Emerson College is recognized worldwide for excellence in Communications and the Arts. Forbes Magazine ranks Emerson as one of “America’s Top Colleges.” Famous alumni include television host Jay Leno, makeup artist Bobbi Brown, and the lead singer of Passion Pit Michael Angelakos. With its ideal location in the heart of Boston, Emerson is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.
During our 13 years in Boston, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 44 states and over 70 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.
At Summer Discovery Emerson, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a great introduction to college life.
Every day at Emerson is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus
You must arrive and depart on the specified arrival and departure days only. If this is not possible, you must arrive the day after arrival day or depart the day before departure day. There are no rooms available at our residence hall outside of the dates of the program.
Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers from/to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or Amtrak's South Station for $75 each way. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 2 meals daily while on campus (1 on weekends), recreation access, activities and trips.
Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, souvenirs, and personal spending money.