Summer Pre-Law Programs


Florida State University College of Law's Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates: This four-week program (May 15-June 8, 2017) is designed to introduce students to legal study and to help them develop skills that will be useful in law school and beyond. The program focuses on three areas: classroom experience, the law school admissions process, and careers in the law. Application deadline is March 24, 2017.

Fordham Law School Pre-Law Institute: This five-week program (July 5-August 8, 2017) provides classroom experience, with classes taught by Fordham Law School faculty, as well as guidance on the law school admissions process and professional development. Participants have the option of receiving undergraduate credits (3) or taking the course without credit at a lower cost.  Go here for more information, and here to ask questions about the program.

The New York Legal Education Opportunity Program (NY LEO) is an intensive six-week program, hosted at Pace Law School, designed to assist minority, low-income and economically disadvantaged students in acquiring the skills necessary to succeed in law school.  Students in the program will receive, at no cost, course materials, text books, housing, a meal plan, and access to Pace's libraries and computer facilities. The program is seeking applicants who are New York residents, who will have received their undergraduate degrees by June 2017 and who have been accepted by or have an application pending at a law school in New York State. Go here for more information, including eligibility and application instructions. Application deadline is March 24, 2017.