About Brown University Pre-College Programs
Explore the Academic Possibilities
Experience college life, prepare for academic success, and make new friends from around the world in Brown Pre-College programs. Multiple sessions 1-7 weeks in length, with more than 300 courses to choose from – on campus, online, and abroad.
Each summer, Brown offers nearly 200 courses carefully selected to reflect the breadth of the University’s curriculum. Eligible students have completed at least the 9th grade. Experience college life and learning in these non-credit courses that vary in length from one to four weeks.
Brown University's Undergraduate Summer semester is open to qualified rising and graduated high school seniors: study side-by-side with Brown undergraduates and earn college credit in these seven-week courses drawn from across the Brown curriculum.
Brown offers Summer, Fall, and Spring sessions of online courses - designed specifically for engaged high school students - in Anatomy, Entrepreneurship, DNA Science, Leadership, Engineering, Writing, and Medicine.
Global Programs offer rigorous academic experiences in the context of cultural immersions that prepare students for the increasingly complex challenges of the 21st century. High school students can choose to study this summer with Brown in:
Courses offer students the opportunity to learn the skills necessary for effective and socially responsible leadership in the context of focused study on topics such as health, human rights, ethics, conflict and diversity.
This program introduces students to field research and first-hand study of environmental issues facing local communities, and the planet. Skills taught in this program enable students to develop projects they can pursue when they return home.
English Language and Academics for University-bound Students
This acclaimed program combines focused English language study with liberal arts courses for high-achieving, university-bound students.
Immersive Theatre Study for High School Students
TheatreBridge and Playwrights Workshop offer a connecting link between high school and college theatre and encourage a commitment to a life of creative engagement. The highly selective programs provide promising young actors and playwrights an opportunity to stretch their imaginations and skills as they create new work under the mentorship of established theatre professionals.
Identifying Talent, Opening Doors
For students who have completed 7th and 8th grade and love science. SPARK courses are designed to expose the intellectual concepts of familiar topics that are part of the student’s world. The result is an experience that’s fun, engaging, and interesting.
Brown University offers summer sports camps for young athletes. We are committed to providing an exceptional camp experience for campers of all ages and skill levels. Camps are led by Brown's varsity coaches, their staff and current Brown athletes.
Brown Summer High School is Summertime Academic Enrichment for Providence-Area High School Students. Presented by the Brown Education Department.