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Ivy League Academics
for Students in Grades 8-12

Each summer, students from around the world choose Brown University Pre-College Programs to experience the challenge of college-level academics, and prepare for college success.

Brown Pre-College is committed to the ongoing work of building a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning community where differences are valued and respected.

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Choose a Program

Consider the experience you want to have. What to study? Where to live and learn this summer?


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Want to study a subject that's brand new? Or, perhaps investigate a favorite subject further?


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A completed application consists of an essay, transcript and application fee. Additional materials may be required.


Have Your Best Summer

Join peers from around the world and experience college life in and outside of the classroom.

Summer Programs



Over 200 courses with a focus on Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Summer@Brown Online

Summer@Brown Online

Rigorous, active online learning experiences.

Summer@Brown for English Language Learners

Summer@Brown English Language Learners

Want to improve your English? Study in English.

Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute

Cultivating young leaders for social change

Environmental Leadership: Alaska

Environmental Leadership


Cultural Preservation. Economic Growth. Environmental Choices.

Environmental Leadership: Florida

Environmental Leadership

Florida Keys

Marine Ecology. Impacts of Climate Change. Environmental Action.

Environmental Leadership: Rhode Island

Environmental Leadership

Rhode Island

Environmental Action. Ecological Resilience. Socially Responsible Leadership.


On Location

Washington D.C. / NIH

Virus Evolution: Combating Disease in the Modern Age

Ancient History and Italian: Rome

On Location


Roman History. Italian Language. Culture.

Segovia: Global Business

On Location


International Relations. Spanish Language. Culture.

STEM for Rising 9th and 10th Graders

STEM for Rising 9th and 10th Graders

Define. Investigate. Excel.

Pre-Baccalaureate Program

Pre-Baccalaureate Program

University Credit Courses for High School Students

Berklee + Brown: Entrepreneurship


Creative Entrepreneurship

Study Entrepreneurship at Berklee College of Music and Brown.

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