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Discover What Summer Can Be

Tulane University understands that the world is facing some big challenges. To inspire the next generation to think, learn, act, and lead, we are offering students an opportunity to participate in Tulane Pre-College programs this summer.

Tulane Pre-College offers high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. With both credit and enrichment options, our one-week and two-week programs provide students with an introduction to Tulane University, where young minds can explore academic disciplines, build their resumes, and imagine making an impact.

Our application for Summer 2023 is now open!

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Tulane Pre-College at a Glance


Residential Experience

Find out what life at Tulane is all about. You'll take part in the excitement of campus and have the opportunity to explore New Orleans.

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College Credit Courses

College credit courses are selective and for rising 11th and 12th grade students seeking a challenging academic experience.

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Enrichment Courses

Enrichment courses allow rising 9th through 12th grade students expand their academic horizons and explore academic subjects without the pressure of exams and grades.

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Find the Program that’s Right For You

Our diverse academic programs fit a wide variety of high school student needs. Whether you're interested in gender studies or neuroscience, we have a program for you.

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2023 Featured Courses

D.I.Y. Feminisms: Libraries, Archives, & Creative Activism

Students will engage directly with feminist forms of memory keeping and cultural information production while thinking critically about the role of creative media in the formation of intersectional feminist identities. Participants will create a class zine, as well as a portfolio of creative D.I.Y. feminist media.

Introduction to Human Metabolism

This course is designed to introduce you to human metabolism from a biochemical perspective. We will explore the composition of human bodies, how our cells utilize various fuel sources, and the relative nutritional value of different types of foods through discussion of the scientific literature, laboratory experiments and environmental explorations.

Coastal Engineering

Can you picture yourself solving critical issues along our coastal waterways? As our climate changes and we see the sea levels rise, scientists and engineers must work together to create practical solutions for the future. Students will explore the current issues that impact coastal communities and collaboratively strategize how they can make positive changes for resilience and sustainability now and moving forward.


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