Please read through the following requirements before submitting your application.

The application period has been extended. We will accept applications until we reach capacity for individual programs. For questions regarding program availability, please call 310.338.7317. 

Application Checklist:

  • A completed online application
  • A personal essay. Please see essay instructions below.
  • A non-refundable $50 application fee. Please see our Fees Page for more information.

For International applicants:

  • If English is your second language, please provide a TOEFL score.


Please prepare a 250-500 word essay on the following prompt:

Evaluate why you have selected your summer program of choice and explain how you think attending summer programs at LMU will assist you with your future educational or career goals.

Please save your essay in Word or PDF format. Essays can either be uploaded to your online application or emailed directly to If you choose to email your essay, please include your name on each page of the document.

Are you ready to start your summer adventure on the bluff?