Pre-College Programs

Weeklong summer immersion programs at UNC Asheville offer students a deep dive into academic topics and hands-on experience.

UNC Asheville’s Pre-College Programs introduce high school students to college-level study, university life, and career options in a dynamic learning environment. Each one-week program offers deep immersion into an academic topic, challenging activities, and the opportunity to engage with industry professionals.

Dates:  June 14-18, 2021 and June 21-25, 2021

Format:  Pre-College Programs run from Sunday to Friday, and each day is filled with both classroom and recreational activity. All programs include hands-on learning and projects, and many programs will feature off-campus excursions. All students live on campus to fully experience university life and the surrounding community. 

Eligibility:  Pre-College Programs are open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Tuition:  Programs start at $1,200 and includes lodging, meals, all course materials, activities, and excursions.

Registration:  Opening in January 2021

Topics:  Topics will be in areas such as pre-med, health care, environmental science, aerospace engineering, journalism, film scoring, and social justice. Check back soon for details!