Tufts Pre-College Programs for High School Students
Pre-College Programs - Apply now for Summer 2020
Spend two or three weeks intensively studying your favorite subject at Tufts University, making new friends, and exploring our campuses and Boston. These programs combine the rigor and intensity of Tufts-level course work with the fun of summer learning. Choose from 6 options in Summer 2020 -- including our new program, Mini-Med School!
6 Week Summer Programs
Tufts College Experience
Find out what it's like to live on and study at the Tufts campus. We've designed this program to replicate the undergraduate experience. You can choose from 65+ undergraduate-level courses, most taught by Tufts faculty, and earn Tufts college credit for two courses. Create your own course schedule, enjoy weekend field trips and other social activities, take organized tours of area universities and make new friends with students from all over the world. It all adds up to a memorable summer.
Courses at Tufts for High Schoolers
Curious about what it's like to take a course or workshop at Tufts? This program offers the opportunity to commute to Tufts for an enriching academic experience. Choose from among our undergraduate-level courses and studio art workshops that are offered year-round. During the summer, we also offer many online courses, college-level courses designed specifically for high school students, and special college prep workshops. Check out our summer open course list here!
Tufts Research Experience
Innovative research is taking place across dozens of disciplines in research laboratories at Tufts. Through this program—designed for high school juniors and seniors with prior research experience—you can actively participate in ongoing research projects. Working alongside Tufts faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and students, you'll build your proficiency in real-life research practices. To cap off your experience, you'll prepare and present a poster about your lab's research at a poster session.
Tufts Summit in Talloires
Broaden your understanding of the complex world of international relations through four weeks at the Tufts European Center in Talloires, France. Immerse yourself in the French language and culture through a home stay with a host family. Explore the rich political and cultural history of Europe with day trips to international organizations, historical sites, and the beautiful Alpine countryside.