New & Current Student Admissions


Using a combination of loans and grants/scholarships, we make every effort to provide students with the difference between their resources (such as family resources, summer earnings, and student savings) and the cost of attending Yale Law School.

Financial Aid Support


Currently, 72% of our student body is receiving some form of financial aid in the 2013-2014 academic year. More than half (57%) of our students qualified for Law School institutional scholarships, averaging $22,778 per student. In total, Yale Law School disburses over $8 million annually in institutional support to its J.D. candidates

If I had to identify the two things which taken in combination make Yale Law School such a special place, it would have to be the school’s longstanding commitment to intellectualism, and its equally long-lived and deep-seated commitment to public service.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean