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Animal Law LLM Program Costs & Scholarships

Please note that the information on this page is specific to our in-person Animal Law LLM Program. For details regarding our online Program, go here.

General Program Costs

Tuition for the Animal Law LLM Program is determined by the Law School. For the 2021-22 academic year, tuition costs have been set at $1,915 per credit. At 26 credits to complete the degree, the total cost of tuition comes to $49,790. Additional registration and fee information can be found on the Law School’s Tuition and Fees page. Lewis & Clark also requires students to carry health insurance, which may be obtained through Lewis & Clark’s Student Health Insurance plan, which does not include dental or vision coverage.

International applicants should also consult our Frequently Asked Questions page to review federal personal financial ability requirements to study in the U.S. under an F-1 student visa.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Center for Animal Law Studies is proud to be able to offer scholarships for well-qualified U.S and international Animal Law LLM applicants. Please read the descriptions below to learn more about our scholarships, which are made possible by the generosity of our donors. Applicants who apply by the deadline and permit their materials to be shared with our donors and prospective donors are automatically considered for every scholarship whose criteria they meet.

The vast majority of our Animal Law LLM scholarships cover full tuition and registration fees. Certain scholarships also come with Lewis & Clark’s Student Health Insurance plan, which does not include dental or vision coverage. Certain scholarships also include campus housing and a partial campus meal plan. At this time, none of our scholarships cover additional expenses, such as airfare, books, and other activities.

In addition to the scholarships below, all well-qualified applicants are also considered for financial support in the form of a tuition reduction award.

Scholarships for U.S. Applicants

The Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy Domestic Scholarship

The Brooks Institute Scholarships in Animal Law honor the legacy of Brooks McCormick Jr., who shared his life with companion animals. His deep bond with them fueled his belief in their emotional cognizance and intellectual capacity.

Scholarships for International Applicants

The Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy International Scholarship

The Brooks Institute Scholarships in Animal Law honor the legacy of Brooks McCormick Jr., who shared his life with companion animals. His deep bond with them fueled his belief in their emotional cognizance and intellectual capacity.

International Advocates Animal Law LLM Scholarship (already awarded for 2021-22)

The International Advocates Animal Law LLM Scholarships were established to support lawyers with demonstrable ability and potential in the burgeoning animal law field. Those awarded International Advocates Animal Law Scholarships become innovators and leaders in their home countries.

Platero Legal Scholarship Fund (closed for 2021-22)

This full-tuition LLM scholarship will offer a Spanish attorney the opportunity to earn the world’s only advanced degree in animal law from the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School.