College & Summer Enrichment Programs

Various colleges and other educational programs are available to students, offering academic pursuits; cultural, leadership, and arts enrichment; and summer college bridging programs.

A description of some of the programs, including information and registration links, is listed in the document available for download below.

Please note: All programs have specific prerequisites and application deadlines.

 
Banson NYC
We offer two NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. The students will stay at the LIM College Residence Hall on the Upper Eastside. Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm by a Banson NYC representative. From there we will depart for our industry visits, seminars and activities of the day. Each evening will have group activities planned. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers per session. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.
 
 
Boston University
With the help of Zoom and other technology, we decided to offer our Boston University Summer Journalism Institute as an online non-credit course. 
 
 

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY - Precollege Programs

Brandeis Precollege Programs are created and led by faculty, professionals and caring staff who actively collaborate with you to shape what and how you learn. 

For students entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade, Brandeis Precollege scholars will engage in the rigors of academics at a world-class university, explore the opportunities and challenges of living on a college campus, and join a vibrant community of people interested and engaged in some of the most pressing issues of our time. 

 

 

Carnegie Mellon University

The Carnegie Mellon Pre-College programs provide learning and development opportunities for high school students both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Our Pre-College program, which mirrors the undergraduate experience, gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore their interests while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a robust student experience which is curated by Student Affairs staff and a team of residential staff who are current Carnegie Mellon students.

We value the holistic student experience that includes academic and personal development in order to prepare students for the future.

 

 

 

Manhattan School of Music

Pre-College Program

Montclair State University

Early College Program Montclair State University is offering academically ambitious high school students an exciting opportunity to complement high school study with Montclair State University coursework. With 11 colleges and schools, and more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations, Montclair State delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive, sophisticated and diverse academic environment.

Through this pre-college program, 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.

 

 

Northeastern University
 
 

PAFA - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Saturday Art Classes are a valuable opportunity for teens to develop and hone their studio art skills under the guidance of PAFA faculty. Open to high school students entering or currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades. All levels welcome. To view courses and register here

Also offered:

Pre-College Writing WorkshopsPre-College Liberal Arts Mini-Courses

 

 

Rutgers Academies

COVID-19 Announcement - For public health reasons, no events will meet face-to-face at any on-campus or off-campus location through summer 2020. For more information, visit https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu.

Test Prep

Students can prepare for the SAT or ACT with the Rutgers Test Prep program. This program can:

  • Improve confidence
  • Maximize performance
  • Help gain admission into top choice schools

Learn more at testprep.rutgers.edu/precollegeprep

 

 

Sacred Heart University
 
 
 
In light of the university's decisions about its summer programming, we have come to the difficult decision that we cannot host students on campus for our residential programs this summer. Instead, we are working to replace our residential programs with online programs that capture the essence of Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies. For more information about individual programs' statuses and Stanford's response to the developing situation, please visit our updates page.
 
 

 SCAD -

 We are excited to offer you an additional opportunity to supplement and support your students' learning! Through SCAD’s renowned SCAD now Pre-College Programs dual enrollment program, students complete university coursework from their home and earn college credit before graduating high school. Courses are taught through the university’s innovative virtual platform and students have access to industry-standard technology, software and resources to complete their assignments; including the full Adobe Creative Suite.

 

 

Tufts University

Pre-College Programs

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts is excited to offer a full portfolio of virtual continuing education courses this fall semester.
With most courses open to high school students over the age of 15, we invite you to check out these opportunities! Advance your art beyond the limits of your high school art class, learn from professional artists, and add new skills and experiences to your resume; all from the comfort of home.

 

 

University of Alabama

UA Early College

Click here for more information and to learn about the application process

 

University of Rochester
Pre-College Programs

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.

 

 

Wake Forest University
Are there subjects you’re thinking about taking in college but would like to know more about? The Online Immersion Program, designed for high school students ages 13 and up, has been created for this purpose. It offers exciting topics, covered in depth, through online coursework led by Wake Forest University professors and Wake Forest School of Medicine professors (depending on the course you choose). The program is available year-round, and the online format allows you to study anywhere, anytime, while working at your own pace. University mentors provide one-on-one guidance. You will complete a Capstone project to show what you’ve learned and earn a Certificate of Completion from Wake Forest University.
 
 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Frontiers 2020 is Going Virtual

Frontiers for Credit is a pre-college summer program designed for high school students who are interested in earning college credit and experiencing an academically fulfilling WPI college course. WPI’s five-week online pre-college summer program starting in July will allow students to explore STEM curriculum alongside WPI’s world-renowned faculty. ​

 

 

The YYGS application is now open, and we encourage students in grades 10 or 11 (or international equivalent) from all around the world to apply! We hope you will help share this opportunity:
YYGS invites eligible students to join us this coming July! Experience life as a university student at Yale while attending an academic session of your choosing. 
Here's what you need to know:

  • Meet peers from over 130 countries around the world (including all 50 U.S. states), and join discussions where students offer global perspectives.
    We provide over $3 million USD in need-based financial aid equally to both domestic and international students, offered as discounts covering up to 100% of tuition costs.
    Apply by our Early Action deadline and hear your decision back by late December. If the fee poses a financial burden, submit a fee waiver to make your application fee $0 USD.

While YYGS is excited to host on-campus sessions, we will notify students by March 5, 2021, if that is not possible. More details are listed on our COVID-19 update page.
Early Action Deadline: November 10, 2020 at 11:59pm ET
Regular Decision Deadline: January 12, 2021 at 11:59pm ET

Apply Today: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/how-to-apply
Webinar Series: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/how-apply/info-sessions*

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