Pre-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. Courses with a Registration due date are listed first.  _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 Precollege Summer Program at the University of Miami. Note: The Priority Application Deadline is approaching on February 1, 2022. Students are encouraged to apply early for the best chance of placement in their first-choice program.  Applications are processed on a rolling basis and must be fully completed to be considered. Applicants can use waiver code “GUIDANCE” to receive $25 off the application fee.*

Banson NYC

Banson NYC In-Person Fashion Camps for 2022
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 a 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.
 
The cost is $1975.00 per student or $1785.00 per student if they register with a friend.
 
Session A: June 19, 2022 - June 25, 2022
Session B: July 10, 2022 - July 16, 2022
 
 
 
Boston University
Next summer, we are offering five pre-college programs, each of which provides rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential. Here is a brief overview of each:
  • High School Honors is a six-week residential, commuter, or online program in which students take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to 8 transferable college credits. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2022.
  • RISE Internship/Practicum is a six-week, non-credit residential or commuter program in which students conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students must be entering their senior year of high school in fall 2022.
  • Academic Immersion (AIM) is a three-week, non-credit residential program for students to focus intensively on a single academic topic while experiencing life on a college campus. This summer we are offering three AIM tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology; Introduction to Medicine; and Creative Writing. Each track combines classroom work in the subject area with experiential learning activities. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2022.
  • Summer Challenge is a two-week residential or online program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience college life. Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in fall 2022.
  • Summer Preview is a one-week, non-credit residential or commuter program in which students explore one subject of interest while previewing the college experience. Students must be entering eighth grade or their freshman or sophomore year of high school in fall 2022.
Students can now apply online for the 2022 Summer Term High School Programs at Boston University, via our website.
Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at summerhs@bu.edu. We look forward to seeing your students on campus next summer!
 
 
 

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.  

 

 

 

Cambridge University 

We are currently offering information webinars for schools and families – please connect by the following link for families that would like to arrange a one-to-one webinar.

1. Cambridge Programs 2022
Registration is open for our 2022 programs, taking place in July and August.
As with summer 2021, we are still offering a full refund promise due to Covid-19 as well as some excellent early bird discounts. Families can read more about this and our Covid-19 Safety Plan via this link: www.reachcambridge.com/coronavirus.
Our general website is available here: www.reachcambridge.com.

 
2. Online Tutoring, Research Projects & Pre-University Short Courses

We also offer highly personalized, expert one-to-one tuition to suit students’ schedules and requirements. With over 15 years of experience in providing academic excellence, and an exceptional group of teachers from world-class institutions such as Cambridge, Oxford and London Universities, we are confident that this is an exceptional opportunity to complement their school studies.

Whether students are looking for extra academic support for specific subjects, are interested in taking a short online course during the upcoming holidays or want to improve their study and leadership skills – we have the perfect online learning journey for them. We also offer group courses for schools which have proven very successful this year during the spring and winter breaks.

Please let families know to visit www.reachcambridgetutors.com to find out more and book their complimentary advice session.

 

 

 

Carnegie Mellon University:
Summer Pre-College Programs
We are in-person for the summer of 2022, and our application is open!

For over 100 years, Carnegie Mellon has offered students unique and hands-on educational programs from the fine arts to technology and everything in between. Through Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience a world-class education on a beautiful, vibrant college campus. Our programs prepare them for their upcoming college experience, help them narrow their career focus, and build critical knowledge and skills.
Pre-College Programs* - Summer of 2022
No-Cost Pre-College Programs - Summer of 2022
 
 

 

 

 

ELON UNIVERSITY

 

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.


 

 

 

Georgetown University

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.

Online winter break pre-college courses. Georgetown University has an inspiring program for motivated high school students this winter break.

We are offering a selection of our popular online courses designed for students ages 13 and older to help them prepare for college and beyond during their time off.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is ranked among the top U.S. universities. We follow the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis—care for the whole person. Students deserve the opportunity to develop their own talents and dreams, and we believe our program of Pre-College Online Courses will help them do that.

Please share this email with your students so they can use their winter break to get ahead.

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Gettysburg College

 

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 PsychCampers 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 CampCampers 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 WorkshopStudents 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.

 

 

 

Gordon College

 

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.

Dual Enrollment at Gordon College

Great Book Summer Program

Great Books Summer Program is thrilled to announce our summer 2022 programs are online, on-campus, and at sea. 

Our Literary Oxford program is waitlist only for summer 2022!

As always, all programs are led by the same distinguished professors and award-winning scholars focused on inspiring the intellectually curious. Register now!

 

 

 

 

Johnson & Wales - Wilcat LEAP

 

Hosted at JWU’s Providence Campus, Wildcat LEAP is a fee-based educational program designed to help students discover how they learn and to develop specific strategies to enhance their learning. The program includes one-on-one support, small group instruction, and a 3-credit course available only to LEAP participants.

 

 

 

 

 

LIM College

A world of opportunity awaits your students at LIM College.

Since 1939, we’ve prepared thousands of young people to pursue successful careers in the global business of fashion.

Our popular “Fashion Academy” programs give high school students the chance to test-drive a variety of fashion careers.

  • Spring Fashion Academy courses let students "try on" a fashion college education, taking workshops to create a digital editorial fashion campaign or design a mockup concept for a digital magazine. 
  • Summer Fashion Academy is a comprehensive pre-college program. With a mix of credit and non-credit courses, participants study fashion at the college level, experience New York City (if choosing the on campus offerings), and get a taste of college life.

 

 

 

 

Manhattan School of Music

 

Pre-College Program

 Classical Program or Jazz Program.

 

 

New York Institute of Technology

 

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:

  • January 5 - March 15, 2022
  • March 30 - June 1, 2022
 
 
 
Northeastern University
 
 
 
 
OxBRIDGE ACADEMIC Programs
For more than 35 years, Oxbridge Academic Programs has hosted bright and enthusiastic students aged 13-18 for four-, two-, and one-week study programs on some of the world’s leading campuses. What began in 1986 in Oxford, England, now additionally includes Cambridge, Paris, Montpellier, Barcelona, Salamanca, and New York City. Central to each of our programs is a commitment to imaginative teaching, experiential learning, and cultural enrichment—paired with a safe and supportive environment for students to immerse themselves in some of the most fascinating cities in the world.
 
 
 
 

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

 

 

 

The New School – PARSONS PARIS

 

Summer is a perfect time for motivated high school students to start thinking about college. Parsons Paris’ application period for summer is now open.

Our online pre-college programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. Through participating in our courses, students can find out if their interests could lead to a college major or even a career. 

Parsons is a global leader in fashion industry education. Our aim is to help students develop a signature voice in this evolving field while learning methods for bringing beautiful, responsibly made, and relevant work to light. 

Please share this email with your students. Parsons Paris invites them to get a taste of college study this summer.View our summer courses now <>

 

 

 

 

RISD - Rhode Island School of Design

 

Rhode Island School of Design is thrilled to announce the return of RISD Pre-College, our residential summer immersive. 
Our year-round online intensive for changemakers,
RISD Advanced Program Online, has also just opened registration for both spring and summer terms.
 
Complete and submit your RISD Pre-College Application by December 1, 2021, and attend the program, to receive a full refund on your application fee and $100 in RISD Bucks upon your arrival to campus.
Save 10% on Advanced Program Online class tuition if you register by December 1, 2021. Discount can be used for multiple class purchases, including enrollment for the entire certificate program. Use code 22EARLYBIRD at checkout.
 
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Stanford - Pre-Collegiate Studies

 
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.
 
 
 
STEVENS INSTITUTE - Pre College Programs and Summer Programs
 
 With 11 programs, our Virtual Pre-College Programs at Stevens, taught by our expert faculty, explore your ideas and interests in a pressure-free, inspiring academic environment.

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
 
If you would like to get a more in-depth look at what Stevens Pre-College Programs offer, click here!

March 1st 2022 is the priority deadline to apply to our pre-college programs, so we encourage you to encourage your students to submit their application and supporting documents by this date. Remember: If students submit by March 1st, they will receive a decision from us by the end of March! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at (201) 216-3683 or email summer@stevens.edu
 
 
 

 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.

 

Your students are invited! Engage with SCAD faculty and staff during a virtual workshop
We saved you and your students a seat! Join SCAD faculty for an upcoming virtual workshop in a variety of creative areas.
 
Faculty workshop: Crisis and Creativity: Fashion from One Pandemic to Another - 1918 to Now
Friday, Jan. 14, 4 p.m. ET
Register
This talk with SCAD fashion historian Carmela Spinelli will cover the emergence of fashion innovation and seminal growth after the 1918 Pandemic, between World War I and World War II, and how fashion is pivoting in the face of Covid-19. Iconic designers such as Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli and Dior responded to crisis with an enlivened creativity but fueled by the social, economic, and political environments of their time. We will examine these time periods and the fashion innovators today that faced crisis with creativity.

Faculty workshop: From Stage to Screen: The Dramatic Elements
Friday, Jan. 21, 4 p.m. ET
Register
Join SCAD dramatic writing professor Renee Bishop to learn how contemporary playwrights and screenwriters move through the protagonist’s journey. An overview of the dramatic elements that make up entertainment writing will be covered along with the history of how MTV changed television and a shark upended cinema.
 
Sneak Preview into the Business of Beauty and Fragrance Industry
Friday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m. ET
Register
What do Rhianna, Hiram, and Kylie Jenner have in common? They are all game changers in the $550 billion beauty industry. In this presentation with SCAD associate chair Meloney Moore, explore the SCAD business of beauty and fragrance program and how it prepares students to become marketing executives, designers and entrepreneurs in the skincare, haircare, makeup and fragrance industries. Post-graduation, SCAD alumni work with brands such as Maybelline, M.A.C Cosmetics, Estee Lauder, Bulgari, and Chanel. Learn about international study opportunities, classroom dynamics, student work, career prep, industry partnerships and more.            
 
Looking for more? View a complete list of upcoming virtual SCAD workshops and chats online.

 

 

 

 

Summer Career Experiences in London 
Ages 12-18 | 28 Careers | UCL | July & August 2022
Our flagship summer experiences offer students aged 12-18 the ultimate, 360-degree immersion into some of the world's most illustrious careers. Learn from top professionals through interactive simulations, exclusive networking opportunities, personalised career coaching and much more. Highlights include:  
  • Medicine: Shadow doctors in a London teaching hospital
  • Engineering: Explore a Boeing 747 jet with aerospace engineers
  • Law: Argue a human rights case in the Supreme Court
  • Investment Banking: Trade the stock market with real bankers
  • PsychologyExperience working on a mental health ward
Our summer experiences run for up to 15 days and are based at the world-famous UCL. Click on any career cluster below to see the available programmes. Students can use code SUMMERLONDON15 to receive a 15% discount off all summer experiences. Valid until 31st December

Please share this email with students and parents so they can register now. You can download a PDF of this email here.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

University of Alabama

 

UA Early College

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

Upcoming Application Deadline

Our next application deadline is January 3, 2022. If you are interested in learning more about UA Early College, please note the application deadline. It's very important to have transcripts submitted before the winter break. 

Summer On Campus News

UA Early College is excited to offer the Summer On Campus program to sophomore, junior and senior students for Summer 2022. Last year this opportunity was limited to only seniors planning to attend UA after high school. This coming year, Sumer On Campus will again be available to all current students that meet the requirements. The application will open February 1.

  • Current UA Early College students need to apply before May 13, 2022

  • Students not in UA Early College need to apply by March 18, 2022

If any of your students/parents are interested, they can complete the Summer On Campus info form to receive special information about this opportunity as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

 

University of Chicago

 

Summer Session! For Summer 2022, we will offer both residential programs and online courses.

Welcome to Summer Session! The University of Chicago’s Summer Session brings together a global community of thinkers who ask tough question, embrace new ideas, and are excited to connect with each other. For Summer 2022, we are excited to host both residential programs and online courses! Applications are now open for all programs and courses.

The University of Chicago's Summer Session brings together a global community of thinkers who ask tough questions and embrace new ideas. Join the mailing list!

 

 

 

University of Miami

 

Students explore their academic passion and consider their future career opportunities when they attend University of Miami Precollege. High achieving high school sophomores and juniors can gain an authentic college experience and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas in the Summer Scholars Program.

Or, for students looking to gain hands-on experience in a more condensed format, we also offer our incredible two-week non-credit UM Academies for an intense experiential learning environment open to freshman, sophomores, and juniors.
Click the buttons below to contact an enrollment advisor or to request more information.

2022 program dates:

Summer Scholars Program (Credit)
For high school sophomores and juniors
Three weeks: July 3 – 22, 2022
 
UM Academies (Non-credit)
For high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
Two weeks: July 3 – 15, 2022 

Remote program options (Credit and non-credit)
Select programs available. Visit our website for more information.
 
 
 
 
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.

 

Online winter break pre-college courses

The University of Rochester has an inspiring program for motivated high school students this winter break.

We are offering a selection of our popular online courses designed for students ages 13 and older to help them prepare for college and beyond during their time off.

We promise your students a stimulating experience. Rochester is a leading research university, with a tradition of breaking boundaries—always pushing and questioning, learning and unlearning. We transform ideas into enterprises that create value for our changing world.

View our winter break courses <>

 

 

 

USC BOVARD SCHOLARS

The 2022 USC Bovard Scholars application is now open!

We are excited to welcome our sixth cohort of Bovard Scholars to the USC campus this summer. As I write to you, our fifth cohort is in the midst of the college application process, working with our program’s college admissions counselors to refine essays and applications. And our fourth cohort is enjoying their first year as college freshmen at top-tier universities across the country — think Harvard, Columbia, the University of Chicago, the University of California, Berkeley, and right here at USC.

 

 

 

University of Wisconsin

Badger Summer Scholars is a two-week program in which students attend a college-level seminar in a topic of their choice, taught by UW-Madison instructors. Students also participate in the Jump Forward series, a workshop series on how to prepare for college, including topics on the admissions process, navigating college, career exploration and more. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions in a small group setting during Q&A sessions featuring the same UW-Madison professionals who assist incoming undergraduates.
Program dates
Session I: June 19-July 1, 2022
Session II: July 3-15, 2022
See the Badger Summer Scholars program page for 2022 seminar topics, schedule and more.
Learn more about Badger Summer Scholars

The Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) engages talented students from across Wisconsin, the nation and the world in an intense, research-focused, three-week summer program. Designed to push students to the next academic level in an intimate learning environment, students in ALP enroll in a single course for an in-depth experience, with numerous opportunities to connect with instructors, build community and engage with peers.
Program date
July 3-23, 2022
Visit the ALP program page for 2022 class options, schedule and more.
Explore ALP

 
 
 
 
Wake Forest University
 

Wake Forest University offers pre-college online courses to help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. The summer application period is now open. Through participating in our courses, students can discover if an interest could lead to a college major 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.

Explore our summer courses <>
 
 
 

 


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.

Apply Now:.https://globalscholars.yale.edu/how-to-apply

Information Sessions: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/yygs-live-talks

Questions? Contact Us:.https://globalscholars.yale.edu/about/contact-us

Early Action Deadline: Nov. 3, 2021 at 11:59PM Eastern Time
Regular Decision Deadline: Jan. 10, 2022 at 11:59PM Eastern Time


 

 

Summer Experiences in Law & Politics For Ages 12-18
Use code SUMMER15 for 15% off by 31st December
Law  | Politics | International Development | Environmentalism 

Do your students dream of standing up in the Supreme Court and arguing a human rights case? Or negotiating an international treaty with UN representatives? Next summer they can do all this and more on one of our flagship summer experiences in London: 
  • Argue a human rights case in the Supreme Court
  • Network with politicians in Westminster
  • Work with corporate lawyers in a City skyscraper
  • Participate in a 'Model UN' with UN and Foreign Office staff
  • Cross-examine witnesses in a murder trial
  • Negotiate climate change policies in a simulated COP26 
Please share this email with students and parents so they can register now. Students can use code SUMMER15 by 31st December for 15% off. You can download a PDF of this email here.