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Notre Dame Pre-College Summer Programs 2022: In-person or online

High school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors (Pre-IB, IB1 | UK Year 10/11/12) can apply to take a college-level class on campus or online with Notre Dame in summer 2022!

You must be at least 14 years old by or on 1 July 2022

Summer Scholars and Summer Scholars Online students have the unique opportunity to learn from Notre Dame faculty and meet other students from across the globe.

Applications are due February 21, 2022.

Summer Scholars Online

18-29 July 2022

$1,900 tuition fee

Students will participate in one of 15 enriching online courses, all taught by Notre Dame faculty. Students are introduced to college-level academics in a wide variety of fields and earn one transferable college credit upon the completion of this two-week virtual program. Students will collaborate on coursework in and out of designated class times, meeting and engaging with their peers from across the globe virtually.

Programs available:

  • Accounting: The Language of Business

  • Christianity & the World Religions

  • Confronting Poverty: Bringing Service to Justice

  • Film Production: The Art of being a Filmmaker

  • Identity and Popular Culture

  • Immigrant America

  • Life Sciences: Cancer Biology

  • Literature: Hope and Faith in the Age of Dystopia

  • Making Headlines: A Practical Introduction to Journalism

  • Marketing for the Common Good

  • Modern Art: From French Impressionism to American pop

  • Public Speaking & Debate

  • Restorative Justice and the New Jim Crow

  • Russia & the West

  • The Law

Summer Scholars (On-campus)

25 June - 9 July 2022

$4,250 tuition and housing fees

Summer Scholars participants spend two intensive weeks in one of 23 exciting programs of study. We keep the classes small and personal attention from Notre Dame faculty high. The coursework is a true preview of college academics—it is both rigorous and rewarding, and students earn one transferable college credit upon the completion of a program track. Students collaborate on coursework outside designated class times as they would in any college setting. There is also ample time to enjoy the social facets of college life, especially those unique to Notre Dame.

Programs available:

  • Accounting: The Language of Business

  • Archaeology

  • Astronomy: Investigating our Universe

  • Christianity and the World Religions

  • Engineering and Inventing the Future

  • Entrepreneurial Immersion

  • Film Production: The Art of Being a Filmmaker

  • Gender and Culture in American Society

  • Global Health

  • Identity and Popular Culture

  • Introduction to Philosophy

  • Law

  • Life Sciences

  • Marketing: For the Common Good

  • Modern Art: From French Impressionism to American pop

  • Musical Theatre: Acting the Song

  • Neuroscience: Understanding the Human Boyd's Command Centre

  • Photography: Seeing Creatively

  • Psychology and the Self

  • Public Speaking and Debate

  • Research Computing: Computers Accelerating Discovery

  • Russia and the West

  • World Politics and Power: An Introduction to International Relations

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