College Summer Programs

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The following are summer programs offered to high school students. There may by others, please check with your preferred college or university. 

2018 Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program (JRMSHP) at Arizona State University. 

The JBMSHP is an intense academic program allowing student participants to reside of the ASU Tempe campus for a six or eight week summer session while enrolled in a university-level mathematics course for college credit. for details visit:

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies - summer program dates vary
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies produces an array of programs for academically talened young students everywhere. Our programs are available online and in-person, during the summer and year-round, and feature broad exploration or intense study in a single subject.

John Hopkins Engineering Innovation at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
June 17-July 18, 2019, Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm
For rising high school juniors or seniors, For all the details go to

Becaon College's Summer for Success High School Program
July 7-July 26, 2019
Beacon College encourages college-bound rising juniors and seniors with LD/ADHD to apply for their unique 3-week Summer for Success immersion program. This experience prepares students for the transition to college with personalized, strategic coursework as well as off-campus activities, while living on our campus in Leesburg, FL with other students who learn differently. Students participate in two core classes designed to develop the skills needed for college success, as well as their choice of elective. More details may be found at:

Camp Cardiac

July 15th-19th, 2019 (Monday to Friday)
​8:30am to 4:00pm (daily)
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine.

With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field.  In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise.  Although Camp Cardiac's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. Application and details at

Barrett Summer Scholars @ Arizona State University
Appli For more information visit:

BYU Design Week
June 18-23, 2019
Do you love to draw and create? Thrive on seeing the world in new ways? This exciting, one-week overnight camp if for youth ages 15 to 18 who love creating and being around other creatives too. This year BYU is making some exciting some exciting changes, combining all three design tracks into one amazing experience for everyone, with a blend of illustration, graphic design, and photography. Amazing professors and design student counselors will help you take your work and creativity to the next level. The Friday gallery show is always a highlight, and seeing old friends and making new one is sure to make this an unforgettable week! More information and registration at:

Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute
 @ Arizona State University
This one-of-a-kind experience fosters academic and personal success, embraces diversity, and reinforces the value and importance of community service and covoc engagement within a collaborative peer environment. For sophomore and junior students. Learn more at

W.P.Carey School of Business
 at Arizona State University - The Fleischer Scholars Program provides high school juniors a great opportunity to experience college life, entrepreneurship, and business during a week-long residential program. The program is tailored for economically disadvantaged Arizona high school students interested in pursuing business as a career.  The program will take place on ASU's Tempe campus. Learn more at:
W.P. Carey School of Businessat Arizona State University - Business Scholars Institute is a week-long summer residency program designed for high-achieving high school juniors who are interested in pursuing business education career opportunities. Provides exposure to business careers, access to top business faculty, connections to collegiate honors programs, and information on post-graduate education. You will be surrounded by ambitious peers, experience challenging business projects, and begin building a network for your future. The program will take place on ASU's Tempe campus. Learn more at:
W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University - The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) is an innovative week-long summer residency program designed for underrepresented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  You’ll build your understanding of accounting and discover new career and networking opportunities, including involvement with the National Association of Black Accountants. The program will take place on ASU's West campus. Learn more at
Bank of America Charitable Foundation's Student Leaders Program is accepting applications for the 2018 Student Leaders program. This summer program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders. Learn more at
Grand Canyon University  GCU offers science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) summer camps in 2015 for middle and high school students. Out STEM Summer Camps given students the opportunity to learn how STEM integrates into our daily lives and through exciting careers. Includes four days/three nights on the Phoenix campus while experiencing fun and hands-on activities exploring STEM subjects and careers. Vists for more information. 
Northern Arizona University - Successful Transition and Academic Readiness (STAR) Offers freshman an innovative and exciting way to begin their college experience. Focusing on the needs of students who are first-generation or who demonstrate financial need. STAR assists students with making the important transition from high school to college. Earn six university credits, live in residence hall, develop leadership skills, experience campus life and connect with other new students. Learn more at
University of Arizona - New Start Summer Program Six week introduction to the best the University of Arizona has to offer. Students will get to know the campus and take two courses, putting them a half semester ahead. Learn more at
Northern Arizona University - 4th Annual Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Journalism Workshop Twenty high school students will have the opportunity to produce professional quality radio and television productions while enjoying a week of college life at the NAU campus. Learn more at
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) - College Prep
Designed for high school students like you who want new academic challenges and the experience of real college life. Take a two-week IN FOCUS Seminar or choose from a variety of three- to six-week courses and earn college credit as part of Northwestern's Summer Session. Learn more at
Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) -  SCAD Summer Seminars Students attend two workshops and have access tot he university's extensive facilities, resources and libraries. Workshops may include demonstrations, lectures, studio work and local field trips, and are taught by SCAD professors, alumni or selected graduate students. Organized social and cultural activities each day create an authentic experience of life as a SCAD student. Learn more at
The University of Alabama - Summer on Campus  Summer On Campus lets you experience college, develop confidence for college study, and get ahead with college courses on The University of Alabama campus. You’ll live in a residence hall, walk the Quad, make great friends and take two college courses at UA. And you’ll have the same strong support network you experience in your online courses – peer coaches who live in your residence hall, academic advisers, and student-centered instructors. Learn more at
Chandler Regional Medical Center - Volunteen Summer Program  High school students between the ages of 14 and 18 may apply. The program provides an opportunity for teenagers to get an inside look at what it's like to work in the healthcare industry while at the same time having an important and positive impact on patients, staff and visitors. Learn more at http://
Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) - Pre-College Program  An intensive immersion experience in art, design, architecture, or creative writing. Students choose an elective course such as fine arts/painting and drawing, graphic design, illustration (traditional or digital), fashion design, photography, architecture, cultural studies, or creative writing. Students develop their creative skills, build an effective portfolio for college admission, and earn four college credits. Scholarships are available based on merit. Learn more at
Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing (FIDM) 
Learn what it's like to launch your own business or have a great career in Marketing, Social Media, Fashion Buying, Merchandising, Fashion Styling, or Fashion Design at FIDM's 3 Days of Fashion for high school students! Take workshops like Draping the Dress, Concept to Consumer and Creating a Propmotional Campaign, work with students from all over the world, explore FIDM's resources and meet fashion celebrities and hear how they built their career.  For dates and additional information visit
Otis College of Art and Design  A four-week college preparation program in Los Angeles, CA.. Provides artists ages 15 and older with a college immersion experience in art and design. Housing is available for 15-18 year olds. For more information visit
Cornell University is offering the following summer programs:
  • CURIE Academy is a one-week) residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science. The focus is on rising juniors and seniors who may not have had prior opportunities to explore engineering, but want to learn more about it in an interactive atmosphere. Experience life at Cornell University and explore the many possibilities awaiting you in engineering. Learn more at
  • CATALYST Academy is a one-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to learn about engineering and careers within an interactive milieu. Experience life at Cornell University and explore the many possibilities awaiting you in engineering. Learn more at:

Cornell University Summer College 2017 offers award-winning 2-, 3-, and 6-week programs. Experience the excitement of college life at a great Ivy League university, earn 3-6 credits in courses with Cornell Faculty, attend admissions workshops, and make friends from more than 40 countries around the world. Learn more at:

Midwestern University Health Careers Institute for High School Students  Interactive workshops in areas on Anatomy, Dental Simulation Lab, Osteopathic Medicine, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Medicine +more. Also includes a Behind-the-Scenes Field trip to Arrowhead Hospital and an Emergency Response Workshop with the Glendale Fire Department. Download a printable application and sample schedule at:

Hofstra University Spring Open House  
High school sophomores, juniors and their families are invited to join us to discover all the academic and extracurricular opportunities Hofstra has to offer. Learn about admission to Hofstra, meet faculty members and current students and explore the campus. For more information and to register, visit or call 516-463-6700.

GRAMMY Camp  & GRAMMY Camp Jazz Session
GRAMMY Camp - A must industry camp that provides instruction to high school students on multiple career tracks in music.
GRAMMY Camp - Jazz Session - A program that selects the best high school seniors and instrumentalists to travel to Los Angeles to perform at GRAMMY related events and record an album. Perform in choir, combo or band.
For more information:

Duke University Summer Program 
July 7-August 2, 2019
Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students. If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide high school students with an academic and residential environment that is conducive to collegiate success.  

United State Air Force Academy Summer Seminar
Summer Seminar at the United States Air Force Academy offers a unique opportunity to get the Academy experience first-hand. Specially designed for high school juniors hearing into their senior year. Summer Seminar allows participants to see a realistic slice of cadet life. For details go to

Beacon College's Summer for Success
Sunday, July 7 - Friday, July 26, 2019 - A 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors that prepares LD/ADHD students for the transition to college with personalized, strategic coursework as well as off-campus activities, while living on our campus in Leesburg, FL with other students who learn differently. For detail go to

Case Western Reserve University
June 23-July 13, 2019
Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs fully immerse ambitious high school students in a college curriculum, conversations and activities.Application deadline is May1. For more details and to apply go to

University of Virginia's The Cornerstone Summer Institute
The Cornerstone Summer Institute is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 22, 2019. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need. For details to to

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