Stephen F. Austin State University

Pre-Law Academy

Stephen F. Austin State University Pre-Law Academy

The only high school pre-law program in Texas - June 8 - 15, 2019.

An innovative summer program that introduces high school students currently in their sophomore, junior or senior year to the exciting opportunities associated with a career in law.

Registration and Scholarships


The 2019 Pre-Law Academy is currently accepting applications. Please click here to apply.

Qualified students are accepted on a first come, first served basis until capacity is reached.


The deadline for the Russell Scholarship and the CLAA Scholarship is March 1, 2019. Attendees may apply for both of these scholarships, if they meet the criteria.


Stephen F. Austin State University invites you to apply to the only Pre-Law Academy in Texas designed for rising high school juniors and seniors:

Certificate of Completion

Students who successfully complete the Pre-Law Academy will receive a certificate of completion.

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Residence and Dining

Participants live in a residence hall at SFA. These rooms are close to program classes and to the dining hall. Counselors will be available throughout the day and evenings to supervise and provide assistance.

Meals are served in the university dining hall. Meals begin with dinner on the first evening of the program and end with breakfast on the final day of the program.

Program Costs

The total cost for the program is $775, which includes the $25 non-refundable application fee.

For convenience the tuition cost is broken down into three installments: Two tuition installments of $250 and one installment of $250 for lodging and meals.

After May 15th, a late tuition fee of $100 will be added to the total cost of the program.

Please click here to apply.