BU Summer Term High School offers five unique programs. You can earn college credit, discover new subject areas, perform cutting-edge research, or immerse yourself in hands-on learning. STEM subjects offered include Biology, Pre-Med, Neuroscience, Abnormal and Experimental Psychology, Chemistry of Medicine, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Infectious Diseases, and more. ..(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Six Weeks
- Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Astronomy, Literature, Politics and Diplomacy, Communications, STEM, Writing, History, Arts
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration
- Credit Awarded: Yes
- Call: (617) 353-1378
High School Honors provides an opportunity for academically motivated rising high school juniors and seniors to experience undergraduate life, while earning college credit.
High School Honors is an exciting opportunity for high school students to study alongside Boston University undergraduates, while earning up to 8 college credits in just six weeks. The program offers more than 80 undergraduate courses in a wide range of subjects, from African American studies to writing, and everything in-between, including biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, philosophy, and visual art. Guidance is provided to help students identify subject areas and courses that are appropriately challenging and applicable to their anticipated college major.
Outside the classroom, High School Honors students interact with a vibrant community from all over the country and world. There are so many great social activities you can participate in as part of High School Honors. They’re all designed to help you get to know your fellow students, learn new skills, and build a strong sense of community on campus and in Boston.
Can’t travel to Boston this summer? No problem. We also offer an exciting variety of High School Honors Online courses. Learn more.
Cost and Session Information
Session Dates: July 3-August 12
(Note: Online courses may run on a different schedule than the standard High School Honors schedule.)
Tuition & Fees
Application Fee (non-refundable): $50
Tuition (for 8 credits): $6,040*
Service Fees: $470
Room & Board (14 meals per week): $2,876
Room & Board (19 meals per week): $3,156
*There may also be additional fees such as a $200 laboratory fee for science courses.
Limited financial aid is available for the High School Honors program. Commuter and online students enrolled in only one course and international students are not eligible for financial aid.