The UD Edge pre-college program prepares rising high school juniors and seniors for a future as successful college scholars. Edge offers young individuals the challenge, independence and excitement of a living and learning experience that can only be found at a top national university.
The Pre-College Experience at the University of Delaware
For over 30 years, the University of Delaware's Summer College program has engaged talented high school sophomores and juniors across the country. Now called the Edge pre-college program, this exclusive opportunity offers students the chance to live and learn on one of the most engaging college campuses on the east coast.
From early July to mid-August, students live together in a state-of-the-art residence hall located on UD's beautiful Newark campus while taking two college-level courses. Classes are taught by real UD faculty and are fully accredited, which means Edge student have the opportunity to earn up to 7 transferrable credits upon completion of the program.
Students also have the chance to participate in a pre-college readiness and resource workshop, administered by university officials and local high school counselors, where they will learn about university resources, writing and research techniques, and the college application process. On weekends, students enjoy various activities around campus and can participate in trips to various cultural and historical locations in Delaware and the surrounding region
Why Edge? The UD Edge pre-college program prepares rising high school juniors and seniors for a future as successful college scholars. By emphasizing academic excellence, practical skill-building, and student leadership, Edge offers young individuals the challenge, independence and excitement of a living and learning experience that can only be found at a top national university.
For more information on the University of Delaware’s Edge pre-college program, please visit our website!
Cost and Session Information
Program is 100% virtual for 2021
Classes run from July 12th to August 13th, 2021
There is a non-refundable $100 deposit due by June 18, 2021. All bills must be fully paid by July 7, 2021.
- Rising high school junior or senior (by Summer 2021)
- GPA of +3.0
- Evidence that shows strong academic potential, good judgment, and maturity.