Carnegie Mellon University

This is where your future begins – living and learning in a college setting that will challenge you to discover your best self.

Carnegie Mellon’s Pre-College Programs mirror the undergraduate experience, giving rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore their interests and passions while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. We provide a holistic and robust student experience that includes academic and personal development both inside and outside of the classroom in order to prepare students for the future. *Admittance to Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Programs has no influence on a student's undergraduate application to the university. 

Programming IN-PERSON for 2022! We welcome you to start your future here!

Opening Day: Saturday, July 2, 2022
Orientation Day: Sunday, July 3, 2022
First Day of Classes: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
No classes on July 4th (students will participate in Pre-College programming).
3-Week Programs: Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, July 22, 2022 
AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon, Art, Computational Bio, Music*
Classes end Friday, July 22nd, with move out Saturday, July 23rd.
4-Week Programs: Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, July 29, 2022
Architecture*, Computer Science Scholars, Summer Academy for Science and Math (SAMS)
Classes end Friday, July 29th, with move out Saturday, July 30th.
6-Week Programs: Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 12, 2022
Art*, Architecture*, Design, Drama, Music*, National High School Game Academy, Summer Session, Writing & Culture
Classes end Friday, August 12th, with move out Saturday, August 13th.
*Multiple program options

Please note:
  • International Student Arrival: Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • ALL residential students must vacate the dorms by 2PM on the Saturday after the last day of classes.

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