Apply now for Summer 2023 online
Get a head start on college by taking fascinating online undergraduate courses taught by esteemed Cornell faculty, earn college credits and a Cornell transcript, and prep for college admissions. Apply now; courses fill quickly!
(Note: The summer residential program will not be offered in 2023.)
Explore your future major. Investigate a potential career. Experience the challenge of college study with Cornell faculty and earn college credit while still a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school.
Apply now for Precollege Summer 2023 online
Our summer online Cornell courses are a great chance to experience Ivy League academics, explore potential majors, and plan for your future, all without leaving home.
Choose from more than 75 undergraduate credit-courses in Arts, Business and Hospitality, Health and Humanities, International Relations, Science and Technology, Social Change, Veterinary Medicine, and more. Apply now!
Top 3 reasons to enroll in precollege studies at Cornell
- Earn credits and a Cornell transcript
You’ll enroll in regular Cornell University courses alongside undergraduates, earn an official Cornell transcript, and gain undergraduate credits that are generally transferable toward a degree at Cornell or elsewhere.
- Study with top Ivy League faculty
You’ll work with some of the brightest, most accomplished experts in their fields who love to teach and who share a passion for learning that’s contagious.
- Experience college academics firsthand
You’ll prepare for college by experiencing classes at one of the world’s top universities. You’ll meet people from across the globe and learn as much about yourself as you will about your class subjects.
"A life-changing experience. Cornell fostered my curiosity and helped me grow so much. The class was immersive, fun, and eye opening. My professors were wonderful. I gained an advantage in the college admissions process, as I now know what I’m looking for in a school. I’m addition, I feel less anxious about college life."
"Fantastic... Your professors, your classmates... are all there to help you really learn about your class, to help you learn from one another, but most of all, to help you learn about yourself. It’s a phenomenal experience, and definitely one I will remember always. If you are given the chance, do it."