Pre-College programs through University College offer middle and high school students opportunities to perform college-level work in a rigorous, academic environment. Students can build on current curriculum or discover a new subject. Evening and online courses are available year round, and summer programs include residential and commuter options.
Experience all facets of college life in the High School Summer Scholars Program, open to current high school sophomores and juniors. As a participant in this selective program, students enroll in two undergraduate courses and study alongside college students. Credit earned can be transferred to most accredited colleges or universities.
High School Summer Institutes are noncredit, academic institutes that specialize in an area of interest or field of study. Institutes combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities for students to gain valuable academic and career experience.
High School College Access is a nonresidential, year-round program that allows students to enroll in one or two introductory-level day or evening courses through University College and the Summer School. Online courses are also available.
The noncredit Middle School Summer Challenge is designed to expand students' critical thinking skills in a challenging and innovative environment. Students in this program commute to campus each day and enroll in one morning and one afternoon course which are designed to build on their current knowledge. This program is open to current sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students.
The noncredit EducationUSA Academy at Washington University is a three-week, residential summer program designed for international students seeking to improve their English proficiency while learning about the American college experience. Through a variety of specialized program activities, students will network with Washington University faculty and staff and learn to conduct undergraduate level research.