Are you an academically advanced high school student looking for a fast-paced college-level learning experience and a chance to engage with like-minded peers?

Summer at Hopkins offers an unrivaled opportunity to learn from Hopkins’ world-renowned instructors and connect with academically oriented students from around the globe. Select from a host of programs in medicine, neuroscience, and psychology to broaden your knowledge, enhance your college application, and earn academic credit.

Student Insights


2022 On-Campus Pre-College Program “The new concepts and techniques I learned in my two weeks profoundly broadened my perspective of the medical field and what it’s like to live and study at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. I recommend Summer at Hopkins to students who are keen on being part of an enriching educational experience over the summer.”


2023 On-Campus Pre-College Program “My summer at Hopkins was a summer of many firsts, and Hopkins made it very memorable to me. I give my sincerest thanks to my instructors, teaching assistants, and friends whom I got the opportunity to know.”


2023 On-Campus Pre-College Program “My Summer at Hopkins experience was great. There were a lot of hands-on activities in the lab and a lot of learning. It’s very fast-paced and rigorous. But at the same time, that level of challenge feels good because once I understood it and learned to handle it, it was satisfying to be successful.”


2021 Online Pre-College Program “After finishing this program, I can say with certainty that I have a better idea of what classes would look like in college. I highly recommend this experience to motivated students who are looking to broaden their horizons, challenge themselves academically, and get inspiration from the professors and their peers!”

2024 Pre-College Programs

For summer 2024, we offer three two-week sessions—online and on-campus, running between late June and early August. Attend in Baltimore and you’ll enjoy a full schedule of academics, access to our extensive libraries and other facilities, plus non-academic activities designed to help you unwind and build connections with fellow classmates, instructors, and mentors. Learn online and you’ll study at your own pace—from anywhere—while engaging with a vibrant student community and taking part in exciting virtual activities. You are welcome to attend one, two, or all three sessions.

On-Campus Programs

Step into a college classroom, where you’ll learn from our exceptional instructors, with visits from top researchers and experts. Your typical day includes instructor-led morning lectures followed by afternoon outings, presentations by guest speakers, and other engaging social and educational opportunities.

Online Programs

Enjoy your Summer Programs curriculum via interactive and flexibly designed online offerings. Your self-paced program is primarily delivered asynchronously; however, your instructor may schedule live interactions as well. Your syllabus should highlight these opportunities and other important program deadlines. Expect to spend approximately 15 hours-per-week toward the completion of your program.

Discover Summer at Hopkins

Are you ready to expand your mind and engage with intellectually curious peers from around the world?

Take the first step here.

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