High School Students

The 2021 High School Programs were a great success. Applications for Summer Term High School Programs open on December 15. Please check back then for information about our summer 2022 programming. Sign up for an email reminder.

If you’re interested in pushing yourself academically while experiencing college life, making friends with fellow students, and engaging in social activities around Boston and on campus, you’ve come to the right place. Start by selecting the BU pre-college program you would like to apply for.

Academic Immersion
For rising juniors and seniors: focus intensively on creative writing, global studies, medicine, or psychology. Residential only. Three weeks.

High School Honors
For rising juniors and seniors: earn up to eight college credits, study alongside undergraduates in BU courses. Residential, commuter, or online. Six or seven weeks.

RISE Internship/Practicum
For rising seniors: conduct university-level research in state-of-the-art laboratories. Residential or commuter. Six weeks.

Summer Challenge
For rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors: choose two seminars from our list of 20 and get a taste of life at BU. Residential only. Two weeks.

Summer Preview
For rising eighth graders, freshmen, and sophomores: explore one subject in depth while getting to know Boston and BU. Residential or commuter. One week.

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