized Loans

(Sometimes called Unsubsidized Stafford Loans) are federal student loans borrowed through the Direct Loans program that offer undergraduate and graduate and professional students a low fixed interest rate and flexible repayment terms. Demonstrated financial need is not required to qualify.  Students are not expected to make loans payments while in school.   Students are responsible for paying all of the interest that adds up, until the loan balance is paid off.  Student Direct Stafford annual loan limits of $20,500.00 per year for graduate students and a Direct Stafford Loans have a life-time  limit of $138,500.00, previous student loans must be paid or in good standing. 

Federal PLUS Loans for Graduate Students

Federal PLUS loans are for creditworthy graduates and professional-degree students enrolled at least half time in an eligible program.  The loan amount can be up to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid received unless the school has its own limits. Most students borrow additional living expenses which range from an additional

Payment Plans

A student may pay in four installments. Under this installment plan, twenty-five percent of a student’s tuition for the semester must be paid at registration and additional payments of twenty-five percent must be paid at the end of each succeeding monthly period until the full amount of tuition has been paid. Interest on unpaid balances is charged at .88% per month. Questions regarding tuition bills can bill emailed to

Third Party Authorization by employer, VA benefits or a prepaid tuition program 

All authorizations and completed paperwork should be received prior to payment due date.  All company authorizations must be on company letterhead and by the appropriate company representative and can be emailed to

Veterans Benefits

The Massachusetts School of Law is approved to certify U.S Veterans for educational benefits through Chapter 30 Active Duty, Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation, Chapter 32 Veterans Educational Assistance, Chapter 33 Post 9/11, Chapter 35 Survivor and Dependents, Chapter 1606 Selected Reserve and Chapter 1607 Reserve Educational Assistance. Students looking to use their VA benefits should first contact their local office to obtain their personal eligibility and for any additional questions students may contact MSL’s Department of VA Educational Liaison Lynn Bowab, at  MSL billing will adhere to the requirements of and comply with S2248 PL115-407 Section 103.

To receive the latest information concerning MSLAW, please contact Kathy Perry.

Massachusetts School of Law’s financial aid office is available to all students. Please contact either Lynn or Kathy to obtain the application materials and the instructions.