Financing your legal education begins before you step into a classroom and continues after you graduate. Prior to entering law school you should have enough money to cover the expenses of moving into an apartment: security deposit, first two months rent, utilities, food and insurance (health, car, renter’s); and have sufficient available credit to cover books, a few week's worth of groceries and other expenses.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) when it becomes available on January 1st. Do not wait until after you are offered admission to submit the FAFSA. The UB code is 002102
The Office of Financial Aid emails award offers to students who have completed the FAFSA. You may accept or decline your award using your MyUB account. Visit the Office of Financial Aid Calendar for a schedule of award dates.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a need-analysis tool developed by the U.S. Department of Education. It is the document that the federal government uses to determine how much of your tuition you are able to pay, and how much money you are eligible to receive.
There is no charge for the collection and processing of data or the delivery of financial aid through this form. The FAFSA is available on January 1st. Complete the FAFSA online when it becomes available in January.
Prepare your federal tax returns early, some of the information requested on the FAFSA is available directly from your tax returns.
The University of Baltimore’s school code is 002102.
You will need a PIN to electronically sign your application once it is completed. If you do not already have a PIN, please go to www.pin.ed.gov to register for your PIN.
Be sure to answer “yes” to the questions:
Are you a graduate or professional student?
Have you completed a bachelor’s degree program by July 1?
All graduate/professional students are considered independent of their parents for the federal loan programs therefore parent information is not required.