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Michigan State University

Michigan State University, East Lansing

University of Michigan

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

For additional opportunities at UM, please visit UM's Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) web site. The UM CEO web site includes a searchable database of all UM outreach opportunities aimed at pre-college students. Find the University of Michigan searchable database here:

Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University

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Concordia University

Ferris State University

Hillsdale College

Kettering University

Lake Superior State University

  • Summer Programs include: Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Science, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Fire Science, Dance, Criminal Justice, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Athletics.

Michigan Technological University

Oakland University

Wayne State University

Western Michigan University

Non-Michigan College and University Programs

La Academia de Espana

Academie de Paris

Acadia Institute of Oceanography

Alfred University

American Jewish University

Arizona State University

The University of Arizona

(3) 1-week Summer Engineering Academy. (520) 621-4018.

University of the Arts

Ball State University

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Barnard College

Beloit College

Bennington College

  • July at Bennington programs. Programs are offered in the visual and performing arts, political and social sciences, sciences, writing and literature.

Boston University

Bowling Green State University

Brandeis University

University of British Columbia

Brown University

Bryant University (RI)


U-C San Diego

University of California- Santa Barbara

Cambridge College

Carnegie Mellon University

  • Summer Pre-College Programs and Summer Academy for College Prep and Minority Students. Fine arts, AP/EA, architecture, drama, music and the National High School Game Academy

Carleton College

University of Chicago

  • Summer Programs, Summer Intensive Language Study, 3-week programs, Stones and Bones: Fossiling in Wyoming, Science Research, Classical World Travels (Traveling Academy), American Law and Litigation, Ancient Egyptian Language, Culture and History, Creative Writing Fiction (2 sessions), Collegiate Writing. Developmental Psychology

University of Colorado

Colorado State University

Columbia College (IL)

Columbia University (NY)

  • Summer High School Programs, non credit courses in law, politics, business, college prep, college prep and the arts and sciences, in the city or Barcelona, Spain program, High School Summer Institute, “Summer in the City" , Understanding the Arab World at Columbia and Jordan

Concordia Language Villages

  • Internationally recognized and respected world language and culture education program for young people ages 7-18. Their web site is organized primarily by language. Select your language of interest on the left and begin exploring their Village programs. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norweigian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish Study abroad programs to Argentina, Cameroon, China, France, Germany, Japan and Spain (800)222-4750, ext. 803

University of Connecticut

Cornell University

Curry College

  • Learning Academy's summer program for high school students with Learning Disabilities. The college search process is emphasized and accommodations for LD/ADD students are discussed. Extracurricular activities provide opportunities for socialization. There are two sessions available and enrollment is limited. Call (617) 333-2250 for further information.

University of Dallas

Dartmouth College

Denison University

Dickinson College

Digipen Institute of Technology

  • Pre-College Programs in game design, programming, and game art

Duke University

Emory University

Furman University

Georgetown University

George Washington University

  • Pre-College Programs, with programs in biomedical engineering, photojournalism, politics, writing, arts, politics, college life, etc. (202) 994.6360

Gettysburg College

Green Mountain College (VE)

Harvard University

  • Business School recruits high potential Juniors- African American, Hispanic American and Native American students to the Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP). During one week in June, at no expense to the student, Harvard Business School provides teaching instruction from leading faculty, on campus housing and different seminars/events that introduce the students to business education.
  • Secondary School Program (SSP), summer programs for qualified 10-12 grade students, includes writing programs, tutoring, freshmen seminar topics and instructors (617) 495-3192 Info or to apply online:

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Indiana University (IN)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • Summer Honors Program (Robert E. Cook School) for high school students including history, journalism, biology, chemistry, law, leadership & social justice, physics

Indiana State University

  • Summer Honors Program, 19 different 2-week programs for talented high school students, including arts and sciences, business/economics, English, forensics, physics, psychology. (800) 742-0891

University of Iowa

Johns Hopkins University

Kenyon Review

Lake Forest College (IL)

Loyola University

Magdalen College

University of Maryland

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Women's Technology Program, 4-week summer residence program to introduce high school girls to electrical engineering and computer science. Cynthia Skier, Director Women's Technology Program (WTP)
  • MIT MITES Program, Minority Intro. to Engineering Summer programs. The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) facilitates the involvement of talented sophomores and juniors.

University of Miami (FL)

Miami University (OH)

University of Missouri-Rolla

Morehouse College

  • Summer Program in Atlanta, Ga. Summer Institute (Project Identity) for males entering the 10th and 11th grades. Three weeks at Morehouse, (Creative writing, SAT prep, debate, pre-calculus, leadership development, enrichment activities). $400 fee includes meals, housing and activities. For more information go to:

University of Nebraska

New York University

Northwestern University

Norwich University

University of Notre Dame

Ohio University

Pace University

Penn State University

Princeton University

  • Summer Journalism Program: a 10-day all-expenses-paid summer journalism program held in August at Princeton University for Students from under resourced financial backgrounds. All expenses, including travel costs will be paid for.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's (RPI)

Rice University

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

  • Explore your Future (EYF) Programs, hosted by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) Two 6-day career exploration programs
  • College and Careers: experience life as a college student, programs for parents and rising senior students

Roger Williams University

  • Marine Biology Summer Camp. Summer Marine Program students will learn about coastal ecosystems, food webs, productivity of the sea, plants and animals in the coastal zone, current events in marine biology and much more. Learn oceanographic sampling techniques, identify marine organisms, explore bay ecosystems by sea kayak , snorkel along barrier beaches and tidal pools, view whales during a boat trip off Cape Cod, investigate future careers while touring marine research centers at Woods Hole, MA.

Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy

  • One week program designed to provide leadership and team building training to rising juniors and seniors and is offered at no cost to students. Located in Quantico, Virginia

University of St. Andrews (Scotland)