Financial Aid, Tuition and Fees
Financial Aid can cover all costs including travel, housing, tuition, fees and expenses.
Application fee for all participants: $150 (One-time, non-refundable.)
- Course Fee: $50/credit
- Tuition: $750/credit
- Students may enroll in any any or both courses.
The $150 application fee is a non-refundable fee. The course fee includes payment for all materials, walking tour of London legal institutions, luncheon at Inn of Court, and social events including pub receptions. Tuition and fees do not include housing, airfare, or transportation costs. Participants must make their own transportation arrangements.
|Course and Student Housing Expenses||Course I
|Tuition: $750 per credit||$2,250||$2,250|
|Course Fee: $50 per credit||$150||$150|
|Course Expense Total with Student Housing
Those waiting on financial aid for tuition will not be assessed a late fee. Tuition refunds for those who withdraw from the program will be based on how long the participants were enrolled with no refunds for participants who have completed at least 60 percent of the program.
Participants should contact the financial aid officer at their home school to determine eligibility for financial aid. If you are waiting for financial aid to pay for your tuition and housing, you will not be assessed a late fee.
|One Time Expenses|
|One time program application fee (non-refundable)||$150|
|One round trip airfare allowance*||$1,400*|
|Miscellaneous personal expense allowance (passport, phone cards, travel insurance, supplies)||$313/wk|
Program Participants should contact their home school financial aid office to determine eligibility for financial aid. The 2019-20 FAFSA is now available and uses 2017 tax data. The total financial aid budget shown is eligible for loan financing. Mitchell Hamline scholarships cannot be applied to any off-campus or study abroad costs.
Program payment due date is June 19, 2020 unless a financial aid award letter copy is provided by June 19, 2020 as follows: Non-Mitchell-Hamline students: fax or scan and email an award letter to the MHSL financial aid office: 651-260-6437, firstname.lastname@example.org. MHSL students will have their pending financial aid status confirmed with the Student Account office by June 22, 2020.
This program has been approved by the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. It meets ABA requirements for foreign summer schools. For participants requiring ABA credits, attendance is mandatory for all classes and scheduled activities. Inquiries about accreditation should be addressed to the American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Indiana University, 550 West North Street, #349, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3162. Phone: 317-264-8340. Fax: 317-564-8355.
Grading and Credits
Students will be awarded a letter grade on an A-F scale based on criteria announced by each faculty member.
In lieu of an in-class final examination, students will prepare short papers/projects during the program and a final written long paper for each course (up to 16 double-spaced pages). Long papers for both courses are due Friday, August 28, 2020.
Acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by the participant’s home school. Students interested in using credits earned in a foreign study program to accelerate graduation should consult with their home school to determine if the acceleration is a possibility considering ABA Standard 304, Interpretation 304-4.
Cancellation or Changes in the Program
Registrants will be notified in writing if the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration summer abroad program is cancelled and will be refunded fees paid, including housing. If particular courses are cancelled, registrants will be refunded fees. The liability of participating law schools shall be limited to a refund of fees paid on any cancellation of the program or particular courses. The program and faculty are subject to change.
Participants are responsible for arranging their own international transportation to and from London.
Amounts stated in this agreement pertain to the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration summer abroad program only. By signing the application, the participant authorizes Mitchell Hamline School of Law to send an official transcript to the signee’s law school (listed on the signee’s application) following the completion of the program. Transcripts will not be issued to participants who are indebted to Mitchell Hamline School of Law. The college will add to a student’s indebtedness any attorney fees or other costs and charges incurred by the law school in collecting past-due obligations.
Liability Schedules for Tuition and Housing Fees
PAYMENT: Tuition and housing fees for International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration are due and payable in full on June 19, 2020. You can pay online via CASHNet. http://mitchellhamline.edu/student-finances/electronic-payments-and-refunds/
A late payment charge of .67% per month (8% per annum) will be applied to any balance remaining unpaid after June 19, 2020. Tuition: If a participant withdraws from the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration course sessions or reduces credit load, the amount of tuition refunded will be based on the percentage of the enrollment period completed, except that no refund will be made to participants who complete at least 60% of the enrollment period.
Housing: Housing fees for those taking the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration courses are due and payable in full U.S. dollars to Mitchell Hamline School of Law by June 19, 2020.
IMPORTANT: Mitchell Hamline School of Law has reserved a block of rooms for students who elect to use the student housing. Mitchell Hamline School of Law pays the full balance for rooms actually reserved.
Students who cancel a room they have previously reserved must do so by March 20, 2020, or they WILL BE LIABLE for the FULL HOUSING COST, whether or not they attend the program.
The International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration summer abroad program is offered solely as a convenience for law students. Participation is entirely voluntary. It is up to law students who choose to participate to make their own travel arrangements to, from, and while in London. Neither Mitchell Hamline School of Law nor other participating law schools have any responsibility or liability for those arrangements.
Participants are strongly encouraged to make their own insurance and medical arrangements before leaving for England. Neither Mitchell Hamline School of Law nor other participating law schools provide insurance coverage or arrange medical care for participants enrolled in the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration summer abroad program, nor do they have any liability for acting or failing to act in situations requiring emergency medical care.
Neither Mitchell Hamline School of Law nor any of its trustees, faculty, or staff will be liable for any loss, injury, or damage to persons or property that may be incurred in connection with the events, activities, accommodations, transportation, or other services associated with or incidental to the International Comparative Law: Business and Immigration program. This release includes any loss, injury, or damage that is the result of any activity or passive negligence on the part of the college, its trustees, faculty, or staff. Participating law schools and their trustees, faculty, and staff shall have no liability or responsibility for any additional expense or liability sustained or incurred as a result of any of the aforementioned causes.