Students who leave Suffolk University Law School for any reason are required to file the appropriate withdrawal and/or leave of absence form with the Office of the Registrar.
Graduates, students on a leave of absence, or withdrawn students who borrowed loans are required to complete exit counseling. Follow the links below to complete the required loan exit counseling based on the type(s) of loan you borrowed:
Federal Stafford & Graduate PLUS Loan Borrowers
Complete exit counseling at nslds.ed.gov. You will need your FAFSA pin.
Federal Perkins Loan or Trustee Loan Borrowers
Complete exit counseling at Suffolk's Office of the Bursar.
For questions regarding your rights and responsibilities as a federal loan borrower, including loan terms and conditions, contact Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Linda Ceder.
The average loan debt for Suffolk Law grads in 2009-2010 was $112,939.
For financial aid purposes, full-time in the JD program is considered 10 or more credits per semester for Day Division students and 7 or more credits per semester for Evening Division students. Accordingly, half-time enrollment is considered 5-9 credits per semester for Day Division students and 4-6 credits per semester for Evening Division students. For financial aid purposes, full-time in the LL.M. program is considered 9 or more credits. Accordingly, half-time enrollment for LL.M. students is considered 5 or more credits. Half-time enrollment for summer semester is considered 3 credits for JD and LL.M. students and 6 credits for Joint Degree students enrolled solely in CAS or SSOM classes. Students with federal education loans must be enrolled at least half-time to receive the loans and to continue to qualify for in-school deferment.