Boston Leadership Institute
--As one of the top STEM summer research programs in the U.S., the Boston Leadership Institute is dedicated to providing hands-on research experience to outstanding high school students from all over the world. Students get the opportunity to strengthen their credentials valuable to college admissions, and explore possible undergraduate majors and career choices. A variety of one-week and three-week courses are available, including Applied Physics, STEMEntrepreneurship, Marine Biology Research, and more. Stimulating classroom enrichment and laboratory activities combine with behind-the-scenes field trips, activities, and tours geared toward teens at Boston area museums and attractions. Students excelling in honors or advanced STEM classes are encouraged to apply.
University Secondary School Program -- Alongside
college and adult students, you can explore subjects
not available at your high school and earn college
credit in Harvard courses. You work with distinguished
faculty, use well-equipped labs, and have access
to the largest university library system in the
Neuroscience, film, philosophy, creative writing, and computer science—these are just a few of the 200-plus courses you can choose from.
and Teachers As Research Scientists --Students
and Teachers As Research Scientists (STARS) is
a program funded partially through Pfizer, Inc.;
LMI Aerospace/D3 Technologies; Office of the Chancellor
of UM-St. Louis; Saint Louis University; Washington
University; Green Foundation; and Solae Company.
It introduces both rising high school juniors
and seniors and teachers to the various aspects
of the scientific enterprise as practiced by successful
scientists in academic, private, and governmental
More than 60 scientists who work in fields such as biology, chemistry, earth science, engineering, environmental science, medicine, psychology, and public health will share their experiences as they and their research team direct students in research projects.
Summer Institute For The Gifted - The Summer
Institute for the Gifted offers residential and
day programs for gifted and talented students
of ages 4 through 17. Programs given to 10-17
year olds at: Dartmouth College, Emory University,
Princeton University, UCLA, Vassar, Yale, Amherst,
Bryn Mawr College.
Program at Brown University -- Each summer, students from around the world choose Brown University Pre-College Programs to prepare for college success, and to experience the challenge of college-level academics.Brown offers
a very large number of pre-college course in many
interesting areas. Experience college life, and
advance your studies without the pressure of grades.
Course lengths from one to four weeks - accepted
students may choose to take more than one. - Courses
are also available with college credit, as well
as online courses. In addition Brown offers a
summer study abroad program for high school students.
of Chicago -- Summer High School Program
-- Accomplished high school students can experience
college life firsthand and earn college credit
in a variety of on- and off-campus programs. Courses
Law and Litigation Ancient Egyptian Language,
Culture, and History Creative Writing: Fiction
Collegiate Writing: Art and Meaning Developmental
Psychology: Theories and Techniques. Green: Behavioral
Economics and Sustainability Field Studies in
Mellon Summer Program - Our Pre-College programs
will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is
all about - from the classroom to what's happening
on weekends.You can either explore architecture,
art & design, drama, music or the National High
School Game Academy to prepare yourself for study
at the college level.
University -- Pre-college summer Program
-- Tufts Summer Study is a precollege program
for rising high school juniors and seniors. Programs
include: The Writing Program, Ethics & Global
Citizenship, Health Science Honors, and Developing
Computer & Interactive Media.
Program at Georgetown University
-- Discover your passion this summer at Georgetown
University. Whether you're seeking college credit,
exploring a new interest or want to experience
campus life firsthand. Georgetown has a large
number of eight-day intensive learning experiences
for HS students including: Broadcast Journalism,
Forensic Science, Law, Medicine, Sports Industry
Management and more...
Summer High School Programs
- University of Pennsylvania programs are built
around courses taught by Penn faculty, scholars,
and distinguished outside experts. With small
class sizes you can be sure to get the individualized
attention you deserve. There are 4 week summer
academies that are intensive, noncredit academic
programs for high school students(Biomedical Research
Academy, Experimental Physics Academy, English
Language Academy, and Archaeology Academy.
-- University of California --
Summer is the only time of year that UC Berkeley
opens enrollment to visiting students. Join the
community of up to 300 high school students who
spend their summer enjoying the San Francisco
Bay Area while earning college credit and a UC
Berkeley transcript of completed coursework.
Summer College for High School Students -- The
award-winning Summer College for High School Students
program offers talented high school sophomores,
juniors, and seniors the opportunity to study
at Cornell for three or six weeks, earn an average
of three to six college credits, take college
courses with leading Cornell faculty members,
explore careers and majors, attend admissions
workshops, and much more.
University Center for Talent Development (CTD) at Northwestern University exists to serve the gifted community. From early childhood through elementary, middle and high school, Center for Talent Development (CTD) gifted summer programs encourage gifted kids to explore academic areas of interest and connect with a community of peers.
Dickinson University --
Summer for Middle School and High School Students
--Outstanding high school students have the opportunity
to get a head start on their college education
through this program. Summer Scholars get a sneak
preview of college life and learning.
Tisch School for the Arts -- Summer High School
Program -- During the summer the Tisch School
of the Arts offers high school students the chance
to participate in intensive training either in
New York City, Dublin or Singapore. Through these
programs students gain an enriching and enlightening
experience, and a better understanding of the
nature of a professional training program.
at Sea --Science at SEA (SAS) is a 20-day
program for high school sophomores, juniors, and
seniors focusing on the coastal and offshore marine
environment around Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The
program includes a shore component on the SEA
campus in Woods Hole, MA, and a sea component
aboard one of SEA’s sailing research vessels,
the SSV Corwith Cramer.
Museum of Art -- NYC
--Internships for New York City High School Students
-- Seniors attending New York City high schools
are welcome to apply for a paid internship at
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Interns work behind
the scenes, meet members of the Museum staff,
and participate in gallery, studio, and Museum
learning projects designed to broaden their understanding
of the Museum and to deepen their knowledge of
summer High School Abroad programs --Whether
you are familiar with foreign language, or just
beginning your explorations in language learning,
the opportunity to immerse yourself directly in
another culture through an interactive classroom
experience, will allow you to accelerate your
language learning while having the experience
of a lifetime!
Research Science Institute (RSI) for High School
Each summer, 80 of the world's most accomplished
high school students gather at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology for the Research Science
Institute (RSI). Invited students enjoy a six-week,
cost-free program designed to kick-start their
careers of leadership in science, mathematics,
engineering, and technology.
See more on MITES.
University Courses for High School Students
-- Study art in a college environment with professional
artists. Our pre-college programs are especially
designed to challenge your imagination and encourage
your creative growth.
Through Lesley University's Pre-College Program, spend up to two weeks on our campus exploring your passions
College Program for High School Students ---
Emerson is internationally recognized in its fields
of specialization, which are communication studies;
marketing communication; journalism; communication
sciences and disorders; visual and media arts;
the performing arts; and writing, literature and
publishing. Pre-College Credit Programs in: Animation,
Fiction and Magazine Writing, Film Production,
Film Writing, and Performance.
Summer Program for High School Students -- High
school students can live and work as undergraduates
at the University, studying subjects such as law,
writing, economics, and cutting-edge biological
research, or even study abroad or participate
in a paleontological dig.
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
-- High School students in the spring semester
of their junior or senior year and at least 16
years old by July 1 are invited to apply for a
limited number of summer internships exploring
careers in the atmospheric and related sciences.
Investigate air pollution, severe weather, climate
change, solar physics, engineering, computer programming,
Web development, and other fields on the cutting
edge of environmental research.
University --Opportunities for High School
Students -- The Brandeis Summer School welcomes
advanced high school students to experience undergraduate
college courses on a commuting basis. Test your
readiness for college, explore subjects not available
in your high school, and earn college credit.
Maryland Institute College of Art--
Summer Pre-College Studio Residency--The four-week
Pre-College Studio Residency Program in Baltimore
is an intensive college-level experience designed
to help participants make the leap from thinking
like a high-school art student to thinking like
an artist-making art that reflects a new level
of skill and personal vision, communicating ideas
about art in daily critiques, and building a professional
portfolio of work.
School of Architecture
-- Summer High School Program -- Students will
spend their three weeks in the School of Architecture
exploring the ideas, methods, and issues of architecture.
The program is intended for high school students
who have completed their sophomore year. Younger
students who demonstrate maturity in their attitudes
and schoolwork may also apply.
Institute -- Each summer, over 400 high school
students from across the country and around the
world immerse themselves in art, design, architecture,
creative writing, and critical & visual Studies
in Pratt' s intensive four-week college-level
program. Pratt uniquely combines academic excellence
with hands-on studio work.
College -Summer College for High School Students
-- In Ithaca's residential pre-college summer
program, high school students experience college
life and college-level courses while living in
a safe environment. The College has two program
offerings, each with courses designed and reserved
expressly for pre-college students. (Areas of
Study in: Acting, Anatomy Labs, Digital Music
Production, Health Sciences Foundations and Careers,
Math Experimentation, Introduction to Media Production,
Introduction to Musical Theater Performance General.
Methodist University -- SMU's Gifted Studies Institute conducts two programs for able boys and girls. Students entering grades 8-10 may enroll in the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program, which allows them to take two classes: one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
Mathematics Program -- Ohio State University --
The Ross Program at the Ohio State University
is an intensive summer experience designed to
encourage motivated pre-college students to explore
mathematics. During those eight weeks, students
are immersed in a world of mathematical discovery.
of Architecture and Planning --Washington D.C--.The
Experiences in Architecture program at The Catholic
University of America is an intense three-week
workshop for high school students interested in
architecture or other design related fields. Students
are exposed to a variety of architectural experiences
through a choice of design studio options that
include cultural studies/sacred space, digital
architecture, digital fabrication, real estate
development and urban design/conservation.
Star Camp at University of Virginia - We offer
four distinctly separate academic enrichment programs
at the University of Virginia -- American Studies
Program for International Students ages 13-17,
Junior High Academic Camp for grades 7 through
9, SAT Preparation for grades 10 through 12, Senior
High Academic Camp for grades 10 through 12.
Amherst Summer College -a
Pre-College Program residential program for rising
High School Juniors and Seniors. designed to help
students gain knowledge and skills and experience
what life is like on a University Campus. Each
course intensive offers the option of college
credits In addition to their academic experience.
Students will visit with admissions staff from
the FIVE College Consortium, meet with College
advisors and engage in The UMASS Power Up for
College Success program developed to help students
get the most out of their college or university
experience. Weekend and evening activities include
movies, campus events, trips to surrounding area
cultural activities, visits to Amherst, and optional
trips to Six Flags New England or Boston. --SUMMER
COLLEGE STEM Ed also Provides opportunities for
highly motivated students to join existing funded
programs of Research in Biology, Biochemistry,
Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences from the end of
June to the first week in August.