Discover Carnegie Mellon


  • June 25 - August 6


Are you going to be a junior or senior in high school? If so, consider spending the summer in one of our distinct summer Pre-College programs:
  • Advanced Placement/Early Admission (AP/EA)
  • Architecture
  • Art and Design
  • Drama
  • Music
  • National High School Game Academy
Our summer Pre-College programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the classroom to what’s happening on weekends. You’ll meet people from all over the world, be inspired by our world-renowned faculty, take part in the excitement of campus and have the opportunity to explore the city of Pittsburgh.

See what life is like for a Pre-College Summer Program student at Carnegie Mellon! Also view the Pre-College Playlist which is broken down by program.

Online Application

The online application for the 2016 Summer Pre-College Program is available. Your application for admission will consist of an application form provided by Carnegie Mellon and documents you’ll be required to gather from other resources (i.e. high school transcripts). The Pre-College Application deadline is April 1st.