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Pre-College Students: Summer Term

Experience College life at one of America's Top 10 Universities!

The Johns Hopkins Summer Term Program offers qualified students the opportunity to take freshman- and sophomore-level credit classes in arts and sciences and engineering. The program lasts 5 weeks and residential students must be full-time students and enroll in two classes, for up to seven credits. Commuter students may register part-time (one class) or take the full two-course load. With over 100 courses being offered this summer, your schedule is about choice. Select courses in your desired college major or diversify your interests by selecting a new language or humanities class. Regardless of your choice of courses, Hopkins’ Summer Term Program connects you with great minds. You have the opportunity to engage in discussions and study with academically talented students and Hopkins’ own distinguished faculty.


Courses are offered in the following Hopkins departments, centers, or topic areas. Schedule (Course times vary, but they are offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings). For available courses, see course listing at the bottom of this page.

Areas of Study 
Africana StudiesEntrepreneurship and Management
American StudiesFilm and Media Studies
AnthropologyGerman and Romance Languages and Literatures
Applied Mathematics and StatisticsHistory
ArtHistory of Science and Technology
BiologyMedicine, Science, and Humanities
Biomedical EngineeringInternational Studies
BiophysicsLatin American Studies
ChemistryWriting Seminars
Computer ScienceWriting Seminars
Earth and Planetary SciencesMathematics
East Asian StudiesNear Eastern Studies
EconomicsProfessional Communication
PhilosophyPhysics and Astronomy
Political SciencePublic Health Studies
Psychological and Brain SciencesAnd more! (Online and On campus)

Summer TermCostsResidential (only available for Summer Term II) CommuterCredits 
Pre-College Summer Term (Age<18)$11,185$5,7966
Pre-College Summer Term (Age<18)$12,150$6,7627

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Program Details

Length: 5 weeks (2 terms)

Tuition: $5620 to $10990

Residency: Homewood Campus (Residential or Commuter)

Program Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old by July 1, 2019
  • Have achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Most recent standardized test scores (PSAT, SAT, or ACT).
  • High School (Transcript), including Fall 2018 grades
  • Two completed recommendations: one from a Teacher; one from a Principal or Guidance Counselor. Once inside the application, you will use the recommendation manager to send requests.
  • A submitted online application, with payment of the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Upon acceptance, a non-refundable tuition deposit