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    Summer College students take one course for credit.

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    Sharing a laugh.

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    Music appreciation in Duke Gardens on a summer's evening.

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    Good food with friends.

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    Residential buildings at night.

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2017 Summer College for High School Students

July 9 (arrival) to August 4 (departure)

Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students.  If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early as December 1, 2016. This 4-week 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 college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conducive to collegiate success.  

Why choose Duke for your summer college experience?

  • Earn college credit while studying in classes with Duke undergraduate students and international peers.
  • Enjoy an unparalleled residential program and make friends from around the world.
  • Enjoy attending optional film series, academic expos, and academic advising to enhance your academic and residential experience.
  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.

For more information please contact or email Dr. Nicki Charles at .

Admissions for the 2016 Summer Programs is now closed.

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