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Summer Scholars Program

Two- and Three-Week Sessions: July 3 - July 22, 2022
College for High School Students

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 3 - July 22, 2022 | 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; learn from entrepreneurs and bring your business ideas to life in the Business Academy, or strengthen your communication skills and gain proficiency in the Spanish Immersion Academy.

July 3 - July 15, 2022 | 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 >

December 1 | Early Action Application Deadline Approaching


Apply Early

Apply by December 1 and use waiver code EARLYBIRD for a 50% discount on the application fee.* 

Apply Now

*Applicant must enter the code at the time of application submission in the "Waiver Code" section on page 5 of the application. Waiver code expires 11:59 p.m. EST on December 1. With waiver code, the application fee is reduced from $75 to $37.50. For information on program tuition and fees visit >>