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Carnegie Mellon University is a renowned private research university with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students divided almost evenly between undergraduate and postgraduate students. The University is a leader in the fields of computational finance, information systems, entertainment technology, behavioral economics and other fields.

Summer Pre-College Programs at Carnegie Mellon University

Advanced Placement/Early Admission allows high school students to take undergraduate classes. Students may take classes on a commuter basis. The residential program includes tuition for two courses, housing and meals. Students must be at least 16 to live on campus. Students must fulfill certain academic prerequisites to be eligible.

The Architecture program is a challenging program with design studio work, drawing and digital media.

Art and Design courses include drawing, photography, electronic media, sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, anatomy, arts in the city and collaborative installation. These programs are offered in three-week or six- week sessions on a commuter or residential basis.

The summer Pre-college Drama Program offers concentrations in acting, music theatre or design/technical production. Although students may commute to this program, they are encouraged to participate as on-campus residents.

Summer Pre-College Music is for students considering conservatory study. Instrumentalists, vocalists and composers may participate by audition. Bagpipes welcome!

The National High School Game Academy explores all aspects of the video game industry and the artistic and programming skills needed. Although there is a commuter option, students are urged to live on campus.

The Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) is part of the Summer Programs for Diversity and offers the summer programs at no cost.

Summer Science Camps are fun science adventure camps for kids, ages 4 – 14. Students explore the Carnegie Science Center and learn physics by building roller coasters, see Omnimax films, take field trips and more. Extended care available.

The CMU Athletics Department leads Sports Camps in soccer, tennis, swimming and basketball. There are also conditioning classes throughout the summer.


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Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Governor's School for the Sciences
(Biology,Physics,Chemistry,Math,Computer Science)
(Biology,Physics,...)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/02/17 to 08/05/17 N/A $0
National High School Game Academy
(Art,Computer Science,Game Design)
(Art,Computer Science,...)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $5,864 $8,162
Pre-College: A.P./Early Admission
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $3,557 $8,349
Pre-College: Architecture 3 weeks
(Architecture)
(Architecture)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $3,324 $4,540
Pre-College: Architecture 6 weeks
(Architecture)
(Architecture)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $5,766 $8,080
Pre-College: Art/Design 3 weeks
(Design,Art)
(Design,Art)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $3,324 $4,540
Pre-College: Art/Design 6 weeks
(Design,Art)
(Design,Art)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $5,766 $8,080
Pre-College: Drama
(Acting,Musical Theater,Theater,Dance Arts)
(Acting,Musical Theater,...)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $5,171 $7,470
Pre-College: Music
(Music)
(Music)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 $4,856 $7,153
Summer Academy for Math/Science (SAMS)
(Design,Art,Music,Architecture,Theater)
(Design,Art,...)
Pittsburgh, PA
07/01/17 to 08/11/17 N/A $0
Summer Science Camps
(Science)
(Science)
Pittsburgh, PA
Varies N/A
Competititive Swim Camp
Pittsburgh, PA
Varies N/A
FITT Camps, grades K-8
Pittsburgh, PA
06/19/17 to 07/28/17 N/A
Men's Soccer ID Camps
Pittsburgh, PA
06/15/17 to 07/17/17
Soccer Coed Day Camp
Pittsburgh, PA
06/26/17 to 06/30/17 N/A
Soccer Coed Day Camp
Pittsburgh, PA
07/31/17 to 08/04/17 N/A
Women's Soccer ID Camps
Pittsburgh, PA
07/09/17 to 07/26/17
Women's Volleyball Elite
Pittsburgh, PA
07/06/17 to 07/08/17