Pre-College Summer Programs

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Taught by Champlain College’s industry-expert faculty and hosted on our beautiful campus in Burlington, Vermont, Champlain’s residential pre-college summer programs offer motivated high school students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a subject area they are passionate about, gain new skills, get a taste of college-level coursework, and add strength to their college applications—all while having fun with like-minded peers.

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About Champlain College

#1 ranks Champlain College as the “#1 Safest College Campus in Vermont,” and rates Burlington, Vermont, as one of the “Best College Locations in the Country” in its 2022 rankings.

The Best

Champlain College is featured in The Princeton Review’s 2022 list of “Best 387 Colleges,” as well as its lists of “Best Northeastern Colleges” and “Top 50 Green Colleges.”

The Most

Champlain was named a “Most Innovative School” by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh consecutive year in its “America’s Best Colleges” 2022 rankings.

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Rigorous Pre-College Curriculum

Our exceptional pre-college summer programs for high school students are transformative experiences that will build your confidence as well as your skills.
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Industry-Expert Faculty

All pre-college summer programs for high school students are taught by Champlain College professors who are industry experts in their respective fields.

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World-Class Facilities

Pre-college summer program students learn in our state-of-the-art labs and have access to the professional-level equipment and industry-specific software necessary to learn new skills. Students also enjoy living in our newest residence halls located in the heart of campus.
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Get a Head Start on College

By experiencing our college-level curriculum, residential life, and real-life collaboration with college professors and students, high school students get a head start on their college journey.
My child learned so much about the field of study he would like to go to college for. Though he found the program challenging, he also felt comfortable with the learning process and his ability to succeed in this field.
Parent of a Program Attendee

Learn More About Pre-College Summer Programs at Champlain College

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