USC Gould Search

Apply
Summer Law and English (SLE)

Student Information

Note: Applicants who are admitted to USC Gould School of Law will receive an application fee waiver with their admissions letter. Therefore, if you have applied to one of our master's degrees, we recommend that you wait until you receive an admissions decision prior to applying to Summer Law and English (SLE).

SLE is designed primarily for those who have earned or will soon earn an undergraduate degree outside of the United States and for students of all levels of English fluency. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at the start date of the program to enroll.

Please use your full legal name as it appears on your passport.





(Given Name)



(Family Name)










(Postal Code)













(Postal Code)





(Include Country Code)


(Include Country Code)




(MM/DD/YYYY)













Briefly state why you would like to attend USC Gould's SLE.



Do you have any physical difficulties or learning disabilities that require special accommodations in the classroom and on activities?



Please list any dietary restrictions. (This information will be used for meal planning.)




Visa Information

If you are not a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have not been granted political asylum, an I-20 form from USC is required to apply for a F-1 student visa. International students are required to study in SLE on an F-1 visa; students may not attend SLE on a B1/B2 tourist/visitor visa. If you are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted political asylum, you will not need an I-20 form or F-1 student visa. You must send a copy of your passport and copies of your dependent(s) if applicable to: sle@law.usc.edu

I need an I-20 Form for an F-1 student visa.
I need an I-20 Form for an F-1 student visa from USC, and I plan to transfer-out to another university following SLE.
I do not need an I-20 Form because I am a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted political asylum.
I have an F-1 visa from another school and would like to transfer-in to USC.
I have an I-20 Form from USC and I plan to transfer my I-20 to SLE.

My family (dependents) will accompany me on F-2 visas and will need I-20 Forms.

Yes
No

Financial Support Documentation

You must provide a Financial Statement in English showing a minimum of $6,250 (USD). If you have already submitted financial support documentation with your application to one of our master's degrees, it is not required for you to re-submit the documentation. If you need an I-20 Form, please check at least one of the items below (and if you do not need an I-20, do not complete this section):

I am self-sponsored. I will send a copy of my bank statement(s).
I am sponsored by an organization. I will send a letter on my sponsoring organization letterhead, signed by a representative of my sponsoring organization, which specifically states the amount of financial support to be given.
I am sponsored by an individual. I will send a letter, signed by that individual, which indicates their relationship to me (e.g. relative, friend or other) and pecifically states the amount of financial support to be given. I will also send a bank statement(s) from that individual.
I plan to use my own funds to supplement my sponsor's support. I will also include with the above materials a copy of my bank statement(s).

Please Note: If you are bringing your spouse and/or dependents, then you must add an additional $500 for your spouse and $250 for each child to the minimum amount on your Financial Support Documentation.


Housing Request

Do you want to apply for Campus Housing at Webb Tower?

Yes, I would like to apply for a private room
Yes, I would like to apply for a shared room
No

Referral Information

How did you hear about SLE?



More Information:




LLM Program Enrollment

Are you starting an LLM (Master of Laws) this fall?

No
Yes, I will enroll in USC Gould's LLM
Yes, I will enroll at another law school for my LLM studies. I will need to transfer my USC I-20 document to this school after the completion of SLE

Program Application Fee

Upon admission to SLE, we will send you an official admissions letter (if you meet all of our admissions eligibility requirements), which will include instructions on how to submit your payment for the additional program fees (University fee, Tuition fee, Housing application fee and Housing fees).

SLE Application Fee - $100 (USD)

Estimation of Expenses

The estimated average expenses for SLE are $6,250. This includes $1,950 for housing and other living expenses and $4,300 for tuition and fees. Add an additional $500 per month for your spouse and $250 per month for each child. This estimate does not assume living, travel, or transportation expenses during your SLE studies.


Fee Waiver

If you have been admitted to and will enroll in a master's degree at USC Gould School of Law, enter the fee waiver code which was provided in your admission packet in the Summer Law admission letter.