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All New England Law | Boston classes scheduled for Wednesday are cancelled. The Stuart Street building and library are closed. The law school will resume its regular schedule Thursday. Please allow ample time for travel and consider taking public transportation if possible. On-street and garage parking are extremely limited. Please use your best judgment in deciding your commuting plans and travel safely. more >

Bar Study Loan Information

Bar Study Loans are private education loans designed to assist law students and recent graduates with the costs of taking the bar exam (includes bar prep courses, exam fees and living expenses).

  • Students should exhaust their academic year budget before borrowing a Bar Study Loan.
  • These loans are not part of your financial aid package - you must apply directly with the lender of your choice.
  • Eligibility is based on creditworthiness, as determined by the lender.  The interest rates, fees, borrowing limits and time frame in which you may borrow will vary by lender.
  • You select the loan disbursement date(s) and funds are sent directly to you (NOT to New England Law).
  • Please confirm the current rates, fees and terms of the bar study loan with the lender of your choice before completing your application.
Lender General Information:

Sallie Mae


Bar Study Loan

  • Minimum $1000 - Maximum $15,000 annual loan limit 
  • No aggregate debt limit with endorser
  • School certification is not required after graduation
  • Min/Max of 2 disbursements allowed
  • Must be enrolled at least half time in the final year of study or have graduated within the last 12 months
  • Must be sitting for the bar exam no more than 12 months after graduation

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Bar Study Loan

  • Minimum $1000 - Maximum $16,000 annual loan limit
  • Aggregate Loan Limit (including all other educational debt):  $180,000
  • Must be enrolled at least half time in the final year of study or have graduated within the last 6 months
 

Wells Fargo

Bar Exam Loan

  • Maximum $12,000
  • Aggregate Loan Limit (including all other educational debt):  $180,000
  • Must be a current Wells Fargo or Wachovia customer
  • Must be enrolled in final year of law program at an eligible law school or have graduated within 30 days from an eligible law school