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Adelphi University
Summer Programs
This summer, students can experience Adelphi's personalized approach to education and enroll in one of many one-week noncredit and two-week for-credit programs offered either in person or online. Additional information on program offerings and application can be found via their program website.

Hispanic Community Partnership Program
Adelphi University is excited to share a unique summer opportunity for students who are rising juniors or seniors, free of charge. Adelphi will host its third annual Hispanic Community Partnership Program. This program will take place virtually and will be offered Monday, July 19th to Friday, July 23rd. Students will meet from 10am-12pm each day. The program is designed to give students the tools and resources they need to pursue a college education with confidence.

Alfred University - Summer Camps
Camps will be instructed in either a virtual, interactive online format (academic camps) or an active, socially distanced in-person setting (athletic camps) on their Western NY valley campus. All camps are currently open for enrollment

Banson NYC - Summer Camps
Banson NYC is expecting to host both In-Person and Virtual Summer Camps for Summer 2021: In-Person Fashion Camp, Virtual Fashion Career Camp, Virtual Fashion Design Camp, Virtual Fashion Styling Camp. For More Information: Contact Banson NYC at (917) 328-1469 or simply go on their website and fill out the Summer Camp Application so that they can email you a full packet of information.

Bocconi University - Summer Program
At Bocconi University, high school students will have the opportunity to study leading-edge subjects taught by faculty members of a top European University and develop their digital skills through a flexible and interactive online program. Program information is available on their website.

Bossgirls - Summer 2021 Entrepreneurship Program
The Zahn Innovation Center, a startup incubator at the City College of New York (CCNY) will be hosting a free entrepreneurship program for high school female students called Bossgirls. The program will be virtual for Summer 2021 and information can be found on their website.

Boston University
Summer Journalism Academy
For those who are thinking about a career in communications or simply enjoy writing, you may be interested in the Boston University Summer Journalism Academy.  Students also have the option of selecting a photojournalism track. Two-week sessions begin on June 21st, July 5th, and July 19th.  Students can learn more by visiting their website.

Academy of Media Production
Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, visual effects, webcasts and more at BU's Academy of Media Production. This online summer immersion program will run from July 5th to the 30th.

Brandeis University - Pre-College Summer Program
Brandeis Precollege Programs offer a range of academically challenging courses through live, synchronous sessions. These courses provide a taste of Brandeis coursework in an online setting, providing teens with the opportunity to take their learning to a new level in a safe and respectful community. 

Carnegie Mellon University - Pre-College Programs
The Summer 2021 Pre-College Program at Carnegie Mellon will be based on remote learning. In order to be eligible to participate in their remote learning programs, summer students must meet the following requirements: (1) maintain access to a computer with reliable broadband internet; (2) participate from a U.S. location and/or its territories – students must be physically located in the United States and/or its territories at all times when accessing program courses. Please visit their Academic Programs page to view the updated program descriptions. Recordings from their Information Sessions are also available via this link.

The Center for Real Estate Education - Summer Program
The Center for Real Estate Education is currently offering a three-week Online Summer Real Estate Program for high school seniors and recent graduates who want to enhance their college portfolio, learn about the real estate industry and obtain a real estate license. This program is taught by seasoned professionals with introductions into various real estate careers beyond being a sales agent, such as becoming a property manager or flipping houses. They will run two online sessions during Summer 2021: June 14 - July 1 and July 12 - July 30. In addition to the two-week required state licensing curriculum, they are including an additional week of soft skill and professional development workshops. They provide post-licensing counseling to guide students through real estate as a primary or secondary career and guaranteed post placement. 

Computer Science Online - Computer Science Resources for Minorities
The Computer Science Online guide focuses on helping minority students on why they should consider getting into the field, exploring different computer science programs and colleges, and what to look for in a computer science degree. You can check out the guide via this link.

Cooper Union - Summer Art Intensive
Cooper Union's Pre-College Art Program will be virtual this summer, running from July 12th to August 5th. Enrollment is open for rising high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors (aged 15 to 18). The program helps high school students prepare work for their college portfolio, worthy of top undergraduate art programs. Intensive classes in Animation, Digital Photography, Drawing, or Graphic Design are offered. 

Cornell University - Pre-College Summer Programs
Cornell University Precollege Summer Program offers courses online and on campus. Students choose from undergraduate Cornell courses in Arts and Architecture, Business and Hospitality, Engineering, Health and Humanities, International Relations, Social Change, Veterinary Medicine, and more. They can also create their own six- or nine-week program. Courses are offered between June 1 and August 3, 2021.

Deloitte - STEM Program
Students finishing their junior year can apply to the Team Tech Challenge, a free virtual summer STEM program brought to you by Deloitte. In this free, four-day challenge, students compete with teammates in a tech innovation challenge and prepare for the next step ahead: college. 

Drexel University
Summer Institutes
Drexel offers high school students a range of academic programs during the summer to explore what life in college is all about. Offering both residential and day options, students can take advantage of Drexel faculty-led workshops, labs, facilities, and all the city of Philadelphia has to offer. Read more about the Summer Institutes at Drexel University, including a complete list of programs, dates, and application instructions.

College Access Academy
Presented by the Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship in the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Success, the College Access Academy at Drexel is a one-week (July 19th-23rd), virtual program focused on assisting prospective college students through the college selection and admissions processes. Space is limited, but all rising high school juniors and seniors who identify as an underrepresented student of color or a first-generation college student are invited to apply. This virtual program is offered at no cost to all selected participants. To learn more and apply, visit College Access Academy at Drexel.

Elijah's Promise - Fellowship Program Opportunity
Elijah’s Promise is excited to offer our "Your Food, Your Choice" high school fellowship program once again in the 2021-2022 school year. The program is open to NJ high school students grades 9-12 and will be offered virtually from September-June of the next school year. You may find more information in the flyer and website. Students can apply directly here: https://forms.gle/SuYDxKYs9kTxwgVq9. Applications are open through June 30th.

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Summer Pre-College
FDU's Online Summer Pre-College Program is a way for High School students to begin earning college credits and exploring career options. 

Georgetown University - Summer Pre-College Programs
Georgetown University is pleased to announce the launch of their 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 courses, with more in the works.

Gettysburg College - Summer Programs
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months: Virtual Camp PsychCampers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology; Civil War Era Studies Virtual CampCampers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History; 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.

iArt Institute - On-line Classes
iArt Institute is offering online Painting and Drawing workshops in addition to their AP Art and Design Program for all high school students! Learn to paint using acrylic or convert your drawings into digital formats for animation or film! Teachers are able to meet on the student's schedule and are face to face with 2-3 students max per class, ensuring constant support! They also provide free consultations for any art portfolios including AP or college! In addition, if a student mentions their ad, they will give a 10% discount!

Landmark College - Summer Opportunities
Landmark's Office for Outreach, Partnerships, and Short-Term Programs invites interested students and parents to review the opportunities both on-campus and on-line for the Summer of 2021.

Le Moyne College- Summer Program
Le Moyne College offers students entering their junior and senior year of high school the opportunity to participate in their Summer Scholars Program. Interested students can visit their Summer Scholars webpage  and  apply online. Applications for Summer Session II are due by June 25. Applying early for the program is recommended as space may be limited.

Lebanon Valley College - Summer Programs
The Lebanon Valley College Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held online from July 26-28, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. ET each day and costs $175. The online Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer program will include live lectures from LVC faculty, visiting guest speakers, online laboratory exercises and other interactive activities. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of immunology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology and neuroscience.

LVS Actuarial Science Summer Program
An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and
financial tools to help identify and manage risk, so it's a great career
for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily
interested in teaching. It's also great for students who like business
and have good math aptitude. LVC will be running a one-week summer program for rising high school seniors who want to learn more about the profession.

Marist College - Summer Program
This summer, Marist is offering 14 unique Virtual Summer Pre-College programs, giving students the opportunity to earn three transferable college credits while they're still in high school.

Middlesex College (formerly MCC) - Apprenticeship Opportunities
Middlesex College is creating apprenticeship opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing through Career Advance USA, a U.S. Department of Labor funded grant. Apprenticeships, developed and implemented in collaboration with employers, are earn-and-learn programs that combine formal classroom learning with on-the-job training. MCC is offering a virtual Advanced Manufacturing Boot Camp/Pre-Apprenticeship Program. For further information about MCC Advanced Manufacturing Boot Camp and how to participate, please visit their website: MCC Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program.

Middlesex College offers training in Allied Health careers, through the NJ HealthWorks Grant Apprenticeship program, funded by the US Department of Labor.  Successful applicants to the Apprenticeship program would receive tuition-free training, while securing employment with one of their healthcare provider employer partners. The College currently offers apprenticeships in Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Community Health Worker, Patient Care Technician, and Pharmacy Technician. 

Monmouth University  - Summer College Acceleration Program
Rising seniors can make the most of their summer by taking college classes, online or in-person, at Monmouth University this summer! Undergraduate summer Tuition has been reduced 15%. Courses include Cultures of the World, Media Literacy, College Composition I, Introduction to Psychology, Climate Science, and more. Courses begin: July 6, 2021
Requirements: 3.0 GPA, 1100 SAT or PSAT equivalent (or full high school transcript), school counselor recommendation.

Montclair State University - Summer Program
The 2021 edition of the Italian Intensive Program is slated to take place this year on the Montclair State University campus from July 12th to 29th. This program is for rising high school seniors or recent high school graduates who have successfully completed Italian 3 Honors (or equivalent). Any questions about eligibility should be directed to the Program Coordinator, Patti Grunther at inserra@montclair.edu.

New York Tech
Business Bootcamp
New York Tech’s School of Management’s new virtual bootcamp will be hosting a schedule of courses, held virtually on the following Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m., include:
June 16: Personal Marketing Plan Using Social Media and Digital Tools

Esports Camp
Join New York Tech for a 3-day Virtual Summer Esports Camp, where students will have the opportunity to hear from New York Tech staff, esports athletes, and other industry experts. Please register to confirm your attendance, and to receive updates as the full list of speakers is confirmed.
Esports Talks:
Wednesday, June 23: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (EDT)
Thursday, June 24: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (EDT)
Esports Tournament:
Friday, June 25: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (EDT)

Norwich University - Summer Camp Programs
Norwich University will be hosting Virtual Summer Camp Programs in areas such as: GenCyber, Future Leader, Design, and ESports. Additional information can be found on their website.

Pratt Institute - Precollege Summer Program
Pratt’s summer 2021 PreCollege Intensive Program provides students with an opportunity to build their art and design skills, create a portfolio of their work, and explore possibilities for study and employment in creative fields.  Review updated course offerings on their website.

Raritan Valley Community College - Summer Classes
Registration is now open for RVCC’s summer classes with sessions beginning July 6th. Summer is a great opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to jump start their college education.

Regis College - Summer Program
Regis' online Summer Scholars Program is designed specifically to provide rising high school juniors and seniors with a head start on their college experience. This summer's program will run from June 28-July 30, 2021. Plus, the $1,200 fee covers all program-related expenses, including courses, textbooks, and social events. Additional information can be found on their Summer Scholars website and in their brochure.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Architecture Career Discovery
This two-week class, taught entirely online, is designed to expose students to the experience of enrolling in a high-quality undergraduate architecture program. High school students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade in the fall, who are interested in future careers in architecture or design-related fields and have a curiosity about the world, are encouraged to apply.
Session 1: Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 23 (9 a.m. –  4 p.m. EDT)
Session 2: Monday, July 26 – Friday, August 6 (11 a.m. –  6 p.m. EDT)

Rider University - Pre-College Summer Programs
High school students are invited to take a step toward achieving their academic and artistic goals by attending a Pre-College Summer Program from Rider University's Westminster College of the Arts. They offer a variety of virtual programs in voice, theatre, organ, piano and musical theory. Program information is available on their website.

Seeds of Fortune - Scholarship Program
This is a great way for young women of color who are rising Juniors and Seniors to get ahead and create competitive scholarship and college applications. They will be provided free financial literacy, career prep through local and corporate initiatives, access to top college partners, step by step prep work, support and more. 
Summer Session II:
July 6 - August 17 Tuesdays, 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM (Weekly) Excluding Holidays

Stockton University - Entrepreneurship and Business Academy
The Stockton University School of Business is offering their inaugural School of Business Entrepreneurship and Business Academy (SEBA) all online in July 2021. Rising high school juniors can enjoy a virtual experience that will expose them to college life and to business courses where they will gain a competitive edge.

Summer Discovery - Pre-college Programs
Visit their website to view their catalog.

Susquehanna University - Summer Writer's Workshop
This year, the Summer Writers Workshop at Susquehanna University, will be in person this July 18th-24th, 2021. The program is designed for rising juniors and rising seniors. Students can find the application online.
Deadline: July 2nd

Team Life - CPR Course
Team Life offers CPR certification classes at all three of their locations in Colts Neck, Woodbridge, and Cherry Hill. After the course, students will be equipped to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Students can also take a CPR renewal course if they would like to renew their certification. Students can view and sign up for any of the course options on the Team Life website. From now until the end of the month, the promo code June2021 can be used to give a $10.00 discount to the first 50 students who sign up.

University of Delaware - Edge Summer College Program
The Edge summer college program is a five-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 11 – Aug. 14, 2021. Edge is designed for high school students moving into their junior and senior years. Students in Edge will have the opportunity to attend college courses taught by University of Delaware faculty, participate in on- and off-campus curricular and co-curricular activities, and live in a U Del residence hall.

University of Hartford - Summer Programs
The summer programs at U Hartford are designed to help high school students learn more about a particular area of study: UHart Architecture Summer Institute (July 12th-30th), Music Industry Summer Program (July 12th-16th), Summer Musical Theater Intensive (July 12th-16th), Young Composers Project (August 2nd-6th and 9th-13th).

University of Massachusetts - Summer Pre-College Programs
All programs will be fully online and taught by U Mass-Amherst faculty and graduate students, combining live video instruction, independent project / group work, and check-ins with faculty and TA’s. Each course includes a minimum of 8 hours/week of live instruction plus offline assignments. Students will earn college credits and will be able to request an official U Mass transcript.  Visit their website for the full list of programs, as well as the application. Admissions are accepted on a rolling basis. To waive the $35 application fee, students should enter the waiver code "summer21" in the online application.

University of Massachusetts - Lowell - Summer Program
This summer, U Mass-Lowell is hosting a College Exploration Seminar. Rising seniors will have the chance to discover majors, career opportunities and explore all that UMass Lowell has to offer.

University of Miami - Summer Scholars Program
The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program provides an authentic college experience to prepare high-achieving high school students for academic success.

University of New Haven - Summer Youth Academies
Students are invited  to participate in one of the University of New Haven's Summer Youth Academies. They offer innovative and individualized summer programs to high school & middle school students who are interested in having a hands-on experience in a variety of exciting areas of study. This summer, they will be offering both virtual and on-ground programs.  

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill - Horizons Summer Program
The UNC American Indian Center is now accepting applications for Carolina Horizons, a summer program for American Indian students who are rising high school juniors and seniors. Held virtually this year on June 11-12, the program connects students with admissions advisers, current Native college students, and college representatives from across the UNC system. For more information, please visit the American Indian Center's website.

University of Pennsylvania - Summer Programs
Penn Summer High School Programs offer credit and non-credit online courses and immersive study in disciplines across the sciences, arts, and humanities. 

University of Rochester - Mentorship Program
University of Rochester has designed three online courses that enable high schoolers to explore their passions before college. All courses offer live, online mentorship to guide students along the way.

University of Vermont - Summer Pre-college/Academy Programs
The summer pre-college courses provide motivated high school students with a variety of opportunities to: earn college credits, discover a new interest and potential career paths, and explore diverse subjects. Additionally, UVM’s Summer Academy program is open for enrollment for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, providing them with the unique opportunity to earn 3 college credits through intensive 4-week courses, designed by UVM professors exclusively for high school students. If you have any questions, please feel free to email  or use live chat.

Virginia Tech - Summer "Un-Camp" Program
This summer the College of Science at Virginia Tech is hosting "Un-Camp," a series of one-hour “camps” on Zoom where Virginia Tech scientists will lead students up to 15 years of age through activities that explore fascinating science concepts. They will even mail you most of the supplies! Un-Camp is free of charge, but space is limited so please only sign up for the camps you will definitely attend. Click here for more info and to register!

Wharton Global Youth High School Program
The Wharton Global Youth High School Programs are immersive experiences for students currently enrolled in grades 9–11. Led by Wharton faculty and instructional staff, programs explore topics that align with Wharton research and teaching. Pre-collegiate students engage with Wharton’s rigorous business education and get the chance to study and network with global peers in preparation for making a post-secondary choice.

William Paterson University  - Jump Start Summer Program
Students in the Class of 2022 or 2023 are invited to take online college courses this summer as part of their Jump Start Summer Program! This opportunity allows them to get a head start in their college career and save money down the line. Courses begin after July 1 and feature:

  • variety of courses and subjects
  • Discounted tuition rate of $289 per credit
  • An official WP transcript that allows the opportunity to transfer credits to most colleges, once completed

Eligibility requirements:

  • Students in high school graduating classes of 2022 and 2023
  • Rising high school juniors required minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Rising high school seniors required minimum GPA: 3.0

To apply:

  • Submit the online non-degree application as a high school student: wpunj.edu/applynow
  • Send your current high school transcript via email to Admissions@wpunj.edu
  • Once received and if accepted, you will receive online registration instructions.

Worchester Polytechnic Institute - Summer Program
Worchester Polytechnic will be offering three STEM related programs to high school students virtually this summer: Launch (9th and 10th grade students), Frontiers (11th and 12th grade students), and Frontiers with Credit (11th and 12th grade students). For additional information, visit their website.