Financial aid in the form of loans or scholarships is available to students with demonstrated academic ability and financial need. Merit-based scholarship aid is available to both domestic and international applicants.

New Scholarship Opportunity: the Global Professionalism scholarship.

This substantial scholarship is awarded to a student with outstanding professionalism, mentoring, and leadership abilities. Eligible candidates (1) must have earned a J.D. from a U.S. law school, (2) have at least 5 years of professional work experience and (3) commit to mentoring international students in the Roche IBT LLM program by serving as a cultural liaison and ambassador to help international students adapt to the American legal education system. A DU student who is earning a J.D. through the joint J.D./IBT LLM program is also eligible so long as she or he (a) is in the final year of the joint degree and (b) is enrolled in at least 9 credit hours of IBT LLM courses for such year. To be considered for this scholarship, a candidate must submit a brief (no more than 1 page) personal statement explaining why she or he has demonstrated exceptional professionalism, mentorship, and leadership abilities.

Applicants must indicate their interest in being considered for departmental scholarships during the application process by submitting a statement explaining factors that warrant scholarship allocation based on merit and/or financial need. Please submit scholarship application here.

Tuition for full-time enrollment (24 semester credit hours) for Academic Year 2015 – 2016 is $35, 376 ($1,474 per credit hour).

International Applicants can find the estimated cost of attendance to be shown on the Financial Verification form here.

Comprehensive information regarding cost of attendance and financial aid can be found on the Office of Financial Aid website .