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.
BYU Continuing Education
There is a new way for students to experience life as a BYU student—with no admission required—and live and learn with people who share their values. This program is called FlexGE @BYU.
Earned credits in the FlexGE @BYU program can transfer to BYU and almost all other U.S. colleges and universities. Courses can be taken at the Salt Lake Center, in evening classes (4:00 p.m. or later), during spring and summer terms, and through BYU Independent Study (online).
FlexGE students also enjoy these benefits:
- Planning help from academic advisors and easy enrollment
- Affordable BYU tuition and financial aid through scholarships
- An uplifting BYU social scene with students who share similar standards
- Free public transportation around Provo and to Salt Lake City
- A path to establish Utah residency and apply to a state-sponsored institution
FlexGE @BYU’s unique university experience, including the BYU academic and social atmosphere, can help students quickly jumpstart their progress toward an undergraduate degree.
Learn more by visiting flexge.byu.edu or calling 1-800-468-4634.
The Scripps Howard Emerging Journalists Program at Elon University offers the ideal opportunity for high school students to explore what it means to be a journalist, to report and to produce news that informs communities. And it’s free.
The first session was offered on Sept. 23, but it’s not too late to apply and participate in our five remaining monthly virtual interactive learning sessions that will help build foundational journalism skills. Any high school junior who completes all six will be invited to apply for a free immersive summer on-campus residential learning workshop to run June 20 - July 1, 2022. The summer immersion component is specifically for students of diverse socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Announcing Pre-College Online Program
Georgetown University is pleased to announce the launch of our new Pre-College Online Program—offering courses that enable high school students 13 and older to explore subjects they may wish to study in college. The program is launching with two interesting courses, with more in the works.
Studying with Georgetown is a rewarding experience. We follow the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis—care for the whole person—and our goal in creating this new program is to provide a holistic experience. Students deserve the opportunity to develop their own talents and dreams, and we believe this program will help them do that.
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, and creative writing. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:
- Virtual Camp Psych: Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
- Civil War Era Studies Virtual Camp: Campers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History through unique learning experiences. Students will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.
- Young Writers Virtual Workshop: Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
- Learn more and register on our summer camp website.
High school juniors and seniors—begin your college career early, online and at a competitive price! Through the dual enrollment program, you’ll take online courses that transfer easily to the college of your choice. Courses are taught by Gordon faculty and comprised of current Gordon students. As you get a head-start on college credit, you’ll begin to discover how faith and knowledge are not only complementary but also integral to preparing you for all of life.
A world of opportunity awaits students at LIM College. We empower young people to realize their intellectual and professional potential, as they acquire the knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers in the global business of fashion.
Since 1939, we’ve helped thousands of students graduate with both a degree and a resume. Our popular Summer Fashion Academy lets students "try on" a fashion college education. Weeklong workshops include:
- creating a digital magazine concept
- building a plan for a sustainable business
- delivering a vision board for a styling client
- and much more!
They can even attend “Lunchtime Live” Q&A conversations with LIM alumni and learn about their experiences as students and professionals in the fashion industry.
Manhattan School of Music
NYIT School of Management is offering a free, virtual bootcamp to prepare high school students for the business school experience. With college-level workshops taught by our expert faculty, students will get critical training they can add to their résumés and incorporate into both their academic and professional lives as they seek entry to college and the business world.
Business Bootcamp Dates:
- September 29 - December 15, 2021
- January 5 - March 15, 2022
- March 30 - June 1, 2022
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
The New School – PARSONS PARIS
Three online courses from Parsons Paris introduce high schoolers to the world of fashion
Parsons Paris offers online courses that enable high schoolers interested in learning about fashion to explore this exciting field before they get to college. The choices include a course on the business side of fashion, one on the design side and one on sustainable fashion.
Stevens Pre-College programs distinguishes itself by having students participate in...
- Evening Research Projects
- Student Life & Admissions Workshops
- Virtual Social Activities
- Exploring a Potential Major or Academic Interest
- Meet Stevens faculty, undergraduate Stevens students and staff
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.
University of Alabama
UA Early College
Click here for more information and to learn about the application process
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.
Fall online courses prepare students for college
This fall, Wake Forest University is offering online courses to help students ages 13 and older discover if their interests line up with a field of college study or even a future career.
Founded in 1834, Wake Forest is a vibrant and diverse academic community. In September 2020, U.S. News and World Report ranked Wake Forest as one of the top thirty national universities for the twenty-fifth consecutive year.
Please tell your students to include us in their fall planning. We offer a variety of subjects, one or more of which is sure to appeal to their aspirations.
We are excited to announce that our 2022 application is officially 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:
Join Yale Young Global Scholars, where you can attend a two-week summer program that facilitates discussions on cutting-edge topics in academia. Choose a session based on your academic interest, and meet like-minded students from around the world.
YYGS offers sessions in the humanities, social sciences, STEM fields, and a cross-disciplinary track that incorporates all of the above.
Here's what you need to know:
- Students meet peers from over 150 countries and join classroom discussions where participants offer diverse, global perspectives.
- YYGS provides over $3 Million USD in need-based financial aid and scholarships, offered as discounts covering up to 100% of tuition costs.
- Receive an application fee discount by applying before the Early Action deadline. If the fee poses a financial burden, students can submit a fee waiver to reduce their application fee to $0 USD.
YYGS hopes to host both residential and online sessions for June & July 2022, and we are working closely with our colleagues across Yale to evaluate options. We will provide timely updates regarding 2022 session offerings and more on our COVID Updates webpage.
Information Sessions: https://
Questions? Contact Us:.https://globalscholars.
Early Action Deadline: Nov. 3, 2021 at 11:59PM Eastern Time
Regular Decision Deadline: Jan. 10, 2022 at 11:59PM Eastern Time