Bar loans carry higher interest rates and have less appealing repayment options than federal loans. Before applying for a bar loan, students are encouraged to assume federal loans for up to their maximum federal cost of attendance.
Bar loan programs can have strict credit criteria and students may want to apply with a co-signer. Delaware Law will certify the student’s graduation date and the lender’s money will be directly disbursed to the student.
Currently, Delaware Law is aware of four bar loan programs. As lenders re-enter the credit market they will be added to our list. Please use the following links to lenders:
This guide can help you prepare for the costs of the bar exam. A bar exam preparation course, exam application, and bar exam are costly.
Please contact the Office of Financial Aid.
Widener University School of Law
Financial Aid Office
4601 Concord Pike
P.O. Box 7474
Wilmington, DE 19803-0474