The High School Honors Program offers academically motivated rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit while they get a taste of undergraduate life.

Please note: The application deadline for the 2016 Honors program has passed and we are no longer accepting applications for the program.

Explore This Summer’s Courses

2016 Honors Calendar

July 3 Program Starts
July 5 Classes Begin
August 12 Classes & Program End
View the full calendar

An Authentic College Experience

This honors program challenges students to study alongside Boston University undergraduates, where they can earn up to 8 college credits in just six weeks. The High School Honors Program offers more than 80 undergraduate courses—such as economics, chemistry, and philosophy. Guidance in identifying subject areas and courses that are appropriately challenging and applicable to future college work is provided to students.

Outside the classroom, High School Honors students interact with a vibrant community from all over the country and world. Whether they live on-campus or commute from home, students will participate in social activities both at Boston University and throughout the city.

See a sample schedule of activities

The Big Picture

Hear about the benefits and experiences that High School Honors students have taken home with them—from academics to campus life—after a summer spent at BU.