College Summer Programs
Pre-College, Personalized. Come to Adelphi this summer. Live on campus. Take an amazing class. Make new friends. Earn college credits. All in our summer program tailored just for you!
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American Collegiate Summer
What It Is
American Collegiate Summer welcomes students for 4 or 8 weeks over the summer, with two primary tracks based on your students’ level and interests:
- For graduating high school seniors who want a competitive edge: A welcoming and engaging summer experience with US university skills-based coursework, industry-specific team projects, cultural excursions and networking opportunities
- For university students jump-starting their career: Shorelight’s award-winning Career Accelerator summer intensive CareerTrek, featuring workshops and seminars with key employers (e.g.: American Express), team-based case studies, exclusive visits to leading companies, and opportunities for qualified students to pursue summer internships
Where It Is
Students can choose between Adelphi University’s New York City center or our Auburn University campus in Alabama. Both locations offer core curriculum, a large number of elective courses, and additional program features such as exclusive internship experiences, housing options, and excursions—so students can design the summer experience they want.
- Eligibility: All foreign passport holders ages 17 or older
- Process: Register now or email your Shorelight representative for more information
- Requirements: Application and supplementary forms, $500 deposit
- Academic/English requirements: None
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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Babson College Summer Study
Babson Summer Study is a four-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors to develop as entrepreneurial leaders. You will cultivate core career skills and a sharp entrepreneurial mindset for overcoming challenges in any organization, in any role—all while earning college credit and living as a member of a college community.
Program Dates: July 6–August 2, 2020
Applications are open! Learn more on our Apply page or start your application now. Applications will close on March 9.
Boston University Summer Term High School Programs
With five exciting and challenging high school summer 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. Push yourself academically while experiencing college life, making new friends, and engaging in social activities around Boston and on campus. BU Summer Term offers you a choice of one-, two-, three-, and six-week programs, with options to live on campus, commute from home, or study online.
Boston University Academy of Media Production
Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University’s Academy of Media Production.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
Program Dates: July 6 – 31, 2020
Program Info & Application Materials: bu.edu/amp
Carleton Liberal Arts Experience
CLAE is a week-long summer program designed to introduce high school students to the strengths of the liberal arts education. We want you to know that we are now welcoming online student applications for CLAE 2020.
Apply Here! Deadline to apply: April 10, 2020
Carleton also hosts other summer academic programs in Applied Sustainability, Quantitative Reasoning, the Humanities, Computer Science, and Art. Learn more about the full range of Summer Liberal Arts Institute Pre-College Programs.
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago’s Summer Session programs bring together a global community of thinkers who ask tough questions and embrace new ideas. Join fellow engaged, idea-driven students from around the globe as you dig in—sometimes literally—to a Summer Session program at one of the world’s great intellectual destinations. Then, together, take in the outdoor music festivals, professional sports games, and Lake Michigan shorelines to round out summertime in Chicago.
University of Delaware Pre-College Programs
Join UD: a top-ranked university with an award-winning faculty, talented students and a variety of flexible programs that give you the freedom to craft a unique college experience.
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Duke University Summer Session
Applications for Duke University Summer Session 2020 open December 3rd.
Get ahead of the crowd and begin preparing your application materials now. Click one of the program links below for more details about the following steps in the application process:
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information about academic camps below:
Hillsdale College High School Study Abroad Program
Every summer, Hillsdale College invites High School Juniors, Seniors, and incoming College Freshmen to summer study-abroad courses. Through these programs, exceptional students spend up to three days at Hillsdale’s campus attending lectures and studying. Immediately following their time on campus, they travel abroad to see the places they just learned about, guided by the same professors that taught the classroom session.
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Designed to help students achieve their full potential, Lehigh University Summer Academy offers innovative, thought-provoking and enriching course work, combined with learning that extends beyond the traditional classroom. Service-learning projects, leadership development, field trips and social events will also be an integral part of the program. Participants will build their “tool belt” for success both in school and life. Most importantly, students will make meaningful connections and create friendships that will last a lifetime!
To learn more about the program and to nominate students, visit summeracademy.lehigh.edu. If you have questions about the Summer Academy, please feel free to contact Kristin Weinstein, Managing Director, at 610.758.0655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
McGill Summer Academy
Following the great success of our previous Summer Academies, we are happy to announce the dates for McGill Summer Academy 2020!
From July 5-18 and July 19-August 1, students in grades 10 and 11 from across the world will have the opportunity to participate in classes, workshops, and social activities introducing them to university life, McGill, and Montréal – all while being hosted in a McGill Residence!
The application deadline is February 6, 2020.
Those interested in learning more about the McGill Summer Academy can refer to our website and join our mailing list to receive updates on the 2020 program!
The University of Mississippi
Applications open Dec. 1, 2019
The University of Mississippi High School
The University of Mississippi High School’s mission is to provide students with an accredited quality education in a flexible, online environment. Our dedicated and innovative faculty supports students through a rigorous curriculum that accommodates students of all backgrounds.
Summer College for High School Students
Summer College for High School Students is a four-week academic program for high achieving high school students who want to experience university life prior to their first year of enrollment.
Mississippi Star Talk
Mississippi StarTalk is a program funded by the federal government to provide high school students with intensive instruction in Chinese on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford during the Second Summer Session.
One Week Summer Workshops
Journey farther and challenge yourself with the University of Mississippi’s summer workshops.
Academically engaged students from across the country come to Oxford, Mississippi every summer to discover their passions and make life-changing friendships.
Certified education professionals and University of Mississippi instructors facilitate student-driven explorations of health professions, engineering, literature, musical heritage, visual art, computer science, and more in these workshop experiences. Join us for the kind of living-and-learning experience that can only be found at a top national university.
Lott Leadership Institute
The Lott Leadership Summer Institute is a five-week program that offers high school students the opportunity to deepen their engagement with our world and begin to realize their own potential as leaders.
Summer Research Experience
The University of Mississippi Rebel Research Scholars Program offers hands-on, faculty-led research experiences in our labs here at Ole Miss to high school students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Under the guidance and mentorship of experienced research faculty, students will spend about seven hours each day conducting research in a university laboratory setting.
Montclair State University Early College Program
Through our pre-college programs, rising juniors and seniors earn transferable college credits, experience the rigors and expectations of college-level classes, learn alongside Montclair State University students and engage in courses taught by University professors on campus or online.
Montclair State University – Hispanic Student College Institute
Montclair State University, the largest four-year Hispanic Serving Institution in New Jersey, is offering a Hispanic Student College Institute on July 14-16, 2020, for rising high school juniors and seniors.
The Institute will be a transformational experience for 200 students who identify as Hispanic. They will be challenged to think big about their future and the impact they will have on their community after college. Best of all, there will be no cost for students to participate and attend.
Through the Hispanic Student College Institute, students will:
- Engage in career exploration and goal-setting initiatives
- Attend college-planning workshops
- Participate in a majors fair and mock college interviews
- Live on campus in Machuga Heights
Institute participants will be eligible for scholarships to attend Montclair State University in the future and will receive certificates of completion to include in their college applications and their resumes.
Academically committed students who identify as Hispanic are encouraged to apply by visiting montclair.edu/admissions/hsci and completing the online application.
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Norwich University Summer Design Academy
The Architecture + Art Summer Design Academy is a week-long summer program for high school students that offers:
- sketching and drafting
- model building
- seminars & guest lecturers
- hands on workshops
- field trips
Parsons Paris Fashion & Luxury
Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury is an online course designed specifically for high school students. Taught by three top industry experts, the curriculum offers access to this exciting world, covering topics such as:
How popular fashion brands come to life
The key elements that distinguish this category from other products
How becoming more green sparks innovation
How brands use celebrities and influencers to create excitement
Each student will be assigned a mentor who encourages and assists in completing assignments. The mentor also helps brainstorm the final assignment—The Insider’s Challenge, a presentation that allows students to showcase what they’ve learned, express their creativity, and get feedback from industry experts.
Students earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris, which will serve them well as they plan for internships or college applications.
The $50 application fee will be waived for all students who apply by Sunday, March 8th, 2020 by using the code PARIS when submitting their application.
Penn Summer High School Programs
Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Explore Penn’s historic campus, engage with leading faculty, and build intellectual connections within accelerated two-, three-, or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs.
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Reynolds Young Writers Workshop
The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison is an energizing 8-day program for motivated high school students (rising juniors and seniors) who love to write. For over 25 years, the Reynolds Workshop has brought together young writers who are passionate about writing and eager to connect to a close-knit community of writing friends. The workshop is held each June on the beautiful campus of Denison University, a leading liberal arts college, in the village of Granville, Ohio.
Rhodes College Summer Writing Institute
The Summer Writing Institute at Rhodes College takes place annually for two weeks during June and is a residential academic program committed to developing the critical thinking and writing skills of ambitious high school students. Within the college′s liberal arts environment, students sharpen their reading and analytical skills and learn strategies for writing creatively and critically. At the end of the session, students receive a grade for their work and class participation, earn two college credits (transferable to most colleges and universities), and will complete a portfolio of college-level writing.
Roanoke Summer Academy
The Summer Academy is for rising high school sophomores, upperclassmen and incoming college freshmen who are interested in having an immersive college experience, being academically challenged, and working towards a smooth transition into the academic and social life of college. Month-Long Research and Summer Immersion programs can also give you college credit.
University of Rochester
At the University of Rochester, students pursue only what they’re interested in. With Rochester’s Pre-College Programs, high school students get that same freedom. Students make significant contributions to campus, foster respect for other cultures, and bring unique perspectives to the classroom.
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.
Explore the University, broaden your educational experience, sharpen academics skills, and learn more about who—not just what—you want to be.
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Samford University Bulldog Pharmacy Camp
From June 21 to 26, 2020 high school students that are interested in investigating a career as a pharmacist can experience hands-on learning about health careers in pharmacy, participate in tours of local health care facilities and local pharmacies, participate in compounding activities and hands on demonstrations in the College of Health Sciences Learning and Simulation Laboratories.
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Try college on before taking college on!
Skidmore’s Pre-College Program is a summer college credit-bearing experience for motivated students who share a common interest in preparing for college success. Experience new people, places and ideas on our beautiful campus in Saratoga Springs.
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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.
Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.
- Stanford Summer Humanities Institute brings students in grades 10 and 11 together to explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities. Seminars are led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
- Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students currently in grades 8–11 to apply to a single-subject intensive course selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
- Stanford AI4ALL invites students in 9th grade to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals. Young women and students from underrepresented and/or low-income backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
- Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.
Stevens Institute of Technology
Do you have students who are interested in pursuing a career in STEAM? Want to learn more about our very popular summer programs, what we offer and how to apply? Do you know someone who may be interested in applying to the Stevens’ Pre-College program?
Summer Discovery High School and Middle School course registration is now open! Popular courses will fill up fast. Encourage students to apply and enroll today to ensure a spot in their desired course(s).
Tulane University Pre-College
Tulane University understands that the world is facing some big challenges. To inspire the next generation to think, learn, act, and lead, we are offering students an opportunity to participate in Tulane Pre-College programs this summer. Tulane Pre-College offers middle and high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. With both credit and enrichment options, our different one- and two-week programs provide students with an introduction to Tulane University, where young minds can explore academic disciplines, build their resumes, and imagine making an impact.
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USC Summer Program
USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through unique 4 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. Learn more about USC Summer.
The University of Virginia Cornerstone Summer Institute
The 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. For 2020, CSI will run from June 20 to 26. Come spend a week at UVA with us this summer! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 1, 2020. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need.
The University of Vermont
The University of Vermont is pleased to offer academically challenging experiences designed to bring out the best in high school students.
Our Pre-College Program offers out-of-state high school students the opportunity to enroll in UVM courses, gain college credits, and receive a 50% out-of-state academic year tuition reduction.**
We are now accepting applications for our summer pre-college courses, providing motivated high school students 100+ opportunities to:
- Earn college credits
- Experience campus life (or learn online)
- Discover a new interest and potential career paths
- Explore a subject that isn’t offered at their high school
- Gain a competitive advantage when applying to college
Additionally, UVM’s Summer Academy program is open for enrollment for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, providing them with the unique opportunity to earn 3 college credits through intensive 4-week courses (2 weeks on-campus followed by 2 weeks online).
Washington University in St. Louis
Did you know your students can experience life as a WashU student well before their senior year?
WashU offers several summer programs for high school students that allow them to experience university life inside the classroom and beyond!
Students in their first three years of high school will have the chance to build valuable academic and career skills, while also living on campus and making lifelong friendships and memories.
We encourage you to check out our summer programs in business, art, architecture, math, science, and many others!
Wake Forest University Summer Immersion Program
The Summer Immersion Program at Wake Forest University is an immersive, week-long experience for rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming college freshmen designed to provide an introduction to college life and the opportunity to explore a potential career pathway or field of study.
- Explore a Career Pathway or Major: Students choose from 19 specialized institutes and learn from industry professionals and Wake Forest faculty.
- Biosciences and Engineering
- Debate and Public Advocacy
- Documentary Film
- Finance and Investing
- Health and Exercise Science
- Health and Wellbeing
- Policy and Politics
- Sports Marketing
- Sports Medicine
- Virtual Reality
- Prepare for College: Students experience college life by living in the dorms, eating in the dining hall, and participating in a campus tour and admissions information session.
- Build Your Network: Students engage with peers from all over the world and build relationships with our Academic Leaders who are experts and faculty members in various fields of study.
How to Apply:
To apply, encourage students to visitimmersion.summer.wfu.edu
nd complete the free, online application. The application requires a recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor or principal, and the completion of two short essays. Applications are open and reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.Refer Students:
If you have particular students who are interested in Wake Forest University or one of the pathways listed above, I encourage you to refer them to the Summer Immersion Program by completing the form found here
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Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University’s High School Summer Scholars Program offers current high school sophomores and juniors (with an academic average of B+ or better) the opportunity to spend time on campus, take college courses for credit alongside current college students, and participate in a variety of social activities in St. Louis. For self-motivated, adventurous students, our college summer program can be a perfect stepping stone to the next stage of their education.
Winterline Global Education
Winterline offers apprenticeships and independent projects that give students control over what they learn.
- Our Independent Study Project is a one-week skill focus in a European country of the student’s choice to explore a skill of their choosing as their final capstone project.
- Shadowing a member of Parliament, learning how to make classic French pastries, interning at a fast-paced startup. Check out our interactive map to see what students have done for their projects!
Thinking Beyond Borders also offers unique opportunities to learn how the world really works. The Global Gap Year program wraps up its year in Washington DC where students meet with representatives from major organizations including the World Bank and the UN Foundation to hear firsthand how they tick and what makes them go.
- Thinking Beyond Borders’ award-winning program curriculum guides students to ask the right questions and to open their eyes to bias while they tackle global issue topics.
- Presentations of learning and media projects are done throughout the program to allow students to share their growing knowledge and newfound perspectives.