Tuition and Fees

2017 Pre-College Program Dates

July 5-August 11 (Second Session)


Select First Session online courses available (May 24th - June 30th)

Tufts Pre-College Program

Summer pre-college programs and classes for high school students

Explore college life early

You are a talented, motivated pre-college student on the path to success. Tufts Pre-College Program is a selective program that offers high achievers like you the chance to take college level courses, specialized programs, and prep classes that get you ready for the college application process. You’ll work closely with seasoned professors , immersed in a community built around academic excellence.

Experience small classes and personalized attention

As a summer student, you’ll find yourself sitting in class alongside motivated pre-college peers and college students. Courses are rigorous and intense, but they’re personal and friendly, too. Professors are respected in their fields and known for the quality of their teaching. They are committed to getting to know their students and providing them with thepersonalized attention they need to succeed. Classes are small and the curriculum includes labs, case studies, and hands-on work, which means greater opportunity for connection and collaboration. You’ll work hard, but will be surrounded by all the resources and support you need to succeed.

Prepare to take the next step

As a summer student, you’ll find yourself sitting in class alongside motivated pre-college peers and college students. Courses are rigorous and intense, but they’re personal and friendly, too. Professors are respected in their fields and known for the quality of their teaching. They are committed to getting to know their students and providing them with thepersonalized attention they need to succeed. Classes are small and the curriculum includes labs, case studies, and hands-on work, which means greater opportunity for connection and collaboration. You’ll work hard, but will be surrounded by all the resources and support you need to succeed.

Take the Tufts Pre-College Program Challenge

Tufts Pre-College Program is all about helping you get ready for what comes after high school. Six weeks engaged in rewarding coursework, interacting with talented faculty, and making meaningful connections with fellow students will open your eyes to new possibilities, and give you a preview of college life. Whether you come away with a clear roadmap of where you’re headed, or more excited about your options, you’ll leave the program more prepared to succeed in the next phase of your education.

Other Tufts Pre-College Program benefits include:

  • Affordable tuition.
  • Financial assistance for students with financial need.
  • Free college prep activities.
  • Full access to Tufts libraries, computer labs, athletic facilities.
  • College credit options for high school graduates of the class of 2018.