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UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College Program

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
High School Students

Summer Pre-College provides opportunities for highly motivated students to join existing funded programs of research in Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology and Food Science for 6 weeks from the end of June to the first week in August. Other programs include Forensic Chemistry, Modern Astronomy, Engineering, and Energy & Sustainability, all 2 weeks long.

UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College is a residential program designed to help students gain academic knowledge and skills and experience what life is like on a university campus. Each course intensive includes college credits. College prep workshops are offered in addition to the academic experience. Weekend and evening activities include movies, campus events, trips to surrounding area cultural activities, visits to Amherst, and optional trips to Six Flags New England or Boston.

Visit our web site We welcome nominations from teachers and questions from students, and look for those courses that offer scholarships.

Feel free to contact us by email or phone: 413-577-2112.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Lead)

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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Food Science & Nutrition
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Cognitive Psychology
Forensic Science
Molecular Biophysics
Molecular Genetics
Sustainable Energy

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