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High School Summer Program Abroad at Cambridge University

Cambridge, England

2 Week Program$6,299
Exciting courses in engineering, film, art, genetics, business, and more!
    Extremely Limited Availability
    Grade Level
    9, 10, 11, 12
    14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Course Highlights
    • - Art & Architecture Academy
    • - Engineering
    • - English Literature & Writing Academy
    • - Film Academy
    • - Genetics - We Are All Unique
    • - Global Business & Economics
    • - Psychology Academy
    • - STEM Academy
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    Cambridge University Pre-College Academic Programs

    Ready to explore the English countryside’s beauty while taking courses at one of the world’s oldest universities? Located in the center of the ancient city of Cambridge, 65 miles north of London, Cambridge is a collegiate gem with a history that spans millennia, including a historic partnership with Summer Discovery for over 34 years. For centuries, Cambridge has been the center of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels.  

    Connect with world-class instructors in STEM, social sciences, Law & Government, Business, and more. Small class sizes and engaging curriculum allow students to dive deep into their academic area(s) of interest. Outside of class, explore the cultural, historic, and modern charm of an ancient city.

    Cambridge University Pre-College Academic Programs

    Campus Life & Activities

    Enjoy the Cambridge campus in the heart of the British countryside along the River Cam. Stroll through famous landmarks, including castles, abbeys, palaces, and more. With its perfect blend of traditional and trendy, Cambridge students have access to modern amenities and old-world charm in the coffee shops, restaurants, cafes, and shops.

    After class, tour stunning cathedrals, see Monet’s great works, shop the historic Market Square boutiques, or relax in Parker’s Piece Park. Connect with friends over a game of frisbee or Rock n’ Bowl the night away. There’s something for everyone in Cambridge.

    Sample Daily ScheduleSee what a typical day is like for students at our Cambridge University program! Experience Life on Campus

    Top 10 Cambridge Activities

    • Enjoy the British pastime of afternoon tea and scones at The Orchard Tea Gardens.
    • Travel back in time to the Cambridge countryside estate at Anglesey Abbey.
    • Visit the stunning 14th century architectural masterpiece that is Ely Cathedral.
    • Go Punting with your friends in a boat along the River Cam, the quintessential Cambridge experience.
    • Dress up and dance the night away during teen night at Ballare Nightclub.
    • See Shakespeare come to life in the college gardens during the Shakespeare Festival.
    • Spend the day exploring Windsor Castle, the Queen’s palace overlooking the Thames River.
    • Explore Audley End House and Gardens and discover what life was like at a Victorian country house.
    • Visit Oxford, the “city of dreaming spires,” home to ‘the other’ famous University.
    • Shop the historic market square and the stylish boutiques in Cambridge.

    Want to learn more about what you can expect from your experience?    

    See What a Typical Day is Like

    *All on-campus activities are subject to change based on current safety protocols.

    Dates & Tuition

    • Jul 9 - Jul 23 $6,2992 Weeks Session #1 Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses


    • “I have met so many new people and learned so many new things. This has made me realize what I may want my major to be and helped me learn more about my academic strengths and weaknesses.” Ayisah A.2019 Alumni
    • “I got to learn a lot of new things from my courses. It was also great to get a feel of what college will feel like, living in a dorm, having freedom, and going to classes.” Vaughn V.2019 Alumni
    • “This experience let me interact with other cultures and it was overall enriching, especially my classes!” Rodrigo L.2018 Alumni
    • “I really enjoyed meeting new friends and learning. I loved seeing a country I’ve never been to and it was an amazing experience. The freedom this program gives is amazing and the staff is always great. I learned so much over the summer.” Meredith M.2018 Alumni

    Program Details

    Living: Our home on campus is Orchard Court Residence Hall at Murray Edwards College. Students live in a single, double, or triple room with communal hallway bathrooms. Every room includes a bed, study desk, closet, sink, and free Wi-Fi. Lounges, game rooms, laundry facilities, and the Summer Discovery Office are all in our residence hall. We are located only a short walk from the Dome Dining Hall, academic buildings, and the city center of Cambridge.

    Dining: Unique to Summer Discovery is our all-inclusive meal plan. Enjoy two meals daily, while on campus in the modern Dome Dining Hall. Choose from daily options at the salad bar, pasta counter, dessert bar, and more. Are you a vegetarian? Do you have food allergies? Special diets are not a problem.

    Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, 2 meals daily while on campus (1 on weekends), recreation privileges, activities and trips, blanket and pillow, and linens.

    Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers from/to LHR only (available for $95 each way), class materials, course supplements, lunch, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, souvenirs, and personal spending money.


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