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High School Summer Programs at University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

2, 3, or 5 Week Programs$3,299 - $10,799
Special courses in business, sports management, and cybersecurity. Inc. Young Entrepreneurs Program available.
  • Commuter Options
Extremely Limited Availability
Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Course Highlights
  • - AdCult: Advertising and American Culture
  • - Business Innovation Academy
  • - Criminal Psychology
  • - Inc. Young Entrepreneurs
  • - Introduction to Careers in Medicine & Health Science
  • - Sport Management Academy
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Pre-College Academic Programs at UM

Ready to explore the iconic U-M campus while taking courses at America’s “Public Ivy”?  Located in Ann Arbor, one of America’s quintessential college towns, U-M offers students a vibrant, college setting just 40 minutes from the heart of Detroit. Famous for its gigantic football stadium, proximity to Tigers games, comedy showcases, and more, Michigan is an incredible place to spend your summer.

In our programs you'll connect with talented faculty and instructors that bring the U-M tradition of excellence to the classroom - excellence that shows in our 30+ year partnership. Explore the Wolverine culture while taking 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 Academic Programs at UM

Campus Life & Activities

After class, take a 10-minute walk to Ann Arbor’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.

Sample Daily ScheduleSee what a typical day is like for students at our University of Michigan program! Apply now before courses fill up. Experience Life on Campus

Top UM Activities

  • 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 Arbor 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

Want to learn more about what you can expect from your experience?    

See What a Typical Day is Like

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

Dates & Tuition

  • Jun 26 - Jul 29 $10,7995 Weeks (one 3-week and one 2-week session)*No courses July 4th - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jun 26 - Jul 15 $7,6993 Weeks*No courses July 4th - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jun 26 - Jul 15 $7,699Young Entrepreneurs by Inc. Magazine 3 Week Session, no courses July 4thResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jun 27 - Jul 14 $3,7993 Week *No courses July 4th - Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses
  • Jul 17 - Jul 29 $5,9992 Weeks Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.ResidentialSee Available Courses
  • Jul 17 - Jul 29 $5,999Young Entrepreneurs by Inc. Magazine 2 Week SessionResidentialSee Available Courses
  • July 18 - July 28 $3,2992 Week Tuition includes morning and afternoon courses.CommuterSee Available Courses


  • "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: Our home on campus is Mosher-Jordan Hall. Students live in a double room with communal hallway 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 on the popular “hill” section of central campus, adjoined with the Hill Dining Center and close to Central Campus Recreation Building and Palmer Field. Did we mention we’re a quick 10-minute walk to State Street in the heart of Ann Arbor?

Dining: Unique to Summer Discovery is our all-inclusive meal plan. Enjoy three meals every weekday, and two on the weekends, while on campus in the new Hill Dining Center. Choose from daily options that include hearth oven pizza, grilled sandwiches, burger bar, wok station, and salad bar. 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 ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), 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, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, and spending money.

Commuter tuition includes: Term fees, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, academic program Monday-Thursday (some Fridays) with morning and afternoon courses and optional on-campus afternoon activities including college admissions workshops, and lunch. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.


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