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Pre-College Students: Summer Term

Be a college student this summer.

Do something great this summer. Do the Summer Term at Johns Hopkins!

College-level study in the summers before high school graduation can be productive and motivating for college-bound students. Academic credit earned at Johns Hopkins will enhance your college application and add distinction to your educational resume.

Prepare for What Lies Ahead
You may not know what your future holds precisely, where you want to attend college, or what your major will be. Summer Term at Johns Hopkins can help. Catch a glimpse of what college life is like, investigate a possible major, and earn college credit that can transfer later.

Take the Johns Hopkins Summer Challenge
Recognized around the world as a premier university, Hopkins faculty are highly regarded teachers, researchers, and mentors. Each summer instructor provides the same top-notch instruction you expect from Johns Hopkins. Students consistently remark that summer study at JHU is a cherished highlight of their college careers.

Scroll down this page for a listing of available Summer Term courses.

SessionAcademic Program DatesResidential Program Dates
Session 1 (Commuter Only)May 26 - June 26, 2020None
Session 2 (Residential & Commuter)June 29 - July 31, 2020June 28 - August 1, 2020

Program CostsResidential (only available for Summer Term II) CommuterCredits
Pre-College Summer Term (Age>18)$11,745$6,0906
Pre-College Summer Term (Age<18)$12,760$7,1057

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Program Details

Length: 5 weeks (2 sessions)

Residency: Homewood Campus (Residential or Commuter)

Program Requirements:

  • For Summer Term, Session 1, you must be at least 16 years old by May 26, 2020.
  • For Summer Term, Session 2, you must be at least 16 years old by June 29, 2020.
  • Have achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).
  • High school transcript, which includes Fall 2019 grades.
  • One letter of recommendation (from a teacher, guidance counselor, etc.).
  • A submitted online application, with payment of the non-refundable application fee of $85.
  • Upon acceptance, a non-refundable tuition deposit of: $1000 for commuting students, $1,500 for residential students.
  • International students need a English proficiency test score (TOEFL, iELTS, or DET).