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In-Person Summer Programs in Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

3 Week Program$7,899
Special classes in 2021 in Business, Sports Management, and Cybersecurity
  • Commuter Options
Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Course Highlights
  • - Business Innovation Academy
  • - Game Changers: Business Disruptors
  • - Truth, Justice & the American Way
  • - Sports in Society
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Pre-College Courses in the Heart of Ann Arbor

Ready to explore Ann Arbor while taking exciting pre-college courses?  Located in Ann Arbor, one of America’s quintessential college towns, our Michigan program offers students a vibrant, college setting just 40 minutes from the heart of Detroit. Ann Arbor, famous for being the home of the University of Michigan, is an incredible place to spend your summer.

In our programs you'll connect with talented faculty and instructors that bring a tradition of excellence to the classroom. Take various specialized courses or academies in STEM, arts, business, leadership, psychology, and more! Our Michigan program has many courses offerings to match your academic interests.

Pre-College Courses in the Heart of Ann Arbor

Campus Life & Activities

Summer 2021 residential program activities may look different from previous years, but we still plan to provide amazing and enriching experiences for students. 

After class, take a 10-minute walk to Ann Abor’s city center - State Street. Visit restaurants, boutiques, coffee houses, and big-box stores in America’s #1 Best Small College Town. Explore the iconic Michigan campus with newfound friends or dust-off your tennis shoes at our on-site recreational facilities.

Find your groove with a supervised trip to Motown Records Museum or cheer on the Tigers at a major league baseball game. Delve into your creative side at Ann Arbor’s summer festivals for art, music, and entertainment. Feel the campus pride and college vibes as you take in the sights and sounds of Michigan’s oldest university.

You will be a part of a dynamic community of students and staff who live together in one central location.

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

Sample Activities for Summer 2021

  • Trip to the Detroit Zoo
  • Nichols Arboretum Hike
  • Show Nights with Hypnotist, Comedians, Magicians
  • Festival Under the Stars - an outdoor "Carnival" with inflatables, outdoor photo booths, henna tattoos, and more. 
  • Ann Harbor Farmers Market and Art Fair
  • Ice Cream Social at Michigan Creamery
  • Berry Picking
  • Visit Zingerman’s Delicatessen - an Ann Arbor favorite
  • Themed Soccer and Kickball Games
  • Arts & Crafts Nights - tie dye masks and t-shirts

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

Dates & Tuition


  • "I loved the program! It was my best summer thanks to staff members, activities, directors, classes, and people here. Everything was perfect.” Alexandra Z.2018 Alumni
  • “It gave me an accurate representation of how my college experience would be.”Yoolee O.2018 Alumni
  • “It impacted me by giving me a taste of college life, challenging but eye-opening courses, and allowing me to meet new people. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience.” Benny W. 2019 Alumni
  • “I now have a better understanding of what college life is like. I am now more prepared for what will come in the future.”Zachary G. 2019 Alumni

Program Details

Living: For summer 2021, students will live in The Graduate Hotel, just across the street from the U-M campus. This unique hotel provides a truly Michigan experience with its Michigan-themed decor and cozy digs. You'll find wide-planked wood floors, handsome millwork, leather clad columns and a grand center staircase patchworked in Persian rugs which adds a warm, layered look throughout. Students will share a room with one other student and have a central in-room bathroom. Students have access to an on-site fitness center and lounges for studying. Summer Discovery Offices are on-site and Resident Counselors live on each floor. Free WIFI included. 

Dining: For summer 2021, students will have breakfast on-site at The Graduate Hotel. Students will be provided a meal card where they can access lunch and dinner at restaurants and facilities nearby The Graduate Hotel. Students will be provided (through the hotel and meal card) three meals Monday-Friday, two meals on Saturdays and Sundays. Students have the flexibility to choose places that meet their dietary needs.

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals Monday-Friday, 2 meals Saturdays and Sundays, use of hotel facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, linens, blanket, and pillow.

Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (if available), class materials, course supplements, medical expenses, laundry, and spending money. $250 COVID-19 fee for residential students.

Commuter tuition includes: Term fees, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, academic program weekdays with morning and afternoon courses, and optional afternoon activities. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.


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