Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid – LL.M. in American Legal Studies
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is committed to assisting students in determining how best to finance their legal education. Our team of dedicated and competent financial aid administrators look forward to assisting you throughout your LL.M. enrollment. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions about financial aid opportunities at AJMLS.
Students in the residential American Legal Studies LL.M. may be eligible to receive Title IV aid from the Department of Education. The AJMLS School Code is: G31733. Students may apply for Federal Student loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) via FAFSA on the WEB at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Office of Financial Aid
Montre Everett – Director of Financial Aid
Michelle Cooper – Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Phone: (404) 872-3593 ext. 255
Fax: (404) 873-3802
Estimated Cost of Attendance for the LL.M. in American Legal Studies – residential
Note: The tuition total below is based on 32 credit hours. Adjust that number ± $1,174 per credit hour depending on your registered credit hours. Estimates of other expenses such as books and living expenses are based on student survey data and represent the average amount spent over a nine-month academic year (Fall and Spring Semesters).
Tuition & Fees* $37,773
Room & Board $10,920
Transportation/Commuter Cost $ 4,200
Books and Supplies $ 2,520
Personal/miscellaneous Expense $ 3,400
Health Insurance (Annual) $ 1,560
Academic Success Program Fee $ 805
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $57,410
* Annual Student Bar Association Fee charged in fall semester only – $165.00
Tuition Due Date
Full payment of each semester’s tuition is due on the first day of classes for that semester. To make a payment online, click here. Any student who has an outstanding balance owing from previous semesters will not be permitted to register for the current semester. Exceptions to this payment policy are made for students who have been approved for participation in the Tuition Installment Payment Program.
The law school will not release a student’s official transcript, for any purpose, unless the student is current in his or her financial obligations to the school.
Tuition Installment Payment Program
LL.M. students who are current in their financial obligations to the law school may elect to participate in the Tuition Installment Payment Program. Students who are interested in participating in the Program must contact the Student Accounts Office prior to registration. To participate, students must execute a Promissory Note, pay a $75 participation fee and make a minimum tuition payment of $500 each semester they participate in the program. The remaining balance of tuition is paid in four (4) monthly installments due on the 15th of each month of the semester. More information about the Tuition Installment Payment Plan is available here.
If a student withdraws during one of the following periods, tuition will be adjusted in accordance with the schedule set forth below. All additional fees charged by the law school are non-refundable.
|FALL, SPRING or SUMMER SEMESTER|
|During the first week of regular classes||80%|
|During the second week of regular classes||40%|
|After the second week of regular classes||0%|