Summer Discovery at University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is consistently ranked as one of America’s top universities and is known for its sports teams and vibrant school spirit. Famous alumni include U.S. President Gerald Ford, Olympian Michael Phelps, and Madonna. This ‘Public Ivy,’ located in the classic college town of Ann Arbor, is the perfect setting for a precollege program.

About the Summer Program


At Summer Discovery Michigan, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our precollege program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a taste of college life.

During our 25 years at the University of Michigan, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 43 states and over 60 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.

What to Expect


  • Residential Life Experience life on one of the most spirited college campuses in the United States. Become more independent with the support of our amazing staff.
  • Academics Choose from over 40 different enrichment classes. Business Institute. Sport Management. SAT Prep. Careers in Medicine. Community Service and so much more.
  • Activities Discover the Midwest this summer. From Cedar Point Amusement Park to comedy shows to Detroit Tigers games, every day on and off campus is action-packed.
  • Sports Take advantage of Michigan’s Big Ten athletic facilities through pick-up games, tournaments, and Sports Plus classes.