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International Applicants

California Western School of Law recognizes international students bring a unique perspective to the law school experience. The Admissions Office works with its international students to ensure they have the necessary immigration information as they matriculate through CWSL.

Admissions Procedures

The following information is for the use of all international students attending CWSL.

Prospective International Student Information

Juris Doctor Applicants

Transfer Form (To CWSL from your current school)

Newly admitted and currently enrolled F-1 students 

All newly admitted students should read the F-1 Student Immigration Rules and Regulations to make sure they are following the necessary steps to keep their status current.

F-1 Student Immigration Rules and Regulations

SEVIS/Immigration Rules and Regulations

SEVIS Overview

Update your information

California Western is required to keep detailed and up-to-date information on all enrolled F-1 and provide it to the Department of Homeland Security. For this reason, it is critical F-1 students let the Admissions Office know when there are any changes to their name, address, or academic situation. All F-1 students should make sure to review the latest guidelines and procedures as it is their responsibility to maintain the correct status while attending CWSL. 

PLEASE NOTE: Information contained herein should not be used as the sole source of information for making decisions that may affect one's legal status in the U.S. or one's right to study or work.