Tuition is $795.00 per credit hour.

Full-Time:

Annual Tuition (30 credits): $23,850.00

Part-Time:

Annual Tuition (24 credits): $19,080.00

When registering for the first semester at MSLAW, students are assessed a one time non-refundable building fund charge of $750.00.

If accepted, there is a $300.00 non-refundable seat deposit that is credited to your tuition once registered.

Lynn Bowab
Director of Financial Aid
978.681.0800 X136
bowab@mslaw.edu

Kathy Perry
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Alumni Liaison
978.681.0800 X140
perry@mslaw.edu

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. For additional information, contact Kathy Perry.

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 Lynn Bowab

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 bowab@mslaw.edu

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 bowab@mslaw.edu.  MSL billing will adhere to the requirements of and comply with S2248 PL115-407 Section 103. 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 a certificate of eligibility.

MSLAW requires VA students looking to use their VA benefits to complete and submit, at each registration, a MSLAW Veteran’s Verification Form to the Financial Aid Office for processing (these forms can be found outside the Financial Aid Office or by contacting Lynn Bowab at Bowab@mslaw.edu) and a certificate of eligibility from the VA. A covered Individual is any individual who is entitled to educational assistance under chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits. MSL permits any covered individual to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the educational institution a certificate of eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under chapter 31 or 33 (a “certificate of eligibility” can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for chapter 31 authorization purposes) and ending on the earlier of the following dates: The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution; 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the certificate of eligibility.

MSL does not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under chapter 31 or 33. MSL billing adheres to the requirements of and comply with S2248 PL115-407 Section 103 (Please note: Students taking 15-12 credits is considered full-time, 11 credits to 7 credits is considered part time, 6 credits is considered half-time and students taking less than 6 credits is considered less than half time).  GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill).

Withdrawal
Students who wish to withdraw from the Massachusetts School of Law should submit a hard copy letter (email is not sufficient) to the registrar’s office. A student who submits a letter of withdrawal is withdrawing from the entire program, not just for a semester and is not eligible to return in future semesters without permission of the Admissions Committee.