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Applications for Summer 2021 courses are officially closed. Our application for for Summer 2022 courses will open later this fall. Subscribe to receive updates about when our summer application will open, as well as updates on available courses and residential and online experiences. For any questions, email us or call us at (504) 314-7619.

Admitted Summer Student and Parent Portals


Deferred Summer 2020 Students

Students who choose to defer admission from their summer 2020 courses should have received an email with details about the reselection of session dates and course for summer 2021 courses. For questions about your deferred student application, please email us at summer@tulane.edu or call us at (504) 314-7619.


Application Deadlines

We are still admitting students on a rolling basis. Please check our courses page for the most up to date info on course availability.

Priority Application Deadline February 12, 2021
International Student  Deadline March 12, 2021
Regular Application Deadline April 16, 2021
Extended Application Deadline April 30, 2021

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How to Apply

  1. Choose your Experience
    What do you want to study? Do you want to earn credit? Explore a new subject with enrichment courses?
  2. Browse Courses
    Want to dive deep into your favorite topic? Or, explore a brand new subject?
  3. Start Your Application
    Apply now to have your best summer ever!
  4. Experience a Summer of Possibilities
    Live and learn at a top-ranked university alongside talented students from around the globe in one of the most diverse and unique cities in the world!

Application Tips

  • Apply by the Priority Application Deadline to ensure a spot in your selected course
  • Check on your application status via the student portal and parent portal
  • Check your email regularly for updates and admission decisions
  • If you need login information sent to another email address, email summer@tulane.edu
Admission and Enrollment

An online application is required for all pre-college programs. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis through the extended deadline of April 30, 2021 or until programs have reached full capacity. Prospective pre-college students are encouraged to apply early to ensure space in their selected course(s).

Admission to Tulane Pre-College is open to all individuals regardless of their immigration status. Individuals with DACA status and other non-citizens are welcome to apply to Tulane Pre-College summer programs. For more information, visit tulane.edu/undocumented.


Admissions decisions will be posted to the student portal and parent portal. You will receive an email notification when your admissions decision is available. Once admitted, you'll need to submit a 10% deposit within 14 days of receiving your admission notification to secure your enrollment. The amount of your deposit will also be indicated in the student portal and parent portal.


Financial accounts will be settled through the student portal or parent portal. Full payment of program costs for all students must be received by the published deadline in the student and parent portals for enrollment in any of our pre-college summer programs.


Should a course be canceled due to low enrollment numbers or other conditions, a notification will be provided as early as possible and students will be offered another program option or a refund.

If you have questions about the application or the admissions process, contact the Pre-College office at summer@tulane.edu or (504) 314-7619.