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Pre-College Students: Mini-Term

Find your path to excellence!

Many of these two-week credit classes feature interdisciplinary approaches to medicine, sciences, technology, and the humanities.

Residential students must enroll in two courses during each Mini-Term session to be eligible for housing. Commuter students are also encouraged to apply and are only required to take up to 1 course during each Mini-Term


Are you an international high school student? In addition to our regular MiniTerm program, you may qualify for a unique opportunity to take the EducationUSA college admission prep course and take an afternoon MiniTerm STEM or College Writing course! Click here for more information


Program CostsCommuterResidentialCredits
Mini-Term $2,300$4,1001 credit per course

Fees include activities and processing but do not cover the cost of books and supplies. 

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Program Details

Length: 2 weeks (3 terms)

Tuition: $2300 to $4100

Residency: Homewood Campus

Program Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old by July 1, 2019
  • 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • High School Transcript, including Fall 2018 grades
  • PSAT/ SAT; PLAN/ ACT (Optional but Strongly Encouraged)
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • English Proficiency Test Scores (International Students Only)
  • A submitted online application, with payment of the nonrefundable application fee of $85.
  • Upon acceptance, a non-refundable tuition deposit of: $500 for commuting students, $1,250 for residential students.