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Summer 2023 Pre-College Program Applications are now LIVE, don't delay, start your application today!

Tufts Summer 2023 - Pre-College Nomination Program

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.

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. Applications are open, and spots in these programs are limited. Nominate your students today and help them get started 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 Intensive Programs


 

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Bootcamp

July 9 - 21, 2023
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Students will learn how to build a new venture from the ground up, whether it is a startup, small business or non-profit

Leadership for Social Change

July 30 - August 11, 2023
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Equips current and future change agents with the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals.

International Relations

July 23 - August 4, 2023
for-credit Tufts Credit
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Learn from world-renowned International Relations faculty, study a foreign language, and broaden your perspective on the world.

Engineering Design Lab

Session 1: July 9 - 21, 2023
Session 2: July 23 - August 4, 2023
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Explore the foundations of engineering design with hands-on experience in our state-of-the art maker space.

Engineering Investigations

Session 1: July 9 - 21, 2023
Session 2: July 23 - August 4, 2023
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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.

Mini Med School

Careers in Medicine: July 9-21, 2023
Clinical Experience: July 23-28, 2023
Advanced Topics in Medicine: July 10-22, 2023
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This program 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 - either on campus or from your home! 

Coding Academy

July 9 - 21, 2023
for-credit Tufts Credit
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Enables students of all levels to establish a strong foundation in coding to solve real world problems.

SMFA Studio Art

July 9 - 28, 2023
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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.

SMFA Graphic Design Bootcamp

July 31 - August 4, 2023
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Spend a week this summer diving into the Adobe Creative Cloud software tools, hearing from professional graphic designers, and exploring the intersection of liberal arts and art education.

6-Week Summer Programs


 

Tufts College Experience

July 3 - August 11, 2023
for-credit Tufts Credit
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Get a taste of what it is like to study at Tufts University and try-out life as a college student!

Tufts Summer Accelerator

Session 1: July 9 - 21, 2023
Session 2: July 23 - August 4, 2023
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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.

Tufts Summer Research Experience

July 3 - August 11, 2023
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Through this program—designed for high school juniors and seniors with prior research experience—you can participate in ongoing research projects. 

Stay in the Know...

Join our Tufts Pre-College mailing list for the most up-to-date information on our Summer 2023 programs.

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.