Summer Discovery at Georgetown
Summer Discovery at Georgetown
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Summer Discovery at Georgetown

Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.

Get InfoApply NowSpecial classes in Law & Government, Business & Entrepreneurship, and Leadership2 or 4 Week ProgramsTuition ranging from $2,899 - $8,199For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Photo Gallery
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You'll love our Georgetown University summer program

Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is recognized worldwide for excellence in international relations, politics, and law. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 20 universities. Famous alumni include US President Bill Clinton, actor Bradley Cooper, and the Crown Prince of Spain. Ideally situated in Washington, D.C., Georgetown is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

During our 19 year partnership with Georgetown University, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 44 states and over 70 countries. This summer, join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world.

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Explore our nation's capital 

A day in the life

Campus life at Georgetown University is unique, here is a preview of what you can do on a single day here

  • 9.00am Roll out of bed and head to O’Donovan Dining Hall where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.
  • 10.00am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for class.
  • 11.30am What’s one great thing about college? Long lunch breaks. Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends, catch up on homework, or workout at the gym.
  • 1.00pm Back to class, but not always in the classroom. Many classes take field trips around Washington, D.C. to national monuments, museums, and local businesses.
  • 3.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from sports, shopping, museums, and more.
  • 6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at O’Donovan Dining Hall. Georgetown has the coolest dining hall of any campus we’ve seen.
  • 8.00pm IMAX Movies. Concerts. Major league sports. Karaoke Night. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends at Georgetown.
  • 11.00pm Enjoy a pizza, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.

Arrival and departure days

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.

4 week session: Arrive June 30, depart July 26
2 week session #1: Arrive June 30, depart July 12
2 week session #2: Arrive July 14, depart July 26

Airport Transfers

Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers for $75 each way. Students arrive and depart from Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Dulles International Airport  (IAD), or Amtrak's Union Station. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure.

Dates & Tuition

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 2 meals daily 7 days a week while on campus, recreation pass, activities and trips, and blanket and pillow.

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.

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