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Summer Scholars Program

Two- and Three-Week Sessions: July 4 - July 23, 2021
College for High School Students

The Summer Scholars Program and the UM Academies will be delivered in a remote format for the Summer 2021 semester. The decision reflects the University of Miami's proactive response to the COVID-19 pandemic and prioritizes the health and safety of our community and the broader communities we serve.

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To access the list of available offerings, please click here >

Summer Scholars | Three-week Credit Program

The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program provides an exciting opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors to explore their academic passions and experience what it's like to be a college student. This unique three-week precollege program allows students to earn college credit, interact with world class professors, make lasting friendships and grow as independent thinkers.

July 4 - July 23, 2021 | Read more >

Preview College Life

"This program was the best three weeks of my life! I met amazing students from around the world and discovered that we share the same interests. I loved earning six credits in the major I want to pursue, and I gained valuable time management skills that I use every day. I had an amazing time, and I know others will too."
Summer Scholars Student | Michael D. | Illinois

UM Academies | 2-Week Courses

The Summer Scholars UM Academies offer two-week, non-credit enrichment courses for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Take an in-depth look at some of the most powerful storms on this planet – hurricanes – in the Hurricane Academy in partnership with the University of Miami’s Department of Atmospheric Science; or learn from entrepreneurs and bring your business ideas to life in the Business & Entrepreneurship Academy.

July 4 - July 16, 2021 | Read more >
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Explore the fundamentals of Earth’s weather and climate system.

A Taste of 'Cane Life

“It was probably the greatest three weeks of my life!” says the New Yorker. “The level of responsibility I was given made me feel like an adult. It made me feel like I was already a part of the University of Miami community.” Zachary D. | Read more >

Discovering My Passion for Marine Science

“How my time as a UM Summer Scholar in the Tropical Marine Biology program has prepared me for college life, and a future career as a scientist.” Madison Z. | Read more >

Summer Scholars 2021 Remote Program

We look forward to welcoming our students to the Summer Scholars 2021 Remote Program!
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