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    Washington University in St. Louis: Summer Pre-College Programs

    Washington University in St. Louis: Summer Pre-College Programs

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Humanities
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Overview

    Washington University's Summer Experiences provide academically talented middle and high school students the opportunity to prepare for college success. We offer a variety of credit and noncredit programs for students from across the country and around the world.

    Our summer programs include:

    Middle School Summer Challenge: A commuter program for current 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in the St. Louis area. Our Middle School Summer Challenge program is designed to expand students' critical thinking skills in an exciting and innovative environment. Students participate in an arts and humanities themed course, leadership and team building activities, and a STEM course creating a well-rounded summer experience.

    This program is ideal for students looking to build a strong academic foundation and engage with students from across the St. Louis area. This program is noncredit.

    Students in Middle School Summer Challenge commute to campus. We provide a full daily schedule that includes classes, lunch, and social activities. Students are supervised at all times by our dedicated program staff.

    High School Summer Scholars Program: A five-week residential program for rising high school seniors. Students enroll in one or two undergraduate courses for credit and study alongside undergraduates.

    This program is ideal for students who want to earn college credit, challenge themselves academically and explore courses in a specific major or subject.

    High School Summer Scholars live on campus in one of our top-ranked, air-conditioned residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in enrichment programming designed to support the development of important college readiness skills.

    High School Summer Launch: This one week residential program is for rising sophomores and juniors. Students will participate in a series of daily lectures, workshops, and seminars designed to build a strong foundation for future academic studies and prepare students for the college application process.

    This program is ideal for students who want a general introduction to college life and academics and are looking for a full pre-college experience in an accelerated format.

    High School Summer Launch students live on campus in one of our top-ranked, air-conditioned residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in enrichment programming designed to support the development of important college readiness skills.

    High School Summer Institutes: These one or two-week residential programs are for rising high school juniors and seniors. Students discover a new passion, or dive deeper into an existing one, through a noncredit, interdisciplinary environment.

    These programs are ideal for students who want to experience undergraduate curriculum without the pressure of a letter grade.

    High School Summer Institute students live on campus in one of our top-ranked, air-conditioned residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in enrichment programming designed to support the development of important college readiness skills.

    High School Summer Academy: A five-week residential program for rising high school seniors. Students enroll in one undergraduate course for credit and study alongside undergraduates. In addition to the traditional undergraduate classroom experience, students participate in a noncredit introductory research course leading to the development of an original research project.

    This program is ideal for students who want to develop their critical thinking and research skills, earn college credit, and explore deeper a specific academic interest or field of study.

    High School Summer Academy students live on campus in one of our top-ranked, air-conditioned residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in enrichment programming designed to support the development of important college readiness skills.

    We also offer year-round pre-college programs, visit our website to find out more!