University description (as per official university website)
An Overview of What TJSL Offers
Thomas Jefferson School of Law is a private, nonprofit law school, offering full-time and part-time programs that students can tailor to meet their individual needs. Students may begin their studies in August or January; attend classes in the day or evening; and graduate in 2 1/2 to four years depending on their circumstances. The law school's distinctive features include:
* an experienced, caring and diverse faculty
* quality classroom instruction
* a curricular focus on emerging areas of law as well as traditional areas of law practice
* dedication to providing a personalized education in a collegial and supportive environment
* three LL.M. (Master of Laws) programs in cutting-edge areas of international law
* study aboard programs in Hangzhou, China and Nice, France
Thomas Jefferson School of Law is a private, independent nonprofit law school, fully approved by the ABA, and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
Options for Financing Your Legal Education
We understand that financing a legal education is expensive. Fortunately, there are a variety of financial options available to qualifying students, including scholarships, various loan programs, and federal work-study positions.
Need and Merit-based Aid
Thomas Jefferson offers a variety of need and merit-based aid, and uses its funds for both recruitment as well as retention. Because of the broad array of scholarship funds and criteria, applicants need not submit a separate scholarship application. Awards are based on data already accessible to the law school in your application. Should you have significant financial need that you would like us to consider, you have an opportunity to submit a detailed written statement outlining your circumstances during the financial aid application process. Scholarship offers are made on a rolling basis as quickly after admission as possible. All scholarship recipients receive a detailed offer letter containing the terms of the award and any criteria for renewal.
Other Financial Assistance Programs
Please visit our Financial Assistance section of this website for more information on these programs.