Welcome and thank you for your interest in Penn Law! As the veterans student organization at Penn Law, we are committed to supporting prospective student veterans, as well as current student veterans. Do not hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have during the admissions process.
Early Decision Round 1
Early Decision Round 2
JD/MBA Joint Degree Program
Visiting/Speaking with Current Students:
Military Visit Day: November 9, 2017. Opportunity to visit Penn Law, attend classes, meet with admissions, the public interest office, career planning, fellow student veterans, and enjoy a cookout in our courtyard. For more information, visit the Events page.
Other Times: Can't make the Military Visit Day? E-mail Stephanie Thistle (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a visit or to speak with current student veterans!
Application Fee Waiver: All veterans receive an automatic application fee waiver from Penn Law. To receive a fee waiver coupon number to submit on LSAC, enter your service information and attach a DD-214 to the Service Recognition Fee Waiver Application prior to submitting your application.
Post-9/11 GI Bill: The current base Tuition and Fee payment for the Post-9/11 GI Bill for AY 2016-2017 is $22,805.34.
Yellow Ribbon Program: Penn Law is a generous supporter of the Yellow Ribbon Program. For an UNLIMITED number of student veterans, Penn Law provides $20,300 per academic year, which is matched by the VA for a total of $40,600 under this benefit. For 100% YRP eligible veterans, this brings the total academic Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit to $63,405.34.
Basic Allowance for Housing: The BAH rate for an E-5 with dependents in Philadelphia is $2,055. The VA pays this via direct deposit at the end of every month, pro-rated on months when school is not in session (eg: Winter Break).
Book Stipend: The VA provides a yearly $1,000 book stipend.
JD Cost of Attendance