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Student Loans

Loan funds are available to students who do not qualify for a grant award or whose needs are not entirely met by the grant afforded them.

Terms of interest and repayment vary. Law School students who are eligible for need-based aid may be eligible to share in the University’s allocation of the Perkins Loan Program. The Law School also refers students for the Federal Direct Student Loan, Graduate Federal PLUS Loans, and various other alternative private student loans. More information can be found on the Penn Student Registration & Financial Services website.

Your credit history will be, and will remain, very important as you seek ways to fund your legal education. It is critical that you have a strong and clean credit record. Any credit problems need to be resolved before enrollment in the Law School. To receive a free copy of your credit report visit