Southern California Institute of Law is among the lowest cost California Accredited Law Schools, with an annual tuition of approximately $7,850 Every student may also enroll in a deferred payment program, where tuition only payments will be in four equal installments with the first due at the time of registration, and the remaining payments made at the beginning of the following months.
Southern California Institute of Law curriculum consists of four mandatory modules. All first year students take Contract, Criminal Law, Torts, and Legal Analysis. The following three modules consist of a mix of the following classes; Business Organizations, MBE Strategies & Techniques, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Remedies, Lawyering Skills, Ethics, Advanced Legal Writing, Legal Research, Real Property, and Wills and Trusts.
A variety of summer courses are available each year.
Graduation speakers at Southern California Institute of Law have included California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye; Justice Ming W. Chin, of the California Supreme Court; Justice Norman L. Epstein, the Presiding Judge of the California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles; Senator Tony Strickland; Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, the President of the Governing Body of the International Criminal Court; Judge Kenneth W. Starr; Pedro Nava, a California Assembly Member; and Anthony Capozzi, the 79th President of The State Bar of California.
Every student at Southern California Institute of Law can be involved in the school's Student Bar Association (SBA). All executive board members of the association are made up of students who are elected yearly. The SBA throws the annual holiday party, assists with graduation and the post-graduation gala and dinner, produces a biennial newspaper, and much more. The SBA has a website located at WWW.SCILSBA.COM.