Tulane Pre-College gives high school students the opportunity to take college-credit courses taught by Tulane faculty. Classes for college credit are selective and geared toward rising 10th- through 12th-grade students interested in a college academic experience. Pre-College students typically earn three hours of general education credits.
Courses in science, engineering, the humanities, and architecture are offered each summer and have a workload similar to that of a regular undergraduate course. During the session, students may attend lunch-and-learns with guest speakers or tour many of our libraries, labs, studios, and facilities, including the Tulane Makerspace.
College-credit courses are offered as part of a residential or day program. Students who opt to live on campus will reside in one of our undergraduate residence halls. We offer scheduled activities both on and off campus for residential students while providing the students with ample free time to read and study. All activities are included at no additional cost.
This summer, get a head start on college and earn credit at Tulane. Our college credit courses ease your transition into the college learning environment through a blend of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on application. You’ll have the opportunity to take classes alongside talented students from around the globe, learn from prestigious Tulane faculty, and engage in challenging coursework that will prepare you for success in college and beyond. Choose from a diverse selection of courses in STEM, architecture, and the humanities in a two-week residential or day session.
College credit courses are designed as a two-week residential session to expose students to co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and residential college life. A day option is available to students who live within commuting distance of campus. Students who opt to live on campus arrive on Sunday and depart on Saturday after the session concludes.
Due to the extended studio time and co-curricular activities, Career Explorations in Architecture is only offered as a residential option.
How to Apply
Tulane Pre-College accepts applications from rising 10th - 12th graders for College Credit courses. Admission to Tulane programs is open to all individuals regardless of their immigration status.
Applying is easy! Go to our online application and submit an Application Starter. You'll receive an email with your login information to the Green Wave portal to submit all required materials. We recommend that you submit a complete application, including all materials, prior to April 1.