A full-day, rigorous, noncredit program for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors (ages 14-18), participants enroll in 2-week sessions that integrate lectures with guest speakers, experiential and applied activities. Pre-College communications and arts courses come in a variety of topics, ranging from photojournalism to public policy.
The most beautiful things in life must be captured and shared. If you have a zest for creativity or have an interest in communications, you belong with us! Come join our Communication and Art cohort this summer.
GW draws on its creative, intellectual and technological resources to provide arts, English, communications and writing courses in a variety of formats.
On-campus and online courses are available for credit, while our noncredit offerings focus on experiential learning environments, connecting students with relevant institutions and experts in their respective fields.
High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.
Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with real-world practice.
Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.
Pre-College also offers a transformative introduction to college life. Students develop confidence in their ability to become part of a new community, participating in recreational and social activities while making friends with peers from around the world.