Tulane's campuses in New Orleans will close Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14. The New Orleans campuses will reopen on Monday, July 15 and classes will resume on Tuesday, July 16.

Please visit Tulane.edu/emergency for ongoing updates.

For specific questions regarding Tulane Pre-College programs, please email summer@tulane.edu and we will respond as quickly as possible.

A Summer of Possibilities

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 the Tulane Pre-College programs this summer. Tulane Pre-College offers middle and high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. With both credit and enrichment options, our different one- 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.

Registration for Summer 2019 is Now Closed

For information about next summer's Enrichment program and courses, contact pre-college admissions at summer@tulane.edu.



Tulane’s Pre-College STEM programs are designed to provide students with hands-on experience within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Women's Leadership

Newcomb Summer Session is a selective program in women’s leadership. Young men and women are encouraged to participate and join a community centered on feminist issues and social change.

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Students explore architectural ideas, methods, and issues with Tulane professors and local architects. The program includes lectures, studio time, digital workshops, field trips, discussions, and more.

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Humanities students have an opportunity to explore a variety of subjects, such as medieval literature, social policy, and criminology.


Featured Courses in 2019

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Reasons to Spend Summer at Tulane

What makes Tulane unique?

Tulane Pre-College inspires the future generation by providing students with access to college life, future careers, and community in the heart of New Orleans. Tulane Pre-College students have the opportunity to study at one of the country's top 50 universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Who should choose this program?

Tulane Pre-College seeks middle and high school students who want to expand their college resumes while imagining a way to make an impact on their communities.

What is campus life like?

The combination of living in the residence halls, eating in campus dining halls, and spending time in the library and around the university gives students a glimpse of what their future college experience could be like.

What are our students saying?

Click here to read what our students have to say about their experience, from the admissions process and unique curriculum to extracurricular activities and living on campus.

Founded in 1834, Tulane University has the academic traditions and background in the scientific fields, humanities, and the arts to ensure the excellence of its programs. Dedicated staff and faculty, ties to the local community, and hands-on learning come together to provide a transformative educational experience for Pre-College students.

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