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.
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.
Bossgirls - Summer 2021Entrepreneurship 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. If students are accepted to the program and pay the registration fee by April 24, they will receive a special discount of $200 off the tuition using this discount code online: 21BUADMISSIONS
Boston University - Summer Media Production Program
Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, visual effects, webcasts and more at Boston University's Academy of Media Production.
Deadline: March 31st
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.
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.
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.
Denison University - Summer Writing Workshop
The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is an eight-day residential program that incorporates small creative writing workshops, group sessions with Denison creative writing faculty and notable visiting writers, and much more.The program runs from June 20-27th, 2021. Financial assistance is available to families who qualify, and information about the program is online at reynolds.denison.edu.
Application Deadline: March 7th
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.
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 Psych: Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology; Civil War Era Studies Virtual Camp: Campers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History; 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.
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!
Inspirit AI - Summer Program
AI Scholars Live Online is a 10-session (25 hours) pre-college enrichment program that exposes high school students (Grades 9-12) to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by a team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Students with prior programming experience are placed in an advanced cohort. Students may learn more in our brochure or on our website. Please contact Lucas Hornsby at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (917) 371-8971 with any questions.
Deadline: Feb. 15th (Spring Program); Mar. 1st (Summer Program)
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.
Manhattan School of Music - Pre-College Programs
Detailed information can be found on the MSM website and in the Precollege brochure. The Precollege application is now available online with a preferred deadline of March 1.
Middlesex County College - Apprenticeship Opportunity
Middlesex County 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.
New York University - Summer Precollege Program
NYU Precollege gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to spend their summer experiencing academics at NYU. For six weeks, high schoolers can take online college-level courses for credit, develop their essay-writing skills, and learn how to manage their time, all while connecting with NYU Precollege and undergraduate students from around the world.
Deadline: April 1st
Pace University - Pre-College Program
Pace University's 2021 Precollege Immersion Program for high school students will be held in-person this summer on both New York City and Westchester campuses. The Precollege Immersion Program is an intensive two-week program designed for rising high school juniors and seniors that provides them with a first-hand look at a college experience. Students who complete this program and are subsequently admitted to Pace as an undergraduate will receive three general credits toward their degree, as well as a yearly $3,000 scholarship as long as they maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Deadline: April 19th
Smith College - Pre-College Programs
Smith College is offering one-day, crash courses in a variety of topics related to Creative Writing from January through March. Program details and registration links can be found on their website.
Stanford University - Summer Program
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies strives to enhance the education of motivated, intellectually curious, pre-college students. Students engage in discussion-based online classes with instructors who are scholars in their fields and passionate about teaching.
Deadline: March 10th
Stevens Institute of Technology - Summer Pre-College Program
Interested students are invited to apply for Stevens Institute of Technology's Virtual Summer Pre-College Programs. Students can view their Pre-College offerings here. Each of the programs give students the opportunity to explore a college major and test drive the college experience.
Priority Deadline: March 1st
Summer 2021 Pre-College Virtual Programs Fair
The Association for Pre-College Program Directors is proud to present the 2021 Summer Pre-College Program Fairs, a series of virtual events that provide students and families the opportunity to learn about academic summer programs at top US college and universities. Registration through their website is free:
Saturday, February 20, 2021, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern
Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Eastern
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern
Summer Discovery - Pre-college Programs
Visit their website to view their catalog.
University at Buffalo - Pharmacy Summer Institute
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) Pharmacy Summer Institute (PSI) serves to broaden knowledge of the many exciting careers in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences to middle school, high school, and college students. Program information and details are on their website.
Application Deadline: June 1st, 2021
University of Chicago - Summer Pre-college Program
The University of Chicago’s online summer pre-college programs draw from the multidisciplinary emphasis and intellectual richness of the College’s Core curriculum.To learn about their Summer Session programs, the unique intellectual experiences available to high school students, or more on the courses offered, please visit their website at summer.uchicago.edu. Students should apply by February 24th for the best selection of courses!
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 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.
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. Students should enter the "GUIDANCE" waiver code on page 5 of the application by April 30th. A limited number of scholarship opportunities are available for the three-week, credit-bearing program. Student’s should complete both the program’s application and the scholarship application by March 1st to be considered.
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 Vermont - Summer Pre-college and Summer 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, use live chat or join their upcoming webinar, on February 16th at 7:00pm EST.
Virginia Tech - Black College Institute
Virginia Tech invites talented, high-achieving, and intellectually curious rising high school juniors and rising seniors, who identify as African American or Black, to apply to participate in a virtual summer academic leadership program at Virginia Tech. Black College Institute (for rising seniors) will offer four-day sessions twice during the summer of 2021: June 13-June 16 and June 20-June 23. Black College Institute (for rising juniors) will offer a four-day session for the summer of 2021: June 27-June 30. All programs are FREE of cost to students!
Deadline: April 1st
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.