Enroll in a course during the academic year!

Accelerated Semester Online

Fall and Spring Semesters | Online | Credit

Enroll in an online college-level course while still in high school. Eight-week courses are open to high school students who want to get ahead during the fall or spring semesters.

Eligibility: Current high school juniors and seniors or recent high school graduates

Applications for Fall 2022 are now open!

Pre-college students at Syracuse University who successfully complete their course will walk away with a Certificate of Completion and a Syracuse University transcript.


Experience pre-college this summer with Summer College!

Summer College – On Campus

Summer Semester
Residential & Commuter
Credit & Noncredit

Experience what college is really like: take a college-level course, live in a residence hall, have meals with friends in a dining center, and participate in activities and events on campus.

Length: 2 & 6 weeks

Eligibility: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates ages 15 years or older

Summer College – Online

Summer Semester
Online
Credit & Noncredit

Explore potential college majors and academic interests in an online course this summer. Make friends in virtual events and activities that can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

Length: 3 & 6 weeks

Eligibility: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates

Summer College – Hybrid

Summer Semester
Res./Commuter – Online
Credit

Expand your knowledge in a hybrid course. Live on campus for two weeks, then complete the final four weeks of your course online from the comfort of your own home – or wherever life takes you!

Length: 2 weeks on campus & 4 weeks online

Eligibility: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates ages 15 years or older

Summer College – On Location

Summer Semester
Commuter
Credit & Noncredit

Explore course options in one of Syracuse University’s homes on the west or east coasts! Commute to an academic center in New York City, New York, Governors Island, New York or Los Angeles, California!

Length: Up to 6 weeks

Eligibility: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors or recent graduates. Must be able to commute to the academic center


Hear from Our Alumni

Photo of High School Petey P. at Summer College - On Campus in front of Hall of Languages

“I went not knowing anyone, but left with new friends from all over the country.  Most importantly, the program encouraged me to follow my passion. Those few weeks at Syracuse gave me a great taste of what college life will be like, and I can’t wait!”

— Petey P., Summer College – On Campus 2019 student
A student smiling in front of a blue background

“I loved my experience because it gave me the opportunity to meet new students that are interested in the same classes as me. This program positively impacted my life because it helped me get in touch with my creativity and imagination.”

— Adriana H., Summer College – Online 2020 student


Facts and Figures

50

U.S. States and territories represented by students from 2018 – 2022

55+

international countries/regions represented by students from 2018 – 2022

98%

of our alumni report that the experience prepared them for college and beyond

From Pre-College to a Bright Future. Companies where some of our pre-college alumni work

Google

Spotify

EY

Walt Disney World

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Goldman Sachs


Ready to Start Your Pre-College Journey?