New International Students
http://www.studying-in-us.org/Students applying to the Law School must be prepared to fund all of their educational and living expenses. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required to qualify for federal loans; international students may borrow private, commercial education loans if they obtain a credit-worthy U.S. cosigner. International students are not eligible for GW Law need-based grants.
International students will need to provide a statement of adequate funding in the amount of the Cost of Attendance in U.S. dollars for each year of the three-year, full-time J.D. program from their own (or their sponsor’s) funds to cover educational and living expenses. The Law School does not provide need-based tuition grants, tuition waivers, or graduate teaching assistantships to J.D. candidates. Please note that international students are required to have a health insurance policy.
Non-U.S. law school graduates seeking financial assistance to attend the LLM program should contact the International Graduate Programs Office for more information. 202.994.7242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many organizations provide websites with information on studying in the U.S., financing, and more, including:
- Foreign Born General information site for students entering and living in the U.S.
- Aetna Student Health All international students on a J-1 and F-1 visa will be automatically enrolled in the university's health plan which provides comprehensive coverage.
- Rotary International Rotary International is a global organization geared toward community services that sponsors opportunities for foreign students
- Studyabroad.com Resource for study abroad information
- Study In US General website that aids foreign students in calculation of costs and funding options available in the U.S.