High School Students Summer Studies

Online Summer Precollege 2021 – Register Now!

Earn up to 12 college credits online with FDU’s Summer Pre-College Program, rated a Top 50 “Best Pre-College Summer Program” by Value Colleges (2021).

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Summer Pre-College Program offers motivated students in grades 9 to 12 the opportunity to get a jump-start on earning college credits through engaging, interactive online courses.

Program Highlights:

  • The opportunity to earn 3 college credits per course and up to 12 college credits this summer for future university studies.
  • The ability to advance the quality of your college application from the comfort of your home.
  • Customized, exclusive curriculum developed and taught by passionate, distinguished FDU professors.
  • A collaborative learning environment of students from across the state, country and globe.
  • A glimpse into the most desired majors and careers of today.
  • The perfect blend of real-time instruction, self-paced projects and virtual teamwork.

Who Should Enroll:

High school students interested in getting a head start on college and exploring future career paths.

Program schedule:

For more detailed course information visit our Pre-College Website: www.fdu.edu/precollege

Session 1 – July 5 to July 15, 2021

Register for Session 1

Morning Classes: 9 AM to 12:30 PM

  • Pre-Medical Professions and the Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Coding: Concepts and Applications For Learning to Code
  • Creative Writing: The Power of Storytelling
  • Introduction to Data Science and Business Intelligence

Afternoon Classes: 1:30 PM to 5 PM

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice and the American Legal System
  • Drug Discovery: The Exciting Future of Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Applied Statistics
  • Optimizing Smartphone Photography and Videography
  • Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
  • Introduction to e-Sports Management

Session 2 – July 19 to July 29, 2021

Register for Session 2

Morning Classes: 9 AM to 12:30 PM

  • Pre-Medical Professions and the Health Sciences
  • Wall Street Careers: An Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading
  • Astrophysics: Exploring the Stars and the Galaxies
  • Around the World in Eight Days: Introduction to Global Tourism Management

Afternoon Classes: 1:30 PM to 5 PM

  • Introduction to Advanced Coding and Development
  • Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Mind, the Brain and Your Behavior
  • Digital Art: Create Your Own Online Canvas
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Startups and Venture Capital Funding

Courses held Monday through Thursday and are taught online by FDU instructors in a hybrid real-time and/or recorded format. All class times are US EST.

Program Fees:

$775 per 3-credit course.

Individual courses are subject to cancellation for under-enrollment (minimum of 10 students per class). You will be notified if cancellations occur.

For more program information visit our Pre-College Website: www.fdu.edu/precollege

Online Summer Experience

For College-Bound Graduates and Rising High School Seniors with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Navigating the Virtual Classroom — Including Accommodations

July 12–22 (Monday through Thursday)

Application deadline: June 25, 2021

Download Regional Center Application Form (PDF), which includes instructions for completion.

Program Overview

This 8-day, all-online program is offered by FDU’s nationally recognized Regional Center for Learning Disabilities. The 2021 Summer Experience has a special focus on helping students with language-based learning disabilities succeed in today’s increasingly online learning environment, including how to access accommodations.

Students in this all-online program will:

  • Develop a better understanding of their learning strengths and weaknesses
  • Build stronger self-advocacy skills
  • Enhance their time management and organizational skills
  • Learn how to study more effectively and efficiently

Who Should Enroll

College-bound graduates and rising high school seniors with language-based learning disabilities.

Program Details

Dates: July 12 to 22. Morning Session: 9 AM to 12:30 PM. Optional Afternoon Session: 1:30 to 3 PM (Math or Reading workshops)

Tuition: To be announced