Pre-College Immersive Program

Pre-College Immersive Program

4 Week Residential Program | June 30 - July 27, 2018

Students at Tower Court. One Wellesley Summer

Wellesley's immersive summer program, designed for intellectually curious high school girls.

Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites motivated high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersive college experience—The Wellesley Pre-College Immersive Program. For four weeks, students will have the opportunity to become members of the Wellesley community, taking courses with college students while earning full college credit. Students will also enjoy academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school program.


The Immersive Experience

  • Rigorous coursework in an intimate setting, with highly motivated peers and Wellesley's renowned faculty

  • Life-changing opportunity to cultivate close connections with similar-minded women from all around the world

  • Exposure to undergraduate residential life at a world-class liberal arts and sciences institution

  • Wellesley campus' 500 acres of rolling hills and woodland, award-winning architecture, and the renowned beauty of Lake Waban in the summertime

  • Classes, residential life, and planned outings to Boston and Cambridge that encourage a holistic summer experience for personal growth


At a Glance

  • Dates: June 30 - July 27, 2018

  • Program Length: 4 Weeks

  • Eligibility: Rising high school juniors and seniors by June 2018, in good academic standing. International students requiring immigration support accepted

  • Courses: One Writing Course and One Elective Course in one of the following areas: Arts, Classical Civilization, English, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies

  • Credits: Elective courses are graded; writing courses are credit/non-credit.

  • Residential Hall: Historic Wellesley Residential Hall

  • Total Program Fee: $5,400 (Tuition) + $3,150 (Room, Board, and Activities) = $8,550


A Typical Day

  • 8 AM: Breakfast in the Dining Hall

  • 9 AM: Morning Class 

  • 11AM: Lunch in the Dining Hall

  • 2PM: Afternoon Class

  • 5PM - 6PM: Free Time (homework, trip to The Vil)

  • 6PM: Dinner

  • 7PM: Residential Life Staff Planned Program

  • 8PM: Free Time

  • 10PM: Curfew


PLEASE NOTE: Registration in the Wellesley College Pre-College Program is not linked in any way to admission to Wellesley College for degree purposes. Any eligible student wishing admission to Wellesley College should request application materials from the Admissions Office.


Learn more about your next steps to join One Wellesley Summer.
How to Apply | Tuition and Fees | International Students | Important Dates