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Application Procedure and Timetable

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It is recommended that application be made early for the best opportunity for enrollment for the 2011-2012 school year. The early application deadline is February 1. Decisions will be made by the admissions committee on February 15. The standard application deadline is April 1, with decisions made on April 15. Applications submitted after April 15 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Step 1: APPLY TO CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL

The following must be completed and included for application consideration:

  • Application for Admission Form: Must include $100 non-refundable application fee. - Download Application Form
    • Pages 1-5 to be completed by the student and family.
    • Page 6 to be completed by the School Principal or Counselor.
    • Page 7 to be completed by the student's Teacher, Advisor or Class Master.
    • Page 8 is a request for release of school records for your use if needed.
  • School transcripts:
    A transcript of your courses, credits and grades from the past (3) years is very important to our review process. Please include a copy, in English, with your application. These transcripts must be translated to English.
  • Course descriptions to accompany the transcripts
  • SLEP or TOEFL test scores
  • Affidavit of Support (form I-134): Please include a copy of bank statement showing parents' ability to pay for at least one year of school in the U.S.
  • Copy of Passport and VISA
  • Copy of I-20 if transferring from another school
  • Copy of Immunization record

 


Step 2:  APPLICATION REVIEW by CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL

  • After all documents have been received and reviewed, CLHS will arrange a Skype/internet video interview with the applicant.

Step 3: RECEIVE ACCEPTANCE LETTER AND I-20 FORM

If the student is accepted, California Lutheran High School will send the following:

  • The Acceptance letter
  • The I-20 form from California Lutheran High School
  • A receipt of the application fee

Upon receiving this paperwork, the student will send the $2,000 enrollment fee to reserve a place in the enrollment.

Step 4: PAY THE SEVIS I-901 FEE

  • Prior to applying for a visa, the SEVIS I-901 fee must be paid. This payment can be made with a credit card on the internet at http://www.fmjfee.com. Print your receipt. Proof of payment is required by the US Consulate.

Step 5: APPLY FOR A STUDENT F-1 VISA

The documents needed at the U.S. consulate of your native country for an F-1 Visa are:

  • The acceptance letter
  • The I-20 form from California Lutheran High School
  • Proof of payment of SEVIS I-901 fee
  • A signed passport (valid for at least 6 months after date of entry into the United States)
  • Transcripts and diplomas from previous institutions
  • Scores from standardized test, such as the TOEFL, SAT, GRE, and GMAT
  • Proof of the family financial support to cover tuition and living expenses for at least one year of study.

Step 6: NOTIFY CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL

  • When visa is granted, please inform California Lutheran High School immediately. Also, inform California Lutheran of flight and arrival arrangements when they are made. You can e-mail this information to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  **All new international students are required to arrive at California Lutheran High School four (4) days prior to the start of school.  School starts on Monday, arrival should be on Thursday.  This allows time for all placement tests to be completed before the start of classes.

Step 7: ARRANGE PAYMENT FOR REMAINING FEES

  • The payment deadline for remaining fees is August 1.  Payment is to be made in U.S. currency in the form of a bank draft or wire transfer.  In the case of late application, fees must be paid before the student arrives.
  • In the event the student's F-1 Visa is denied, any tuition or residence fees already paid will be refunded. The application fee and enrollment fee are non-refundable. (Exception: Enrollment fee will be refunded with proper evidence showing proof of F-1 Visa denial.)
  • Students who enroll at California Lutheran High School are committed to attending school here for a minimum of one academic year. Students who withdraw or transfer before this time will not be granted any refund of fees. If a student is asked by the Administration to withdraw from California Lutheran High School for violation of Student Handbook policies, all fees for the current semester are non-refundable.

A student's success depends solely on the effort that the student puts forth.  California Lutheran High School can not and does not guarantee acceptance into colleges or universities.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2011 09:09