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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).

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