Pre-College Program

High school students from the pre-college program pose for a photo

GW's Pre-College Program provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school students to explore academic interests at a top research university. It offers both credit and non-credit courses in a variety of subject areas:

  • Arts

  • Business & Economics

  • English, Writing, & Communications

  • Engineering

  • Health Sciences

  • History, Culture, & the Humanities

  • International Relations, Law, & Government

  • Mathematics & Science

Along with experiencing the academic rigors of learning in a college environment, students immerse themselves in the dynamic culture of Washington, DC by exploring its majestic monuments, historic and national landmarks, and renowned museums. Students are empowered as they learn about themselves, experience college life, and meet new friends from across the nation and around the world.

All Summer Immersion residential students are housed in dormitories on the Mount Vernon Campus. Classes for both the Summer Immersion and College Intensive program may take place on the Mount Vernon Campus.