Close Menu
Have questions about our 2024 Tufts Pre-College Programs? Then don't miss out on our Tufts Pre-College Virtual Q&A Sessions!

Nominate a High School Student

Whether you are a guidance counselor, teacher, or school administrator, your students look to you for the help and support to choose a college or post-graduation experience that is right for them.

Stay in the Know...

Stay up to date on information about Summer 2024 Programs - Applications are Now Open!

Nominations are Now Open

With our current summer programming starting soon, our Nomination program is closed for the remainder of this year.  The process to nominate your students for next Summers' programming is now open, along with applications! Sign-up now to stay up to date on new and updated programming, as well as important dates and deadlines throughout the year from Tufts Pre-College Programs.

Applications for Summer 2024 are now open! - Sign-up above to stay informed throughout the year!



 

Empower your students to make informed decisions. Nominate your high-achieving high-school students for the Tufts Pre-College Program to fast-track their enrollment. Your students will get a window into what majors, careers, and college experiences could look like for them – and build their resumes. No letter of recommendation is required. With your nomination, we can follow up with your students directly.

Nominate a Student

We offer a wide variety of innovative and academically challenging courses that offer traditional college-style learning settings. Remember, spots in these programs are limited, and you nomination can help your student get a head start on their next academic adventure!

Benefits of a Nomination


 

The Invitation

  • Sent by a trusted and reliable mentor and support figure (school counselor, teacher, or administrator)
  • Introduction to a new and exciting opportunity
  • Encouragement that a student is ready for this academic challenge

The Application

  • Automatic application creation
  • Letter of recommendation and transcript requirements waived
  • Fast track to admissions review

The Opportunity

  • Jumpstart the college experience
  • Experience enriching college level academics
  • Join a community of like-minded peers from around the world

Summer 2024 Intensive Programs


 

 

SMFA Graphic Design Certificate Bootcamp

July 29 – August 2, 2024
display Virtual

Spend a week this summer, from the comfort of your own home, diving into the Adobe Creative Cloud software tools, hearing from professional graphic designers, and exploring the intersection of art, technology, and design with this fully online offering from Tufts and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.

Mini Med School: Clinical Experiences

Session 1 - Small Group Experience: June 24 – 28 (Commuter ONLY)
Session 2 - Medical and Dental Experiences: July 21 – 26 (Commuter and Residential)
home Residential
car Commuter

This summer intensive provides driven students who are interested in medical school (or in other health professions) the opportunity to study with one of the nation's leading medical schools - Tufts University School of Medicine.

Engineering Investigations

Session 1: July 7 – 19, 2024
Session 2: July 21 – August 2, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

This program provides students with an overview of the different disciplines within engineering to broaden their understanding of the field and highlight the multiple ways engineers work and impact the world.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Bootcamp

July 7 – 19, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Students will learn how to build a new venture from the ground up, whether it is a startup, small business or non-profit

Coding Academy

July 21 – August 2, 2024
for-credit Tufts Credit
home Residential
car Commuter

Enables students of all levels to establish a strong foundation in coding to solve real world problems.

SMFA Studio Art

July 7 – 26, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Allows students to challenge themselves with new mediums and refine existing skills and develop a professional portfolio.

Note: residential students will live on the Medford campus.

Engineering Design Lab

Session 1: July 7 – 19, 2024
Session 2: July 21 – August 2, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Explore the foundations of engineering design with hands-on experience in our state-of-the art maker space.

Marketing Essentials

Session 1: July 7 – 19, 2024
Session 2: July 21 – August 2, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Student will explore marketing concepts and strategy that they can apply to their own lives and future careers. 

Climate Resilience Institute

July 21 – August 2, 2024
for-credit Tufts Credit
home Residential
car Commuter

Students will learn the principles and key concepts of environmental change and resilience from experts in many fields.

Leadership for Social Change

July 7 – 19, 2024
for-credit Tufts Credit
home Residential

Equips current and future change agents with the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals.

Tufts Summer Accelerator

Session 1: July 7 – 19, 2024
Session 2: July 21 – August 2, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter
display Hybrid

Experience life in college in this accelerated two week program, where you can explore your interests via two focused academic seminars. An abbreviated version of our popular 6-week Tufts College Experience.

Pre-College Program: International Relations

July 21 – August 2, 2024
for-credit Tufts Credit
home Residential
car Commuter

Learn from world-renowned International Relations faculty, study a foreign language, and broaden your perspective on the world.

Mini Med School: Careers in Medicine

July 7 – 19, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

This summer intensive provides driven students who are interested in medical school (or in other health professions) the opportunity to study with one of the nation's leading medical schools - Tufts University School of Medicine.

Veterinary Courses for High School Students

Session 1: July 7 – 19, 2024
Session 2: July 21 – August 2, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Discover if the exciting career of veterinary medicine is right for you! Adventures in Veterinary Medicine (AVM) is a fun and engaging career exploration program that will give you a deeper understanding of the veterinary profession and the demands of veterinary school. As one of the most progressive and well-regarded veterinary schools in the country, Tufts University was the first to offer this type of educational programming. For over 30 years, AVM has inspired individuals who share a passion for veterinary medicine.

Lab Science Investigations

Antimicrobial Resistance
July 7 – July 19, 2024
home Residential
car Commuter

Take a deeper dive and explore the various facets of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and its impacts on society, especially in agriculture, animals, and people. 

6-Week Summer 2024 Programs


 

Tufts College Experience

July 1 – August 9, 2024
for-credit Tufts Credit
home Residential
display Hybrid

Tufts College Experience can help expose you to all the ins & outs of college. Learn about the Pre-College Programs at Tufts University College.

Stay in the Know...

Don't Miss Out! Join our mailing list today and stay up-to-date on upcoming summer programming and important dates.

Your student will thank you

Nominated students will benefit from your endorsement to enroll in a Pre-College program from a trusted name in higher education. They will gain a unique perspective into a college community, choosing from a variety of courses, taught at a world-class university. Further, nominated students can expect an expedited application process including automated application creation, fast tracked admissions review, and waived requirements for letters of recommendation and transcript. The opportunity to join like-minded students looking to learn more about the college experience at a top university is a gift that your students will thank you for again and again.