Tulane Pre-College offers a variety of high school-level enrichment courses structured around Next Generation Science Standards and designed for rising ninth- through 12th-graders. The academic enrichment courses were developed with Tulane faculty oversight and are taught by highly qualified instructors in STEM fields. Courses cover areas such as environmental science, computer science, robotics, electrical and biomedical engineering, and biology.
Participants complete lab work and team exercises aimed at building their analytical skills. Students with a strong interest or talent in a science, engineering and mathematics are ideal candidates for STEM experiences for high school students.
In addition, the summer courses for high school students offers both day and residential options. Many students are excited about the prospect of going off to college, and through this summer program, they will understand what it’s like living away from home and spending time on a university campus studying with their peers. The program improves communication skills and can potentially result in lifelong friendships with other students who share similar interests and passions.
A number of features sets the Tulane Pre-College courses apart and makes them an appealing choice for science-oriented students:
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.