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 Overnight 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 Pre-College students may enroll alongside Emory undergraduates in a variety of six-week undergraduate courses for credit. Pre-College summer students will earn three or four hours of college credit for each of the enrolled classes. Two sessions are available (commuters only) Classes included: 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 #21 by U.S. News and World Report and #13 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for best values among private universities, Emory University offers a small liberal arts college environment within a major research university.
Application Deadline: Rolling, Preferred by June 1