This summer, spend a week immersing yourself in college life, exploring interesting subjects, and making new friends.

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

Our one-week non-credit Summer Preview program offers a choice of seminars to rising high school freshmen and sophomores. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore an area of academic interest or become familiar with an entirely new subject.

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Summer 2016 Sessions

Session 1

July 17 – July 22

Session 2

July 24 – July 29

Note: Commuting students may begin on the first Monday of the program.

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Get a Sneak Peek

Our Summer Preview seminars offer academic, residential, and social opportunities through small-group lectures focused on a specific topic and planned activities. Alongside other motivated peers, you gain exposure to an area of academic interest, experience college life at Boston University, and start friendships with students from around the world. You also benefit from a college workshop designed to help you maximize your high school studies so you are prepared to fill out college applications when the time comes.

We also offer a variety of planned social group activities so you can get to know Boston University as well as the city of Boston.

Summer Preview is open to both commuter and residential students. Please note that you must be 14 years or older to live in the dorm.

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The Big Picture

Get the scoop on seminar topics, program activities, and favorite moments of the Summer Preview program from last summer's students.