Summer Pre-College Programs at LMU are open to current freshman, sophomores and juniors in high school. Students must be at least 14 years of age by the start date of their intended program to apply. This year's deadline is April 30, 2017, however, most programs will fill on a rolling basis. We recommend students submit their applications as early as possible.

Steps to Apply:

  1. Click the "Apply Now" button below and create an LMU account. 
  2. Begin your new application. Select "Summer Programs Application" from the drop down menu when prompted and follow the application instructions closely. 
  3. Upload a 250-500 word personal statement about your passion for the course you have selected. If you are not ready to submit your essay at this time, you may submit your application and return later to upload your essay once it is complete. 
  4. Request that your school send us your high school transcript. 
  5. Request a letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor.
  6. Students applying to Beginning Screenwriting as either a first or second choice should pay close attention to the additional application requirements for that course.

For International applicants:

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

Application Fee:

A $50 non-refundable application fee is due to the Summer Programs office to complete your application. Application Fees can be paid online using a credit card or via personal check payable to Loyola Marymount University, mailed to:

Summer Programs
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, Charles Von der Ahe Building MS 8350
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

For additional information regarding full program tuition and fees, please visit our Fees Page.

Submit Your Application: