Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

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 28 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 choose the courses you want - it's your summer. 

Georgetown Pre-College Academic Programs

2023 Courses & Academics

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Campus Life & Activities

Located in 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 Aquarium

2023 Dates & Tuition

  • Jul 2 - Jul 28 $10,2994 Weeks (two 2-week sessions)*No courses on July 4th* - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 3 - Jul 27 $5,2994 Weeks (two 2-week sessions) *No courses on July 4th* Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Jul 2 - Jul 14 $6,5992 Weeks (Session 1) *No courses on July 4th* - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 3 - Jul 13 $3,1992 Weeks (Session 1)*No courses on July 4th* Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Jul 16 - Jul 28 $6,5992 Weeks (Session 2) Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 17 - Jul 27 $3,1992 Weeks (Session 2) Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Bianca H. “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.
  • Sudhan V. “Being around quality peers, Resident Counselors, and instructors helped me grow as a person and helped me develop my academic interests” Sudhan V.
  • Brette G. “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.
  • Emi S."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.

Program Details

Living: Our home on campus is Harbin Hall. Students live in a double room with communal bathrooms/showers. Every air conditioned room includes a bed, study desk, closet, and free Wi-Fi.

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 (for students opting into the residential option), comprehensive welcome orientation and icebreakers, 2 meals per day while on campus, use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, and transportation for included activities.

Not included: Application fee, student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers, 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 - Friday for morning and afternoon courses. Lunch is not included in commuter tuition. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.


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