Law Schools with Generous Scholarships that Mostly Cover Tuition

Law school tuition is expensive, even in public schools. Most students need financial help and most law school gives opportunities for grants and scholarships. In 2022, the average amount of grants and/or scholarships is $15,574 in public law schools and $25,263 in private law schools. It is 36.82% and 47.08% of tuition costs, in public and private schools respectively.
Penn State Dickinson Law has the most students who received grants and/or scholarships of at least half of the tuition amount. 90.12% of full-time students received financial aid more than half amount of tuition. University of Cincinnati College of Law and Penn State Law also offer generous financial aid and most students received a substantial portion of the tuition amount.
The following table lists the top 25 law schools with the most financial aid offered. You can sort the table by a column by clicking/touching the column title.
RankSchoolFull-time TotalGrants/Scholarships ReceivedLess than Half of TuitionHalf to Full TuitionFull or more than TuitionAverage Financial Aid Amount
1 Penn State Dickinson LawPublicCarlisle, PA2432412267152$51,840
2 University of Cincinnati College of LawPublicCincinnati, OH39136810222046$16,000
3 Penn State LawPublicUniversity Park, PA37837722149206$49,896
4 Marshall-Wythe School of LawPublicWilliamsburg, VA64061818240036$25,000
5 University of Wisconsin Law SchoolPublicMadison, MI75266817645339$25,000
6 Duncan School of LawPrivateKnoxville, TN2982969417626$25,280
7 Claude W. Pettit College of LawPrivateAda, OH14813638953$20,750
8 Washington and Lee University School of LawPrivateLexington, VA3613521252270$33,500
9 Maurer School of LawPublicBloomington, IN534525147234143$31,500
10 Michigan State University College of LawPrivateEast Lansing, MI63261016037575$28,000
11 Drake University Law SchoolPrivateDes Moines, IA3362767716039$29,000
12 Wayne State University Law SchoolPublicDetroit, MI34827749109119$23,530
13 University of Illinois College of LawPublicChampaign, IL6034106533015$35,000
14 Gonzaga University School of LawPrivateSpokane, MA43242216924310$27,844
15 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawPrivateNew York, NY90986531053817$40,000
16 University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of LawPublicLincoln, NE39830550140115$13,524
17 University of Minnesota Law SchoolPublicMinneapolis, MN6745751903769$35,000
18 Ave Maria School of LawPrivateNaples, FL308222679065$36,000
19 Southern Illinois University School of LawPublicCarbondale, IL237214871243$12,650
20 William S. Boyd School of LawPublicLas Vegas, NV38530063123114$18,900
21 The University of Alabama School of LawPublicTuscaloosa, AL3783369717267$22,000
22 Irvine School of LawPublicIrvine, CA50049725522814$20,000
23 University of Richmond School of LawPrivateUniversity of Richmond School of Law, VA419337125106106$30,000
24 Elon University School of LawPrivateGreensboro, NC41340218818826$15,000
25 Regent University School of LawPrivateVirginia Beach, VA2762641051572$24,000