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Summer Law & English Program Application

Student Information

Note: Applicants who are admitted to LL.M. or M.C.L. programs at USC Gould School of Law will receive an application fee waiver with their admissions letter. Therefore, if you have applied to our LL.M. or M.C.L. program, we recommend that you wait until you receive an admissions decision prior to applying to the SLE program.

The SLE program is designed primarily for those who have earned or will soon earn their first law degree (LL.B. or equivalent) or another 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.


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Briefly state why you would like to attend the Summer Law & English Program.



Do you have any physical difficulties that require special accommodations in the classroom?




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 the SLE program 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 the summer Law & English Program (LL.M. Program).

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 the Summer Law & English Program.

My family 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 programs, 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 specifically 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

No


Referral Information

How did you hear about our Summer Law & English Program?



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LLM Program Enrollment

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

No.

Yes, I will start the LLM Program at USC Gould School of Law.

Yes, I will start the LLM program at another law school. I will need to transfer my USC I-20 document to this school after the completion of the Summer Law & English program.


Program Application Fee

Upon admission to our Summer Law & English Program, we will send you an official admissions letter 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).

Application fee for the Summer Law & English Program - $100 (USD)

Estimation of Expenses

The estimated average expenses for the Summer Law & English Program 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 the program.


Fee Waiver

If you have been admitted to and will enroll in the LLM, MCL or VIP program at USC Gould School of Law, enter the fee waiver code which was provided in your admission packet in the Summer Law admission letter.







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