Choose from one of the curriculum options below. Your choice indicates how you will spend your day academically during the program. Johns Hopkins University offers over 100 different classes in a wide range of subjects for highly motivated students. All academic aspects of the program are run by Johns Hopkins and Summer Discovery provides residential life services.
Take freshmen and sophomore level college credit classes at one of America’s top ranked universities. Summer Term at Hopkins offers over 100 classes across a wide variety of departments and disciplines. Choose 2 classes and earn a total of 6 or 7 JHU college credits.
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Want to enroll in Summer Term but can't commit to 5 weeks? Try Summer Mini-Terms. The new mini-terms offer the benefits of the Summer Term program condensed into 2 intensive weeks. Take two undergraduate level courses alongside Hopkins students and earn a total of 2 JHU college credits.
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Discover Hopkins are intensive programs designed to expose you to topics from different perspectives. Observe top researchers, listen to experts at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and survey the latest topics in environmental health.
Instructors lead you through your topic with a morning lecture, while experts in the field captivate your afternoons. Enhance your learning of the topic with a variety of field trips in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia. Earn 1 JHU college credit.
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The JHU EducationUSA Academy provides international high school students a world-class academic and cultural immersion experience. In collaboration with the US Department of State, the academy is designed to introduce students to all aspects of academic life (academics, on-campus living). You improve your academic English, get guidance on the university admission process—applications, essays, personal statement, SAT/ACT prep—tour area colleges and universities, and engage in cultural, community, and sports activities. Additionally, you can take a course in College Writing, STEM, or Medicine.Top
Participate in the same class that engineering majors take during their freshman year at Hopkins. Learn engineering concepts and put them to the test. Apply your knowledge of math and science to labs and hands-on projects. Attend college level lectures, tackle problems, test theories, and learn to think like an engineer.
Presented by the Whiting School of Engineering, this program is taught by instructors appointed by Johns Hopkins University and features guest talks from engineers working in a variety of fields.
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