Summer Programs & Underclassman Opportunities

Updated lists will be published periodically as we receive summer program information.

Alabama
The University of Alabama Summer Programming 
The University of Alabama offers a variety of fun and intriguing summer programs for students of all ages.
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Arizona
University of Arizona - UAdvantage
Admitted seniors who plan to attend University of Arizona, can participate in the UAdvantage First-Year Experience, which is a 5 week summer program that allows students to get a 6 credit head start on their first year of college. For more information click HERE

California 
California College of The Arts 
Immerse yourself in an inspiring, creative community. Make friends. Make art.
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UC Berkeley 
Join the growing number of high school students who spend their summer taking courses through Berkeley’s Pre-College Scholars program. 
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UCLA
UCLA Summer Sessions offers high school students two ways to engage in a college experience that will challenge and inspire them: individual UCLA academic courses or specialized precollege summer institutes.
For more information click HERE

UCSB
UCSB Summer Sessions offers a variety of Pre-College programs that provide students with a unique opportunity to earn college credit while in high school. Simultaneously, these programs are designed to help shape students academic, professional, personal, and social development.
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USC
USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through unique 4 and 2 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
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Connecticut 
Yale University Summer Programming for High School Students 
Various programming depending on interests. 
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District of Columbia 
American University 
This summer, take advantage of the opportunity to learn professional skills from American University's expert faculty! You will use Washington, DC as your classroom and laboratory for your experiential learning courses in communication, international studies, and politics. 
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Indiana
Notre Dame Pre-College Programs
Offers high school students a taste of college life, academics, and the Notre Dame community. Students earn one college credit upon completion of any of these programs.
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Notre Dame Pre-College Abroad
Notre Dame “Do Something Extraordinary With Your Summer” - Students can apply for a residential or study abroad program and earn college credit while experiencing life as a Notre Dame student.
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Introduction to Engineering at Notre Dame 
Introduction to Engineering program offers high school students with strong academic backgrounds and an interest in engineering the opportunity to further explore potential career paths in engineering. During the two-week program, students can experience a taste of college life, staying in Notre Dame campus housing while attending lectures with Notre Dame faculty members on aerospace, mechanical, civil, computer, electrical, and chemical engineering in addition to hands-on laboratory activities, field trips, and engineering design projects. 
For more information click HERE

Kansas
University of Kansas Summer Engineering Camp
The School of Engineering offers a five-day intensive learning camp where rising 9th-12th graders receive a hands-on introduction to engineering principles and the various career opportunities within the field of engineering. Campers follow a curriculum specific to their individual area of interest, such as computer science, aerospace, mechanical, chemical, civil/architectural, or electrical engineering, building their problem-solving skills by working together with fellow students and faculty to find solutions to real-world engineering design problems. Participants also have the opportunity to visit local engineering facilities to see different kinds of engineers at work.
For more information click HERE

Louisiana
Tulane University Emerging Scholars
Environmental Health Sciences Summer Research Academy
Tulane University’s accepts 11th and 12th graders to participate in a summer research academy which is focused on environmental health issues in the region of Southeast Louisiana.Students are mainly recruited from local areas including: Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and Jefferson parish public/charter/magnet high schools.The program is funded as a result of the BP medical settlement, GRHOP.
For more information click HERE

Maryland 
Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovations 
This introductory engineering course for rising juniors and seniors. Engineering Innovation teaches critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills for future engineers through lectures, research and projects. If the student achieves an A or B in the program, they will also receive three transferable credits from Johns Hopkins University. 
For more information click HERE

University of Maryland: Clark School of Engineering Summer Program
Offers a number of summer programs for high school students to explore the various disciplines of engineering. This program for high school juniors and seniors is a one-week immersion in the university’s engineering program, including tours, lectures, laboratory work, demonstrations and team projects designed to help students develop their math, science and engineering skills and decide if engineering is right for them. 
For more information click HERE

Massachusetts
Harvard’s Pre-College Program & Secondary School Program (SSP)
If you’re wondering what college is like, Harvard offers college programs just for high school students who are curious. Harvard’s high school programs allow you to take real courses along with college students and actually earn college credit.
You’ll be able to learn about subjects they don’t teach within your high school curriculum, study with Harvard faculty, have use of Harvard labs and other state-of-the-art libraries and equipment.While you’re there, you’ll meet other students from around the work, attend college prep events and participate in fun and exciting activities.
For more information click HERE

MIT Introduction to Engineering and Science
MIT offers this enrichment program for high school juniors interested in engineering, science and entrepreneurship. Students select five of 14 rigorous academic courses to study over the six weeks of the program, during which time they have several opportunities to network with a diverse group of individuals within the fields of science and engineering. Students also share and celebrate their own cultures. 
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Tufts Summer Study for High School Students 
Tufts attracts top high school students who wish pursuing academic excellence while gaining a head start on their college career. Tufts summer study programs offer benefits like small affordable tuition, small course sizes, financial assistance, college credit options and more.The programs offered to high school students include: Tufts Summer Writing Program, Foundation of Law & Ethics, Health Science Honors, Biomedics Inquiry through Sequencing (BIOSEQ) and College Courses for Seniors.
For more information click HERE

Michigan
University of Michigan Summer Engineering Academy
 
This program has three levels of summer commuter sessions in engineering. The Summer Enrichment Program for rising eighth and ninth graders is a two-week camp designed to expand upon middle-school level math and science concepts, applying them to the basic principles of engineering. For rising tenth and eleventh graders, UMich offers the Michigan Introduction to Technology and Engineering, offering classes in technical communications, engineering math, professional development and engineering concepts culminating in an engineering-based project. The Summer Engineering Academy’s Summer College Engineering Exposure Program for rising twelfth graders incorporates more advanced lessons on those same engineering topics with a team interdisciplinary engineering design project as well as enhancing the students’ experience with tours and presentations on the university’s engineering programs, opportunities to build their college portfolios, and an optional ACT preparatory course.
For more information click HERE

New Jersey 
Fairleigh Dickinson University Weekend Workshops for Underclassman Fairleigh Dickinson University has launched Saturday programming for high school students. Classes will run every Saturday from 9/29 - 12/15 For more information: HERE

Waksman Institute Summer Expierence
An authentic molecular biology and bioinformatics research project for high school students. This summer program is a 10 day experience held at Rutger's University. 
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New York New York University Weekend Workshops for Underclassman New York University School of Professional Studies offers weekend workshops that provide high school students with programs of study that allow them to explore professional options and enhance their college portfolio. Classes begin on October 13, 2018
For more information: HERE

Cornell Summer College Pre-College Programs for Underclassman
Cornell Summer College offers both three- and six- week pre-college programs for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.Program participants are able to earn anywhere from three to six college credits, work with world renowned Cornell faculty, attend college fairs, receive one-on-one admissions counseling and experience college life first hand.Students are also able to experience living within a residence hall and a roommate, meeting other students from more than 40 countries and enjoy summer activities.
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Banson Fashion Summer Camp
Banson NYC is hosting two Fashion Summer Camps for high school students. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. For more information click HERE

North Carolina 
Duke University’s TIP Academy for Summer Studies
Duke University’s TIP Academy for Summer Studies provides students with an academic and social experience so that they are able to experience both challenging coursework and build lasting friendships with other academically gifted students.The program is available to the top five percent of students within a grade level and all courses were developed with gifted students in mind. Only students within grades 7-10 are eligible for the academy.The summer studies take place at various sites including Rice University, University of Georgia, Wake Forest University and Duke University.
For more information click HERE

Duke Summer Session for High School Students You can choose from three transformative programs: Summer College (10th - 12th grades), Summer Academy (9th - 12th grades) and Accelerated STEM Academy (9th - 12th grades). For more information click HERE

Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Programs for Diversity
Carnegie Mellon’s Pre-College programs allow students to explore college life both in the classroom and outside to see what’s going on outside of campus.Students are able to mingle with people from all over the world and participate in exciting summer activities that include architecture, art, design, drama, music and even advanced placement and early admission.The best part? There are no tuition housing or dining fees for students who are selected to attend the Summer Programs for Diversity
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Carnegie Mellon University – Summer Academy for Math + Science 
The SAMS programs if for high school students entering their junior or seniors year of high school who are interested in math-based disciplines, such as engineering or science.The hands-on six-week program takes place at Carnegie Mellon University and focuses on technical areas of study, building on both academic and personal skills which are required for admission to top colleges and universities.
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Rhode Island 
Brown University Pre-College Summer Programs
Brown University pre-college programs are to set to prepare for college success and to experience the challenge of college level academics. Various programs related to interest. 
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Vermont
The Putney School Summer Arts Experience
For students ages 14-17, Summer Arts is a time for students to uncover new artistic ideas and to hone their skills. 
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International
Oxbridge Academic Programs : Spend your summer France or Spain. For ages 13-18.
For more information click HERE