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.
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
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.
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
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.
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/
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.
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
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.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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
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