• Summer Business Institute students

    Pre-College Program

    The Summer Business Institute at Catholic University is an exciting six-day educational experience in business innovation, leadership, and ethics. The program is open to rising juniors and seniors in high school.

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    Architecture Summer High School Program

    The Experiences in Architecture program at The Catholic University of America is an intense three-week, pre-college workshop for students interested in architecture or other design-related fields. 

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    Summer High School Drama Institute

    Catholic University's High School Drama Institute is a residential program for students who wish to pursue intensive summer training in the performing arts. Study voice, movement, and acting with experts in the field.

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    Engineering Summer Program

    High school students are invited to apply to attend the Engineering New Frontiers summer program, featuring hands-on introduction to engineering through team-based projects, site tours, and breakout sessions with college faculty and practicing engineers. 


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    Light the World!

    Light the World! Encourages high school students to learn to see theology in everyday life by exploring theological traditions, asking questions about the moral dimensions of contemporary issues, and examining how their faith calls them to lives of service.

    For more information, email lighttheworld@cua.edu or visit the site.

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    Applied Math in Action!

    The pre-college summer math program is designed to inspire students to study STEM fields through a dynamic look at applied mathematics –including everything from creating and cracking codes to trips to Washington, D.C.'s national monuments, NASA, and the Spy Museum. High school and pre-college students will get to experience campus life by living for one week at The Catholic University of America while working with faculty and students on projects, such as ancient codes, modern cryptography, and cyber-security.

    For more information, email us cua-math@cua.edu or visit the site.

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