Carnegie Mellon University

Explore Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College programs and discover yourself this summer.

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AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon

The Carnegie Mellon AI4ALL program provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field.

 

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Architecture

Explore the field of architecture through classroom and studio-based education. Students will gain architectural experience within the studio, supported by integrated coursework in analog drawing, digital media, seminars and workshops.

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Art

Hone your craft in this studio-based program. Students will participate in challenging courses, critique, workshops, portfolio development, and enjoy energetic interaction with dedicated faculty and talented peers.

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Computational Biology

Biological and medical research have become fully fledged computational disciplines. Students receive training in cutting-edge laboratory experiments to generate biological data as well as conduct the computational analysis of data that these experiments generate.

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Design

Design has never been in greater demand than it is now. Students will be introduced to the discipline of Design. Students will receive a foundation of skills through studio learning, lectures, critiques, and interactions with full-time faculty.

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Drama

Build your audition repertoire and portfolio in our Pre-College Drama program. Students will work with nationally acclaimed Acting, Music Theater, or Design/Production faculty to prepare for college admission. 

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Music

Refine your music skillset with talented peers and faculty. Students participate in a conservatory-style curriculum and experience life within a research university. Students engage in lessons and coaching that will help them prepare appropriate repertoire for undergraduate auditions.

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National High School Game Academy

NHSGA allows students an opportunity to learn the modern video game development process through art, music, design, and programming. Students participate in hands-on exercises, lectures, and discussion in this team-oriented experience.

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Summer Academy for Math and Science

SAMS provides students from underrepresented communities an opportunity to explore STEM-related disciplines and earn college credit. Students engage in a rigorous curriculum comprised of courses, seminars, hands on projects and professional/academic development workshops taught by faculty and staff.

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Summer Session

Earn college credit in this rigorous academic experience that mirrors the Carnegie Mellon University education. Students can choose from approximately 40 course offerings.

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Writing & Culture

In a rapidly changing world in which empathetic, deep thinkers are greatly needed, the Pre-College Writing & Culture Program explores writing and culture at the intersections of the humanities, arts, and technology.