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Eligibility & Application Process

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Program Criteria & Eligibility

Apply if:

  • Minimum 15 years of age by session start date
  • Current 10th or 11th graders in high school
  • Highly motivated and committed to engaging in college-level work during the summer
  • Minimum GPA for admission is 3.0

Do Not Apply if:

  • Currently in 9th or 12th grade
  • Younger than 15 years of age
  • Graduated from high school

Application Checklist

Here is a brief description of what is required to complete your application. Please read all instructions and information in the online application.

  • $70 non-refundable application fee
  • Online application questionnaires (demographic, parent/guardian, educational information, course selection)
  • Unofficial high school transcript
  • Test scores: PSAT, PreACT, SAT or ACT scores are all acceptable standardized tests
    • PreCollege Program (noncredit) Course: optional
    • Summer College Program (credit) Course: required
  • Recommendation from a teacher or counselor

Note: Applicants will enter information for primary parent/guardian in the online application. The primary parent/guardian is required to complete the parental consent.

How To Start An Application

Things to know:
  • Complete applications are evaluated upon submission until classes are filled or deadline approaches.
  • Decision notifications are made (via email) on a rolling basis.
  • Apply early as classes fill quickly.


Pre-College Program Applications

Note: By starting your application you will be leaving the Emory Pre-College website to an application portal.

While Emory cannot guarantee program participants’ admission to Emory University for first-year or transfer admission, successful participation in a pre-college summer program may enhance a student’s portfolio for application to selective universities.