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    Quinnipiac University Summer Pre-College: Physical and Life Sciences Exploration Academy

    Quinnipiac University Summer Pre-College: Physical and Life Sciences Exploration Academy


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Enrichment
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Biology, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (203) 582-7621
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    Do you love science but can’t decide which branch of science is your favorite? Do ancient civilizations, geological rock formations, engines, chemical reactions, the nervous system, and solar system excite you? The Physical and Life Sciences Exploration Academy introduces high school students to a variety of disciplines and fields to make it easier to decide which degree program matches their skills and interests.

    This program is perfect for high school students who are interested in a future career in the sciences, those who are natural questioners and problem-solvers and those who hope to build their resumes and gain clarity in selecting a particular college pathway.

    At the end of this program, you’ll walk away with:

    • Hands-on experience conducting real labwork and experiments
    • Ability to define the basic scientific principles behind geology, chemistry, astronomy, archeology, biology and physics.
    • Skills and techniques necessary to observe and conduct experiments in a variety of scientific disciplines
    • An understanding of several scientific disciplines and research techniques applied in each discipline

    Cost and Session Information

    Program Dates:  July 8 - July 19

    Program Costs

    Option 1: Sunday to Saturday program, including weekend activities plus full room & board (overnight) $3,360

    Option 2: Monday-Friday, on-campus program (commuter), lunch: $2,400

    Both options include:

    • Faculty-designed and delivered programming, administered on-campus with educational support staff and program materials
    • All technology and software support
    • Quinnipiac T-shirt
    • Certificate of completion
    • Special Quinnipiac Admissions events

    Partial financial support may be available for those who indicate the need for support in their application. Financial support awards are based on a combination of need and merit.