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Georgetown University Summer Programs for High School Students

Washington, DC

2 and 4 Weeks Programs$3,299-$9,799
Engaging courses in law, robotics, medicine, debate, and more for 2022!
  • Commuter Options
Limited Availability
Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Course Highlights
  • - Academic Writing for International Students
  • - Exploring Law: An Introduction to Careers In Law
  • - Exploring Medicine: Introduction to Careers in Medicine
  • - Fundamental Techniques of Debate & Public Speaking
  • - Sociology & Society
  • - Trial by Jury: Moot Court
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Georgetown Pre-College Academic Programs

The perfect introduction to a pre-college summer program is right here!

Deepen your academic passions with one of America’s oldest and top universities - Georgetown. This vibrant academic community is an ideal fit for students wanting to experience world-class learning through real-world applications and explore beyond the walls of campus. Georgetown is recognized worldwide for excellence in international relations, politics, and law

Celebrating a 25 year partnership with Summer Discovery this year, Georgetown's course offerings include opportunities for you to develop your talents, dreams, and passions through engaging experiences with top university faculty and instructors. You have the opportunity to take academies in specific subject areas, or mix and match - it's your summer. After class, expand your social circle by connecting with students from around the world with Summer Discovery Online's community activities.

Georgetown Pre-College Academic Programs

Campus Life & Activities

Located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Georgetown has a warm and nurturing campus community amid a global city. Students can experience the history and culture of D.C. or choose a quiet spot on campus to connect with friends. The local area has tons of cafes, shops, restaurants, and theaters to explore. With access to Six Flags America, the Baltimore Waterfront, National Aquarium, D.C. monuments, the Potomac River, and more, there are diverse opportunities to get involved and have fun. From catching a major league game to organizing your own pick-up game, the activities are endless - on and off campus and on weekdays and weekends.

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

Top Georgetown Activities

  • Tour the 14 museums that makeup the Smithsonian, the largest museum complex in the world.
  • Ride the roller coasters at Six Flags America Amusement Park.
  • Cheer for the Washington Nationals at a major league baseball game.
  • Stroll along the National Mall from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Visit hundreds of animals at the National Zoo.

Dates & Tuition

  • Jul 3 - Jul 29 $9,7994 Weeks (two 2-week sessions)*No courses July 4th - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 5 - Jul 28 $5,7994 Weeks (two 2-week sessions) Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Jul 3 - Jul 15 $6,1992 Weeks Session #1 *No courses on July 4th - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 5 - Jul 14 $3,2992 Weeks Session #1 Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Jul 17 - Jul 29 $6,1992 Weeks Session #2 Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 18 - Jul 28 $3,2992 Weeks Session #2 Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses


  • “This experience taught me a lot about myself and about how to open up to new opportunities. I learned a lot from my courses and now I have a view of what I would like to do in the future.” Bianca H. 2019 Alumni
  • “Being around quality peers, Resident Counselors, and instructors helped me grow as a person and helped me develop my academic interests” Sudhan V. 2019 Alumni
  • “I had so much fun and the people were amazing. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I will never forget it!”Brette G. 2019 Alumni
  • "This experience was very valuable because I got to make new friends and I enjoyed the activities while I took helpful courses. The balance between academics and fun activities was good."Emi S.2018 Alumni

Program Details

Living: Our home on campus is Village C West. Students live in a double room with in-room, private bathrooms. Every air conditioned room includes a bed, study desk, bookshelves, closet, and free Wi-Fi. Lounges, laundry facilities, and the Summer Discovery Office are all in our residence hall. We are located in central campus and close to academic buildings and Recreation Center. Did we mention we’re a quick walk to M Street in the heart of Georgetown?

Dining: All-you-can-eat meals on campus are served daily at Leo O’Donovan Hall. You will receive two meals per day and can choose any two meals you like.  Choose from daily options that include hearth oven pizza, grilled sandwiches, BBQ, deli station, salad bar, and sweets station. Are you a vegetarian? Do you have food allergies? Special diets are not a problem.

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and icebreakers, 2 meals per day while on campus, use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, college admissions presentation, blanket and pillow.

Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $85 each way), class materials, course supplements, one meal per day and all meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, and spending money.

Commuter tuition includes: Commuter students join the program Monday - Thursday for morning and afternoon courses, optional on-campus afternoon activities, lunch in Leo O’Donovan Hall, and use of Recreation Center and fields. Commuter students are invited to attend Friday evening (all group) on-campus activities. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.


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