• Pre-College Programs

    Babson College
    Summer study for rising junior and senior high school students. Students take a 4 credit college course, Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Experience. This course combines classroom learning with workshops, guest lectures from innovative industry leaders, and visits to a wide range of entrepreneurial organizations. Application deadline is March 1.
    More information: www.babson.edu/summerstudy

    Beacon College  
    Summer for Success in July. A 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors & seniors who learn differently. The program is uniquely designed to help prepare students who learn differently for the transition to college. Each student and family will receive a personal "Awareness Overview" that is designed to help the student prepare for college study. Scholarships are available for students in need, a first-come-first-serve basis.
    Contact: admissions@beaconcollege.edu

    Boston University
    Summer Journalism Institute for High School Students. Two-week summer sessions. 
    Contact: (617) 370-8523
    More information: www.combeyond.bu.edu/workshop/bu-summer-journalism-institute/

    Boston University Pre-College Programs
    Summer Programs offered: High School Honors, Research in Science & Engineering, Academic Immersion, Summer Challenge, Summer Preview
    More information: www.bu.edu/summer/highschool

    Boston University Academy of Media Production (AMP)
    Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more.
    Contact: buamp@bu.edu
    More information: bu.edu/amp

    California College of the Arts 
    Earn 3 units of college credit in 4 weeks, June-July. Applications open in January. The priority deadline for on-campus housing, need-based, & merit scholarships March 15.
    More information: www.cca.edu/precollege

    Case Western Reserve University
    Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs in Cleveland, OH
    More info: www.case.edu/summerprograms

    Cornell University Summer College
    Three and six-week programs offered between June and August in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from architecture, business, hospitality, and engineering to international relations, science, social change, and veterinary medicine - and many more.
    Contact: summer_college@cornell.edu
    More information: www.summercollege.cornell.edu

    Duke University
    Summer session for high-school students.
    Three Programs:  
    Summer College – 4 weeks, credit-bearing program for students currently in 10th-12th grades in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
    Summer Academy – 3-week program for students currently in 9th-12th grades in which they take a certificate course.
    Accelerated STEM Academy – 1-week STEM-based program for students currently in 9th-12th grade that consists of a variety of hands-on labs, tours of Duke’s research facilities, faculty lectures and workshops.
    More information: www.summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

    Fairfield University
    Summer high school programs for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Three programs: Summer Scholars, Pre-College Immersion, and BASE Camp (female students) July 7-19, 2019.
    More information: www.fairfield.edu/highschool

    Gettysburg College
    Several opportunities for high school juniors and seniors. Subjects include; psychology, history, creative writing, piano, or information technology.
    More info: https://www.gettysburg.edu

    Harvard Crimson Summer Conferences

    Notre Dame College
    Pre-College programs for high-achieving students that offer a taste of college life, academics, and the Notre Dame community. Students earn one college credit upon completion of any of their programs. Three program types: Summer Scholars, Study Abroad and Leadership Seminars.
    Contact: www.precoll@nd.edu

    Notre Dame Force for Good Film Festival
    Created to inspire students to use their cell phones as creative tools, the Force for Good Film Festival seeks submissions of five-minute videos with positive messages from high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Learn more on the Force for Good Facebook page and follow along on Twitter @NDForceForGood. Scholarship Prize: Winners will have their films screened at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame, and may be eligible to receive a full scholarship to the Notre Dame two-week residential Summer Scholars Program (Film Production Track) for either 2019 or 2020. Participants must apply and be admitted to the Summer Scholars Film Production track in order to receive the full tuition scholarship prize.
    Application due in February

    New York University 
    NYU Precollege gives rising Juniors and seniors the amazing opportunity to spend their summer on NYU's campus in the heart of Manhattan. For six exciting weeks, high schoolers can take college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time in college, all while experiencing what it's like to be an NYU student.
    For scholarship consideration, students should apply early and no later than April 1.
    In addition to NYU Precollege, students can choose from other high school programs offered at NYU. Students can explore subjects like music technology at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and STEM research at the Tandon School of Engineering, plus many more.
    More information: www.nyu.edu/precollege and www.nyu.edu/highschool

    Pratt Institute - Brooklyn Campus
    Precollege courses for High School students. Architecture, Art, Design, Fashion, Creative Writing, and more.
    Each summer, Pratt Institute's PreCollege program welcomes nearly 400 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to our Brooklyn campus for nearly a month where they encounter life as an art and design college student. Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits accepted at most colleges and universities.
    Contact: (855) 551-7727
    More information: www.pratt.edu/precollege

    St. John's College Summer Academy

    Revolution and Rebellion: Justice and Law
    Freedom and Order: Creating Laws, Government, and Society
    Beginnings: Inquiring into the Origins of Politics, Poetry, and Mathematics
    The Beautiful and Sublime: Exploring Visual Forms in Art and Nature
    Technology and Transcendence: Scientific Ambition and the Human Condition
    Contact: santafe.academy@sjc.edu or annapolis.academy@sjc.edu
    More information: www.sjc.edu/summer-academy-2019

    Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, NJ
    Many programs in cutting-edge fields of study. February priority deadline for the pre-college program.
    Contact: summer@stevens.edu or (201) 216-5000, (201) 216-3683
    More information: https://www.stevens.edu/admissions/pre-college-programs/available-pre-college-programs

    TMCC Success First Summer Bridge Program
    6-week program June-August. Benefits: Free College classes, textbooks, lunch, and tutoring. Earn college credits for coursework. Income-qualified students will earn an $800 award ($400 in the fall, $400 in the spring) for successful completion. Success Coach, Supplies and Priority Registration.
    Qualifications: First Generation student; Must be available during the entire program duration of June – August; Income-qualified
    Apply online at  www.successfirst.tmcc.edu 
    Contact: (775) 673-8236  

    University of Alabama
    UA Early College – High School students can earn up to 30 credit hours, online or on campus. Credits transfer to most colleges nationwide. Eligible for early housing selection and admission benefits when applying to the University of Alabama as a freshman. Option to live and study on campus during the summer (June or July).
    Eligibility – High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a 3.0+ GPA
    Contact: (205) 348-7083
    More information: www.uaearlycollege.ua.edu

    University of Delaware 
    Five weeks, credit-bearing college experience. The priority deadline is May 1. All applications submitted after May 1 will be reviewed as space is available.
    Contact: edge@udel.edu
    More info: www.udel.edu/edge

    University of Virginia
    Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond.
    Applications available on a rolling basis until April. Some financial aid is available.
    More info: http://slavery.virginia.edu/cornerstone-summer-institute/

    University of Wyoming Engineering Summer Program (ESP)
    Week-long program in June for current high school juniors who will be seniors in the 2019-20 school year.
    Contact: esp@uwyo.edu or (307) 766-4236

    USC Summer Programs, Los Angeles CA
    4 week credit program June-July. 2 week non-credit program in late June.
    More info: https://summerprograms.usc.edu/tuition/

    Washington University in St. Louis
    High School Scholars Program - Enroll in courses for credit and live on campus. 3 different summer sessions.
    Eligibility - current sophomore or junior in high school. Minimum B+ (3.3/4.0) GPA. Combined SAT of at least 1200 or ACT of at least 25. TOEFL score of at least 90 for international applicants.
    More information:

    Willam & Mary College, National Institute of American History and Democracy

    Pre-College Program in Early American History. Study options: HIST 217: Jamestown through the American Revolution. HIST 218: American Revolution through the Civil War.
    Session 1: June- July. Session 2: July- August.
    Contact: precol@wm.edu
    More info: www.wm.edu/niahd