The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) is a dynamic academic and social community on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. Considered one of America’s “Public Ivies,” notable alumni and instructors have included two heads of state, two associate justices of the Supreme Court, 11 Nobel Laureates, and 18 astronauts. Against the backdrop of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains, Boulder is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.
At Summer Discovery CU-Boulder, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a well-rounded introduction to college life.
During our 53 years of operation, 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.
Campus life at University of Colorado Boulder is unique, but here is a preview of what you can do on a single day here
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.
Summer Discovery provides escorted transfers to/from Denver International Airport (DEN) for $75 each way. We meet you at baggage claim or outside customs for international flights, and assist with your departure.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, Collegewise admissions presentation.
Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, and spending money.