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2014 Summer Academy for High School Students

July 5 (arrival) to July 25 (departure)

Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students.  Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply.  We began accepting applications on December 2, 2013. 

Summer Academy for High School Students, a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world.  Immerse yourself in an international experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment to become a successful global citizen and improve your leadership skills.

Why choose Duke for your summer academic experience?

  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
  • Explore Global Citizenship and Leadership in morning and afternoon classes and make connections with students from around the world.
  • Focus upon a single evening class designed for fun and academic variety.
  • Immerse yourself over three weeks in rich and varied residential experiences, going on an exciting excursion to Washington, DC, attending baseball games, participating in music and dance events, exploring American shopping, and much more!

For more information please contact The Office of Continuing Studies and Summer Session at +(919) 684-6259 or email Dr. Nicki Charles at .

Summer Session 2015 information will be available in November.

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