The Emory Pre-College Program is a summer academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound sophomores and juniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university.
High school students may explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields. Two-week non-credit courses, and six-week credit courses are available. Emory Pre-College students live together in a residence hall on campus or within commuting distance with their families and participate in a variety of programs, fun activities, and excursions designed to prepare them for college life.
The Emory Pre-College Summer Program offers a diverse selection of two-week non-credit courses in a variety of disciplines. Students will experience college-level academics in a small class setting with some of Emory's leading experts in their respective fields and will receive written feedback on their work at the end of the course.
All non-credit courses meet from 9:00 - 11:30am daily and may have additional requirements (excursions, film viewings, etc.) in the afternoons or evenings. Examples of courses include: The Neuroscience of Brain Enhancement, Economics: Principles and Current Issues, Playwriting, Social Psychology, Sports Medicine, Writing the Personal Essay, Cancer: The Biology Behind the Disease, and Law and Litigation. In addition to their coursework, each Pre-College student will participate in College 101 sessions which are held in the afternoons.
Emory Summer College students may enroll alongside Emory undergraduates in a variety of six-week undergraduate courses for credit. Summer College students will earn three or four hours of college credit for each of the enrolled classes. Two sessions are available (commuters only) Classes include: Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Microeconomics, Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Calculus, Introduction to Dance, Introductory Astronomy with Lab, and many many more.
Students will enjoy the beautiful, tree-lined Emory campus and its outstanding facilities, meet new people and make lifelong friends. Students come from all across the U.S. and the world. Ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News and World Report. Emory University offers a small liberal arts college environment within a major research university.