UNC Asheville Pre-College Programs

    UNC Asheville Pre-College Programs


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media, Journalism, Literature, Pre-Med, STEM, Writing, Design, Robotics, Engineering, Biology, Aerospace, Environmental Science
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (828) 251-6960
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    Ready for an original experience this summer? Spend a week exploring what you love in UNC Asheville’s Pre-College Programs. Our Pre-College Programs enroll rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors for weeklong immersion programs, combining academic excellence with outdoor adventures in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The programs introduce students to college-level study, university life, and career options in a dynamic learning environment.

    Weeklong summer immersion programs at UNC Asheville offer students a deep dive into academic topics and hands-on experience. UNC Asheville’s Pre-College Programs introduce high school students to college-level study, university life, and career options in a dynamic learning environment. Each one-week program offers deep immersion into an academic topic, challenging activities, and the opportunity to engage with industry professionals.

    Dates: June 12-17, June 19-24 and June 26-July 1, 2022

    Format: Pre-College Programs run from Sunday to Friday, and each day is filled with both classroom and recreational activity. All programs include hands-on learning and projects, and many programs will feature off-campus excursions. All students live on campus to fully experience university life and the surrounding community.

    Eligibility: Pre-College Programs are open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Programs follow COVID protocols and University community expectations, and offer a flexible cancellation policy.

    Living on Campus: Double occupancy in a shared suite (if COVID protocols permit, otherwise single occupancy). Residence halls are air-conditioned. Meals will be in Brown Dining Hall.

    Tuition: Programs start at $1,200 and includes lodging, meals, all course materials, activities, and excursions. Due to the continued effects of COVID-19, we are maintaining a flexible refund policy. There is a full refund available minus a $50 administrative processing fee.

    Additional Option: Students that register for two back-to-back Pre-College programs, have the option to also register for an optional stayover weekend in-between programs for an additional cost. The stayover weekend is all-inclusive of housing, meals and activities in and around Asheville.