Tulane Pre-College gives high school students the opportunity to take college-credit courses taught by Tulane faculty before high school graduation. Classes for college credit are selective, and they are geared toward rising 10th through 12th grade students interested in a college academic experience.

A variety of courses in science, engineering, and more are offered each summer and have a workload similar to that of a regular undergraduate course. During the session, students may attend lunch-n-learns with invited speakers, as well as tour many of our facilities including the Tulane Makerspace.

College credit courses are offered as both a residential or a commuter program. Students who opt to live on campus will reside on campus 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 to our students’ families.

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College Credit Highlights

Hands-on courses in numerous disciplines

Learn from Tulane faculty and professionals

Opportunity to experience college life in a safe environment

Multiple sessions—ideal for busy families

Diverse course options for high school 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.

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