For almost 20 years we have shared life-changing experiences with thousands of students from across the United States and the entire world. Our students pursued various academic interests and artistic talents, learned foreign languages and discovered new cultures, prepared for the college years and made many lifelong friendships. Our programs are designed to give them unique, individual experiences, let them learn in a fun, interactive manner, and above all, give each and every one of our students our personal attention and assure their safety.
Through this college-level program, high school students will explore an academic area of interest in a challenging and supportive University-based learning community. The Pre-College Program offers a variety of different course topics from which students can choose and all Pre-College classes are taught by Adelphi’s nationally recognized faculty
Alfred University offers summer programs in astronomy, art, creative writing, ceramic and glass engineering, robotics, theater, equestrian, and swimming. New this year are programs in boys and girls basketball as well as a Chamber Music Institute and a camp on "Optics (non-physics)" to answer the question "Why does it look like that?" Students enjoy learning, making friends, and experiencing life on a college campus.
Established in 1942, Phillips Academy's Summer Session in Andover, Massachusetts, is the premier summer academic enrichment program in the country helping students from across the United States and around the world to achieve their educational goals. For five weeks, students with ambitious academic goals prepare for the rigors of the best colleges and the challenge of leading and serving in this complex world. Through an extensive array of both innovative and traditional courses, Andover Summer brings together more than 600 students from all parts of the world for the experience of a lifetime.
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This four-week, on-campus course gives you a unique opportunity to focus on your growth as an entrepreneur. You’ll get immersed in Entrepreneurial Thought & Action (ET&A™)—Babson’s renowned methodology that encourages combining reflection, experimentation, and analysis with action—all while building leadership, communication, presentation and critical thinking skills in a hands-on, team-based environment.
Students have the opportunity to build their writing skills in the Young Writers Workshop at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. This three-week program is designed to build confidence and develop greater fluency in writing in areas ranging from fiction to nonfiction. The program consists of small groups of students meeting in three, 90-minute sessions each day. Portfolio progress checks occur each week. Students live on campus in the dorms along with the staff and are able to experience campus life.
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Students from around the globe come to Barnard College to pursue their passions in a rigorous, academic setting. With five distinct programs to choose from, ranging from entrepreneurship to dance, you have the unique opportunity to explore an area of interest on a deeper level through both in-class discussions and city exploration. As part of the learning experience at Barnard, you will get a taste of both college life and the Big Apple!
The Baruch Leadership Academy brings talented high school students from around the globe together in New York City for intellectually stimulating and culturally enriching academic exploration. The Academy offers six dynamic summer programs and SAT prep for motivated high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, business finance, and technology.
Wall Street 101 is held at the Bentley University campus in Waltham, MA. This 5-day non-residential program provides a fun and interactive opportunity for rising high school students to learn about the financial industry and other business fields, from NASDAQ to IPO to Dow Jones. Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, students will explore the stock market and discover the process of investment. They will also experience the excitement and challenges of working in a real trading room environment, including participation in industry analysis, portfolio construction and simulated trading sessions.
Binghamton Summer College (BSC) provides an early college experience for academically talented students who have completed their sophomore or junior year. The program will give students a taste of the college experience. They will join an engaged group of students for a one- or two-week program in which they will learn from scholars, researchers and faculty who are making an impact on the world.
The WashU BOLD@Olin program will immerse you in life-changing opportunities for learning, networking, and personal growth. You’ll learn from Olin Business School faculty, network with current students, gain experience working on case studies, and discover the many areas of study—majors and minors—available at WashU Olin.
If you are a rising female junior or senior in high school who’s motivated to discover more, apply for BOLD@Olin. Sample the college experience at WashU Olin and feel empowered to make your impact.
The Boston College Experience provides motivated high school students the opportunity to live and learn as students at Boston College. Through adherence to our Jesuit mission, our programs focus on exposing students to a rich and rewarding college experience through coursework, extracurricular activities and reflection. Built into the programs are activities that help to prepare students for their college search and the transition into college life. Student will participate in service learning activities, cultural and social outings all while enjoying the beautiful city of Boston over the summer.
For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our reading programs, which are designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. Programs are offered on the BU campus and at 21 locations throughout Massachusetts. These exceptional programs have been offered through Boston University, Metropolitan College & Extended Education since 1999.
This summer, prepare for your future in college with exciting and challenging summer programs for high school students at Boston University Summer Term. With five programs to choose from, you can earn college credit, discover a new subject area, perform cutting-edge research in university labs, or immerse yourself in hands-on learning. You will have the opportunity to push yourself academically while experiencing college life, making friends with fellow students, and engaging in social activities around Boston and on campus.
We provide you with the opportunity to explore academic and artistic pursuits with prestigious Brandeis University faculty who share your commitment to improving the world. We offer you an environment rich with challenge and inspiration, where self-expression is encouraged and welcomed.
You will also benefit from the invaluable opportunity to meet young people from different backgrounds, different cultures, and different practices, and to learn about—and from—one another.
Over the past 25 years, Broadreach has expanded the horizons of over 17,000 middle school, high school and college students. On 70+ summer adventures in 40+ countries, our students have pursued their interests, unlocking the world, understanding its people and finding themselves along the way. They’ve earned 10,000+ college credits in subjects ranging from marine biology and medicine to Spanish and photography, and more than 33,000+ certifications through hands-on education. They’ve logged over 134,000 community service hours while making the world a better place, and traveled countless miles across oceans, off beaten paths and into ancient cultures. They came alone, but left with 10-12 incredible friends and the knowledge that life’s possibilities are limitless.
Each summer, talented high school students from around the world enroll in Brown PreCollege Programs to experience Ivy League academics and prepare for a successful transition to college. More than 300 courses, in one to seven week sessions, on campus, online, or around the world.
Develop creative problem-solving skills that will help you make an impact on the world at the Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE). At Bucknell, faculty and students from across academic areas share expertise to find innovative solutions to pressing issues. As a BASE participant, you could join them to work on questions like: How can environmental engineers and global managers work together to create clean water technology and make it accessible to people around the world? What perspectives do performing artists bring to the work of biomedical engineers as they develop prosthetics for actors or musicians?
The Busch School Summer Business Institute is an exciting week-long educational experience in business innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, and ethics through the lens of Catholic Social Doctrine. Rising juniors and seniors in high school will have the opportunity to dive hands-on into business principles, competitions, and applications, while experiencing a taste of college life in Washington, DC.
Calder Classics offers high school students interdisciplinary Greek, Latin, and Creative Writing programs abroad, and ONLINE, in the spring and summer. Through an interaction with local art and architecture, all our students deepen their understanding of ancient and modern literature and culture, and develop a lifelong appreciation of the Classics. Our approach to teaching includes an investigation into how and why the Classics have endured and woven themselves so deeply into our modern lives.
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High school juniors and seniors can enroll in a 3-4 credit college course in areas such as English, history, biology or psychology. Social outings, such as a beach trip to Lake Michigan, also is available during this program, which include a talent night, group devotions, and use of Calvin’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities.
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Camp 4 Scholars is open to both rising seniors and juniors. The program uses the disciplines of Neuroscience, History, English Composition and the Visual Arts to develop critical thinking, reading, writing, and oral presentation skills. Students are introduced to college-campus culture and to life in the dormitory. During the program, students also attend workshops and receive individual counseling on the college admissions process.
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Camp College is a free opportunity for rising seniors to learn about aspects of a college search and application process from college and high school counselors. Students live on a college campus while attending sessions on the college-application process. Students will be provided food and lodging.
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Writing program – High school juniors with strong reading and writing abilities, the program teaches students how to compose academic papers similar to those they will write in college
Carleton College is honored to host an inspiring summer program designed for the best and brightest college-bound students representing high schools across the country. The Carleton Liberal Arts Experience (CLAE) will select 52 high school students who have just completed their sophomore year and bring them to Carleton, all expenses paid, for a one-week summer program. The CLAE program introduces the strengths of a liberal arts education through an array of courses in science, art, social sciences, and technology.
Centenary Summer Scholars feature pre-college summer programs. Located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Centenary University provides a fun and creative learning space in which students can make the most of our wonderful resources. Our majors are a great way to experience the University environment. This year we have added a new major – Studio Art – for those students who want to learn more and develop their portfolios, to go with last year’s new course AP Biology/Pre-Med which is for students who are interested in a science or medical career as well as for students who have taken one of our science programs in previous summers.
Intensive Summer Courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Russian
CLS offers you the opportunity to become fluent in a critical language without leaving the country. Our rigorous immersion programs are ideal for students and professionals who want to make remarkable progress in a short period of time. No matter where you are coming from or where you plan to go with your study of Chinese, Japanese, or Russian, CLS has a course for you! - Live your language dawn 'til dusk - Stellar teaching - Rigorous learning -
Complete 1 year of language in 7 weeks
We provide students with the empowerment to discover their voice through branding and master personal innovation.. with these skills they are future-proof, bound to stand out from the rest of the crowd in the application pool. The 21st Century fluid economy calls for innovation, and while schools are doing their part and college degrees are often prerequisites, we offer hands-on experience that cannot be found in school curriculum.
Spend 4 weeks abroad this summer with CET and get a rigorous academic and immersive cultural experience. Choose from 14 programs in 10 cities from around the world. Select either a Global Perspectives or Intensive Language Program. Improve your language skills, gain confidence and independence, and earn college credit from Dickinson College all in one epic summer.
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The College Horizons Scholars Program is a three-week summer program designed to empower Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian College Horizons alumni in their transition from high school to college. The Scholars Program is hosted by Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin with support from the Mellon Foundation. The Scholars Program will focus on academic, co-curricular and campus life to help students acclimate to their first year of college. Thirty students will be selected to participate in the Scholars Program. Campus housing, meals and round-trip travel expenses will be covered. The Scholars Program will prepare students by addressing their holistic needs to be successful and help make their higher education journey relevant by connecting their culture and community to college.
TCNJ offers programs for high-achieving high school students who want to explore careers in an intellectually stimulating environment. Come experience learning on a beautiful college campus with peers interested in academic and community challenges.
To know is not enough. No approach to education is better geared to meet the challenges ahead than the Hampshire model: experience-based, learner-centered, inquiry-driven. Hampshire is extreme sports for the mind.
Each June and July Hampshire College offers a variety of summer academic programs designed to reflect our academic philosophy by linking critical engagement to experience-based education. Our programs support diverse learning communities: undergraduates, pre-college students, graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and life-long learners. Immersive, rigorous, challenging, and fun, these programs delve deeply into their given topic or subject matter.
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Colorado College Summer Session invites rising juniors and seniors to join the CC community this summer. Enroll in one of our dynamic courses offered on subjects ranging from environmental science and geological field study of Pikes Peak, to feminist and critical media studies, and cross-genre writing. CC’s summer session provides students with a rich opportunity to explore challenging academics, get inspired by the wondrous Rocky Mountain Region, and be supported by faculty that are invested in your success.
Jump-start your future in global affairs. The Community of Scholars program is a rigorous college-credit summer program designed for students entering their junior and senior years of high school. The Community of Scholars offers academically outstanding students the chance to broaden their understanding of international relations by enrolling in a 3-credit college class designed just for them. Students admitted to this program will sample the undergraduate experience and take advantage of what the School of International Service (SIS) has to offer.
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Cornell University Summer College offers academically motivated high school students the chance to experience college life at a great Ivy League university, take regular college classes with Cornell faculty, earn college credit and a Cornell transcript, prep for college applications, and make friends from around the world, all in a beautiful setting.
Five-week Summer Session offering academic and enrichment programs for students age 11-18. Specific areas of study include STEM workshops, classes for credit, studio art instruction, and academic skill-building programs.
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July experience is a powerful pre-college summer academic experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who are highly motivated, academically oriented and self-disciplined. It takes place on the campus of Davidson College.
Do you want to make a difference in the world? Are you interested in learning how to build an entrepreneurial venture? Learn how to do both under the guidance of Wheaton President Dennis Hanno, who has taught this program around the world.
Duke University offers summer academic enrichment programs of three different lengths and credit options: Summer College, a four-week academic credit program for students currently in grades 10 – 12; Summer Academy, a three-week academic enrichment (no academic credit) program for students currently in grades 9 – 12; Accelerated STEM Academy, a one-week academic enrichment (no academic credit) program for students currently in grades 9 – 12.
The EducationUSA Academy is a pre-college academic enrichment program for international high school students offering specialized college preparatory content, college-level writing workshops, campus visits, and cultural activities. Students gain an insider’s perspective on higher education in the United States while getting the chance to experience and enjoy campus life.
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The program gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors a glimpse of academic and residential life. High-school students can explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields, enroll in classes with college students and earn transferable college credit.
The Experimentory at Deerfield Academy is a summer program that inspires creativity, fosters character, and challenges thinking while providing a Deerfield Academy experience.
Join fellow academic explorers from across the country and around the world to maximize your creativity, character, and summer!
During Explore Japan, visiting students are placed with host families while taking English classes and participating in afternoon activities together with their host buddies. By spending a few weeks with a host family, visiting students gain significant confidence in their English skills and learn about the American lifestyle. In return, their host family learns a great deal about a foreign culture and the host student is able to attend a cultural summer program to learn even more. For families that host a visitor the entire program is free!
The Power of YOU: Foresight Prep @ Oberlin is an intensive, pre-college institute for high school students passionate about social equity and the environment. We facilitate hands-on seminars designed to empower motivated high school students to take action on urgent issues, and a year-round network connecting alumni with real world changemakers.
Have plans for the summer? If you want to do something really incredible with your summer, come to Furman, stay on campus, and be a part of Summer Scholars. Rising high school seniors and juniors participate in classes led by Furman professors and get a taste of college life. Challenge your mind, make new friends, and have fun while taking part in lectures, discussions, debates, laboratory research, field trips, group and individual projects, and so much more!
In Georgetown University's Summer High School Programs, you can live on campus, meet classmates from around the world, and earn college credit--all while experiencing the excitement of college life. Explore programs ranging from one to eight weeks that cover everything from medicine and foreign policy to leadership, journalism, and law.
High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.
Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with real-world practice.
Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.
Pre-College also offers a transformative introduction to college life. Students develop confidence in their ability to become part of a new community, participating in recreational and social activities while making friends with peers from around the world.
Become a student in the GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences and School of Nursing’s Careers in Healthcare, an interactive medical career and leadership course. You will explore professional pathways to become a physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist or hospital executive through hands-on skill development and simulation.
Students choose among three introductory college-level courses (Art History, Business Fundamentals, and International Relations & Politics). All courses last four weeks and are designed to provide a glimpse into the rigors of a college course. All professors teach at American colleges and universities and have been selected based on their impressive research profiles and pedagogical expertise. You will study with the best! Additionally, all students take conversational German to improve (or gain) the ability to communicate effectively in everyday situations. In the afternoon, students choose among various recreational classes (each lasting two weeks). An intensive 2.5 day ‚college boot camp‘ with Admissions Guru Janet Stark will give students the confidence and competence to figure out where they might want to go to college and why, and equip them with the knowledge to optimize their chances of getting there. A 3-day Berlin trip tops off the summer of a lifetime at GGE Summer School!
Six distinguished campuses, acclaimed professors, and an exceptional summer experience for bright young minds. The Great Books Summer Program is an experience like no other in American education. For over sixteen years, GBSP has gathered exceptional middle and high school students from across the world to read, discuss and debate selections from the greatest works of literature.
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Join other intellectually curious high school students on campus at Harvard, where you can explore topics as wide ranging as American law, philosophy, computer programming and public speaking. During your two weeks at Harvard, you attend class for three hours a day and participate in college readiness workshops or team-building events. In the evenings, you eat in the dining hall, finish homework in your dorm and attend social activities.
High School Summer Study and Travel programs offer rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, and college freshmen the opportunity to earn three college credits from Hillsdale College while traveling to cultural and historic destinations domestic and abroad. Two-week travel courses begin with time on campus studying with Hillsdale College faculty, after which study continues on site.
This year, we welcome your inquisitive minds and innovative spirit to make this experience truly exceptional. Selected candidates will spend 5 days visiting our world-class university. During the week, you’ll be able to express your ideas on how higher education could be a solution in order to tackle the problem of climate change within the International Relations context. Students will take part in a series of workshops and conferences with top senior research professors from the international relations and climate change fields to develop tools and contribute ideas about the future of higher education. Additionally, selected candidates will be granted an 80% scholarship to study at IE University in Spain.
The IEU Summer Program is an intensive summer program designed for high potential students from all around the world, taking place over two weeks in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. It allows them to grow personally and professionally, while making friends in an engaging, international environment.
The exclusive ISSOS summer school program offers high school students from all over the world the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure at one of three amazing, historic, and picturesque universities: St. Andrews in Scotland, Cambridge in England, and Yale in New Haven, Connecticut.
In Ithaca College's residential pre-college summer program, high school students experience college life and college-level courses while living in a safe environment. The Summer College for High School Students has two program offerings, each with courses designed and reserved expressly for pre-college students.
Welcome to our Summer School, created by the John Locke Institute for exceptional students to explore university-level Philosophy, Politics, Economics, History, Mathematics and French, in university-style seminars and tutorials, at a beautiful 18th century château, in the French départment of Calvados.
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AIM (Academically Interested Minds) is a five-week residential pre-college summer program which began in 1984 and has continued to thrive over the years. The program is designed to augment Kettering University’s efforts to reach a greater number of multicultural students who have a strong interest in the areas of engineering, math, science and business.
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The Aspects of Leadership Summer Institute is an intensive seven-week program and completely free of charge for LEDA Scholars. It includes leadership training, academic writing instruction, standardized test preparation, college guidance, and community building. The Summer Institute provides LEDA Scholars with a unique range of learning experiences that help them develop and sharpen their problem-solving skills and open the door to reaching their potential as students and leaders.
The Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive brings American high school sophomores and juniors (ages 16-17) together with international high school students from all regions of the world for four weeks to live and learn together at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
LMU, located in Los Angeles, California, offers an engaging opportunity for motivated high school students to get a sneak peek at college life through a unique two-week experience designed to challenge students' critical and creative ways of thinking.
The Advanced Placement Summer Institute is a program that offers high school teachers the opportunity to improve their skills through short workshop courses, offered for graduate credit or audit.
While our courses focus on curricular and pedagogical development and review of Advanced Placement course and exam material for new and experienced teachers, the opportunity to connect with fellow educators offered by the Institute is equally valuable. As a participant, you will discuss and share teaching methods and materials, all while gaining graduate credit and/or personal development hours.
The Pre-College Program offers many engaging activities beyond the classroom to ensure you make the most out of your two weeks on campus. You will have opportunities to engage with faculty, visit NYC, socialize with fellow students, and explore the Hudson valley. Get a head start on college by taking a college course and earn college credit! Pursue your interests and expand your academic and creative aspirations. Learn from Marist's renowned faculty. Get a taste of a college major you are thinking about pursuing. Discover what you want to be when you grow up. Get a head start on your degree and get an advantage before you graduate high school.
Designed for high school students currently in grades 10 or 11, Summer Academy unfolds over two weeks of classes, workshops, activities, and trips, and is supervised 24/7 by McGill staff and students. This experience will introduce you to university life and is sure to make your summer memorable!
The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week program in which they do the following: - Participate in challenging, immersive academic modules centered on a specific topic or area of interest. - Learn alongside our leading faculty and professional experts. - Reside in a "living-learning" community with other Summer Scholars participants and get a real preview of college life - live in a residence hall, eat in our award-winning dining halls, and enjoy campus facilities such as our Recreational Sports Center and Goggin Ice Center. - Attend special workshops on topics such as the college admission process and financial assistance. Get an insider's look at the college application process — learn about ACT/SAT test preparation, how to find the right college fit, how to write the best college essay, as well as get an introduction to financial aid and scholarships.
National Geographic offers student travel programs around the world each summer that aim to inspire and educate middle school and high school students. Get into the field on an Expedition, Community Service trip, Photography Workshop, or University Workshop, in a destination that captures your imagination.
For over 30 years, the National Student Leadership Conference has invited a select group of outstanding high school students to participate in its fast-paced, high-level, interactive pre-college summer sessions. Choose from more than 30 special-interest programs hosted on college campuses around the U.S.
New York Times Student Journeys offers educational travel programs for high school students. Our portfolio visits destinations The Times has covered, where students can benefit from our special understanding and insider’s view as they explore themes and topics associated with Times coverage of local issues. Operating each of our Journeys is Putney Student Travel. Putney is as passionate about educational travel as The New York Times is about education. This collaboration combines the Times’s expertise in adding perspective to places and events with Putney’s long history of designing educational travel programs to present a range of experiences like no other.
Students can expect a collaborative group experience focused on each program’s theme. Group leaders and a New York Times expert will guide students as they choose a culminating project related to the theme of the program, prepare it and present it to their peers at the end of the program.
Our NYC Summer Academy gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to live and learn in New York City while studying topics in journalism, media, technology, arts, culture, sports, fashion, business, science and more. Each two-week course draws on the expertise and unrivaled access of The New York Times and encourages students to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world.
Are you driven, hard-working, curious? Do you crave new experiences and love to challenge yourself? Are you looking to set yourself apart academically?These pre-college programs are designed for talented high school students who want to give themselves an edge. We offer a choice of innovative programs led by Northeastern’s internationally acclaimed faculty. Accelerate programs are hosted on our Boston campus, allowing you to experience true collegiate learning in a world-class environment. Try something new, or challenge yourself to rise to a new level in an existing area of interest.
For more than 100 years, NMH has been making the most of the summer months with rigorous academic programs, innovative teaching methods, individual attention, and bountiful opportunities.
NMH Summer Session students come from all over the U.S. and the world, and they each have their own goals. For some, it’s a chance to experience a rigorous academic environment, possibly for the first time. For others, it’s an opportunity to build on their existing foundation and get a jump on college preparation.
Summer Session programs include Rising Scholars (for students entering grades 7 through 9) and College Prep (for students entering grades 10 through 12). Our English as a Second Language classes are now included in the major course offerings of both programs.
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Explore the world-class city of Chicago and experience college life at Northwestern University this summer. High school sophomores and juniors enroll in undergraduate courses for college credit or a two-week IN FOCUS seminar in a special topic area.
NYU’s varied array of high school programs offer flexibility and options that can be tailored to your individual needs and schedule. Most programs are offered during the summer, but there are options for weekend workshops during the fall and spring. Application processes, requirements and deadlines are varied; as are housing and financial aid offerings.
We offer over 200 courses, many of which aren’t available in school, and all of which are taught by university experts and industry professionals. Our most popular courses include Medicine, Law, Business, and Psychology - but you can read descriptions of all them on this page.
On our four-week programs, students choose two subjects, a major and a minor in the UK and Europe; a major and a workshop in America. The major meets for three-and-a-half hours, six mornings per week. The minor and the workshop meet for two hours, three afternoons per week.
On our one-week summer programs, students choose one major subject per week, and a different minor for each day. On our one-week spring programs, students choose one major subject, and undertake a wide range of social, experiential, and academic extracurricular activities every afternoon.
Our mission is to provide the most exceptional study abroad experiences in the world, including our award-winning summer schools in Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews and Imperial London. Every summer, students from all around the world join us for our award-winning academic and cultural enrichment programmes, while Gap Year, University Foundation and other outstanding programmes are available all year round. We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, and are two-time winners of the Queen's Award.
Motivated students ages 10+ will enhance their summer through additional learning opportunities on a unique, downtown campus. Students enjoy access to the University's award-winning faculty, cutting-edge facilities and a hands-on, experiential learning style. We offer programs in athletics, cinema, arts, dance, forensic science, journalism, and theatre.
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The Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) enrolls up to 90 local high school students and seeks to support them in preparing for admission to selective and highly selective colleges and universities. PAYS participants engage in a thought-provoking combination of courses, cultural events, workshops, projects and field trips during the intensive 4-week, residential program as well as throughout the academic year. PAYS serves rising sophomores through rising seniors from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education—students who are first in their family to attend college; from low income families; and are African American, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, and/or part of other underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.
Leadership, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
This immersion will focus on entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in creative environments to provide a greater understanding of the tools that every innovative organization needs to succeed. Through a series of collaborative exercises, including leadership visioning, entrepreneurial idea generation, and experimental market research, you will learn to apply a variety of design thinking skills, mindsets, and strategies for working in and managing creative businesses – and for starting new ones. Sample topics include how to frame and re-frame problems, how to challenge assumptions, how to work in creative teams, how to generate and test creative ideas, and how to tell a compelling story through a verbal and visual pitch presentation.
Not only is Rustic Pathways a pioneer in providing quality travel and service programs for students and educators, but we’re also redefining how to integrate education, travel, and philanthropy in a world where all people are connected by a shared humanity. At Rustic, our mission, vision, and values drive the way we run our programs, partner with local communities, and live our lives.
Welcome to Discover the World of Communication, where you will learn to build a digital portfolio, write a script, shoot and edit a film, write a news story like a pro, speak with confidence, persuade, inform, educate, and entertain. Our professional, hands-on workshops-open to students entering grades 9 through 12-are taught by American University School of Communication faculty and communication professionals.
The St. Albans School of Public Service (SPS) lasts only four weeks each summer, but our students describe it as "life-changing." The School of Public Service is a unique program that brings 35-40 rising high school seniors from all over the United States and the world to the heart of Washington, D.C., where they undertake an in-depth exploration of government, politics, and public service. If you are accepted to SPS, you'll use the case study method (the teaching method used in graduate programs in law, business, and public policy) to dissect public policy issues ranging from the debate over the use of enhanced interrogation methods and drones in the war on terror, to the ethics of undercover journalism, to the efforts here and abroad to achieve equity in education.
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SCA Scholars is a multi-year, intensive pre-college program for female students from the greater Los Angeles area and the Inland Empire. Through mentorship from Scripps College faculty and staff, participants develop the confidence and skills to be well-prepared college applicants, successful college students, and professionals who create positive, lasting change.
Skidmore is well known not only as a highly selective liberal arts college but also as one with a studio art program that rivals those of the best fine arts colleges. Skidmore's unique curriculum offers students the opportunity to pursue one of three academic tracks: 2 liberal arts courses, two studio art courses, or one of each. In addition to the coursework in the Studio Arts, Pre-College students can also take full advantage of the Summer Studio Art Program, which offers special workshops and hosts visiting artists, gallery talks and more, creating a vibrant community that attracts both serious art students and those engaged in exploration.
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Stanford Summer Session’s Horizon Scholars program is a residential scholarship opportunity for low-income, high-achieving rising high school seniors who reside in the state of California to attend the High School Summer College program at little to no cost.
This 3-unit mandatory course covers critical reading, writing, and research skills that are applicable to any area of academic study.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies produces an array of programs for academically talented young students everywhere. Our programs are available online and in-person, during the summer and year-round, and feature broad exploration or intense study in a single subject.
In addition to hosting two summer camps and music programs at the Conservatory, Rivers offers Summer Academic Programs that give high-achieving students a place to pursue advanced coursework that prepares them for the challenges of the coming academic year.
Designed by Smith's professors and staff, our programs not only give you an inspiring learning experience, you can also request a recommendation from your Smith faculty to use in your college applications. Inside the classroom, a hands-on, collaborative learning environment lets you directly engage with world-class scholars who help you pursue your passions and develop new skills. Outside the classroom, enjoy Smith's beautiful setting, live in a house on campus, make new friends and have a great time joining in on lots of fun activities.
Suffolk University has summer options for students at all stages of their academic careers. With day and evening classes in the heart of Boston, convenient online options, and access to high-profile internships, Suffolk is your destination for summer learning and enrichment. You can also study at our campus in Madrid, Spain.
The Tufts College Experience is designed to reflect the typical experience a Tufts student might have during their Freshman year of college. Students have the opportunity to build their own course schedule to meet their summer learning objectives! Our program balances the rigorous academic courses, most taught by real Tufts faculty, with expert-led workshops, and field trips designed to take advantage of the Boston area.
Discover the awesome course opportunities for high school students this summer at the University of Chicago. Within a supportive campus community, students from all over the globe are exposed to diverse ideas in classrooms taught by world-class faculty and instructors. In the classroom, students are given the chance to take intellectual risks, dive more deeply into subject matter, and discuss questions that go beyond the realm of their high school curriculum.
The focus of the Five-Week Intensive is on storytelling and developing the skill sets necessary to translate the written page onto the screen. This is the backbone of our program, in which every student produces and directs their own 4-6 minute finished project. Along the way, we will cover the technical aspects necessary to produce a final film - everything from operating cameras, to setting up lights and capturing sound.
Summerfuel programs are personalized adventures for students seeking a summer experience like no other. All of our pre-college, study abroad, Spanish language immersion, social entrepreneurship, college admissions prep, and visual media programs are designed to broaden academic and personal horizons. Founded in 1984 with the goal of facilitating global understanding for high school students through unique educational summer programs, we continue to offer programs that emphasize cultural engagement, travel, exploration, recreation, language study, academic enrichment, social engagement, responsibility, independence and personal growth.
Putney Student Travel is branching out into new territory! We are excited to partner with American Public Media to create the first ever podcasting program for high school students in the country. Maybe the world? We're pretty sure it's that innovative!
On this two-week residential program based at Macalester College, students will learn the skills for making a successful podcast. They will get the chance to work alongside talented hosts, producers, and sound engineers from American Public Media, with access to APM’s state-of-the-art studios and production facilities in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.
Designed for all experience levels, high school students on this program will gain valuable skills in audio production, interviewing and journalism, and writing and storytelling—foundational skills that can be applied across disciplines. Students then create their own podcast on their topic of choice, guided by passion, curiosity, and inspiring mentors.
We are proud to locate our program at two of the nation’s leading colleges and universities - Yale University and University of California, Berkeley - to offer students a rich taste of life on a major campus. Each campus has been selected for our summer enrichment programs based on outstanding academic excellence and rigor, reputation for safety and comfort, and capacity to inspire students to reach their full potential. Note: Summer Springboard programs are not run by our campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for the Summer Springboard program in any way.
Spend a week living on a college campus with other high school students who share your passion, choosing from individual programs ranging from sports media to creative writing to engineering--and beyond.
We are your Swiss Alliance of Hospitality Management Schools. We look after 5 schools spread over 7 beautiful campuses in Switzerland, with a student body made up of 111 nationalities and 6,500 students. Each school benefits from a unique location and educational experience and, with a tailored hospitality education, your 5-star educational experience starts here!
For over 50 years, Syracuse University Summer College has been giving high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. Our 36 different 2, 3, 4, and 6-week programs reflect the richness and diversity of the majors and minors at Syracuse University.
The Summer Owl Leadership Experience (SOLE) allows students the opportunity to develop and expand their leadership skills. Students participate in dynamic leadership workshops, a ropes course, and visiting successful professional enterprises to get insights from industry leaders.
Newcomb Summer Session is a program designed to inspire students to end gender inequality in their generation. With more students joining the public conversation on women in society—from the “confidence gap” to the #MeToo Movement—Newcomb Summer Session empowers students to put feminist ideas into social action. Through discussion-based seminars, workshops, and collaborative projects, students learn strategies for taking on leadership roles in and beyond the classroom, finding a public voice, tackling real-world issues, and strengthening college applications.
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If you're in high school, you don't have to wait to get your college career started. Through The University of Alabama Early College program you can take college courses online or on campus while still in high school, earning up to 30 credit hours. Thousands of high school students have gotten a big jump on college through UA Early College.
The Edge summer college program at the University of Delaware offers exclusive opportunities to engaged and talented high school sophomores and juniors across the country. Students have the chance to live and learn on one of the most engaging college campuses on the East Coast.
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Explore future study and career interests at Australia's #1 university, ranked #26 in the world. Enroll for 1-2 weeks with options in STEM, humanities, business, design, and performing arts. Live on campus in the heart of the world's most livable city. Make friends from around the world. $1350/week. Scholarships available.
The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program provides an exciting opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors to explore their academic passions and experience what it’s like to be a college student. This unique academic program allows students to earn college credit, interact with world class professors, make lasting friendships, and grow as independent thinkers.
Summer Scholars participants spend two intense weeks in one of 21 exciting programs of study. We keep the classes small and personal attention from Notre Dame faculty high. The coursework is a true preview of college academics—it is both rigorous and rewarding, and students earn one college credit upon the completion of a program track. Students collaborate on coursework outside designated class times, as they would in any college setting. There is also ample time to enjoy the social facets of college life, especially those unique to Notre Dame.
The dynamic world of health care plus the expertise of University of Pittsburgh academics and facilities. This educational mixture shapes a unique, academically rigorous, hands-on campus experience for students attending the Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) each summer. The Academy is often a springboard for future studies in medicine.
The University of Rochester’s Pre-College Programs offer current high school students a wide range of academic programs ranging from one to six weeks, with options to live on campus during the summer and experience life in a residence hall, or as a commuter with a choice of a full- or half-day classes.
Our Intensive Studies programs focus on one area of study that are reflective of Rochester’s most popular majors and give students the opportunity to explore different paths within the subject matter. Credit Courses are undergraduate classes offered through the University of Rochester semester schedule. Students taking credit courses will be in classes with other University students to earn college credit. The Non-Credit Courses will give students the opportunity to choose among subject areas they are passionate about. These hands-on, smaller class size workshop type academic offerings are available in a variety of discipline areas.
University faculty, graduate students, and esteemed local educators teach classes and are committed to cultivating the minds of young students. With small class sizes, instructors mentor each student and give valuable insights into the theories, technologies, and principles of their field.
UVM Summer Academy is an outstanding, academically challenging 4-week online program for high school students who have completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and are interested in exploring a specific field of study.
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USC established Bovard Scholars to empower outstanding high school students with financial need to dream big. We help you reach higher. We prepare you for success in college — including gaining admission and scholarships to the best schools that are the ideal fit for you — and in your career. That includes thorough exploration of the wide range of options for your future.
USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through unique 4 and 2 week summer courses. Accepted students to the USC Summer Programs will balance academic and campus life as they prepare for college in the nation’s entertainment center – Los Angeles, California.
Vermont Academy’s Global Leadership Summer Symposium is an academic and global leadership program for rising 7th through 12th grade students from around the world. A leader in global education, Vermont Academy has designed a global leadership program that provides middle and high school students with an engaging and fun environment in which to: - Discover and practice different leadership styles - Discuss global and environmental issues - Share their cultures and learn about other cultures - Immerse themselves in the arts - Participate in team sports
Through our High School Summer Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in courses for credit and study alongside undergraduates. Students select from a broad range of stimulating introductory courses in the humanities, math, sciences, and social sciences.
The hit movie Moneyball opened audiences’ eyes to the world of sports statistics. The Wharton Moneyball Academy lets students delve deeper into this fascinating realm, showing them how to turn simple data into deep discoveries that defy conventional wisdom. Hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), the Moneyball Academy welcomes talented high school juniors and seniors intrigued by statistics.
We offer an alternative approach for university-aged study abroad students. Since 1993 we have been running dynamic programs around the world, including semester programs which have offered college level for-credit courses since 2001. Our approach to College Study Abroad Programs is to provide high-quality academic experiences in unconventional places.
A five week program - a remarkable academic boost! We know every student is eager to reach higher. Inspirational teachers, structure, compassion
and daily follow through - we make it happen.
Individual Goals: Stronger Writing, Reading, Math Skills, Study Skills and Academic Confidence, Readiness for the next year or a new school
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Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing interdisciplinary programs that foster intellectual curiosity, deepen understanding and inspire creative action across all borders. The program is highly selective and gives students an unforgettable summer experience. To give students room to flourish in a new learning environment and to explore new academic interests,
Young Leaders of Tomorrow (YLOT) is a 2-week summer leadership program that helps students aged 15-18 develop leadership skills, self-awareness and a service mindset to better prepare them for journey to college and beyond. The program is facilitated by top Ivy League students and graduates who have successfully charted their own paths and are passionate about helping others learn.