SUMMER PRELAW PROGRAMS OPEN TO ALL.Tuition and fees vary but oftentimes tuition and fees are about $1000/week with travel and room and board extra. One exception is the Charles Hamilton Houston Law School Preparatory Institute. Houston area sophomores should check out the University of Houston Prelaw Program Initiatives.
SUMMER PRELAW PROGRAMS FOR MINORITY OR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS. These programs usually offer some of the following: no tuition and no fees, free room and board, payment of some travel expenses, and a weekly allowance. These programs usually last three to six weeks in the summer but there are some one to three-day programs (not necessarily in the summer).
APPLICATION AND HOUSING ADVICE
FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS
APPLY EARLY. Early applications oftentimes have an advantage.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DEADLINE? A phone call should tell you how strict the deadline is.
HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS. If your summer program does not provide housing, call or visit the college housing office to check out the dorm situation, both university-owned dorms and privately-owned dorms. Also check the local and campus newspapers and posted announcement, During the summer, some fraternity houses and some sorority houses may rent out rooms at a reasonably rate. Also sublets may be available.