Overview

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. www.udel.edu/edge.  

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.

 How to Apply: To apply to the 2015 Edge session, students are encouraged to visit www.udel.edu/edge/apply and follow the instructions listed. In addition to an application form, students are required to provide a letter of recommendation, a current high school transcript, and a non-refundable $60 application fee. The application deadline is May 1st, 2015.

 For more information on the University of Delaware’s Edge pre-college program, please visit: www.udel.edu/edge.

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