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About Johns Hopkins University Summer Programs:
Accomplish your goals, whether you’re looking for university credit or just want to discover your passion. Get an edge on the competition for college admission. Johns Hopkins University offers two undergraduate-credit-granting programs: Discover Hopkins and Summer University.

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Johns Hopkins Summer University is your chance to put Hopkins’ undergraduate programs—and yourself—to the test before applying to college. You’ll get an opportunity to see if Hopkins feels right for you, and we’ll get to know you better, too. This program is for students who are academically prepared to enroll in freshman and sophomore-level undergraduate courses. Students choose courses from the summer offerings, lasting two or five weeks, and take classes alongside university students. Program credits also give you an edge on the competition when you begin applying to colleges. In fact, the credits you earn at Hopkins are transferable to other colleges and universities.

Discover Hopkins Programs are intensive programs designed to expose you to topics from different perspectives. For instance, observe top researchers and listen to experts at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, as you survey the latest in environmental health. This program is for students who are academically ready for undergraduate courses, but would like to concentrate on one topic. Instructors will lead you through your topic with a morning lecture. The experts captivate your afternoons--faculty, alumni, and other guest speakers who are leading researchers or practitioners on the subject. We don't stop here--we enhance your learning of the topic with a variety of guided field trips in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia.

JHU EducationUSA Academy (July2-22, 2017) (For Non-US Citizens ages 15-17 only)
JHU EducationUSA Academy offers college prep and academic English intensive programs for international students. In addition to multi-level English instruction (intermediate, advanced, advanced plus), students will receive an introduction to the U.S. higher education system with workshops on the university admissions process, and campus tours of neighboring colleges and universities. They will also take part of cultural, community, and social activities which include excursions to DC, Annapolis, and Hershey Park.

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Summer 2017 Dates:
There are 3 Discover Hopkins Sessions available in 2017. See Details Below:

Session I: Introduction to Lab Research; The Hospital; Psychological Profiling
    -  Residential: June 25, 2017 through July 8, 2017
    -  Commuter: June 26, 2017 through July 7, 2017

Session II: Introduction to Lab Research; Application of Abnormal Psychology to Forensic Cases; Food, Nutrition, & Public Health; The Hospital
    -  Residential: July 9, 2017 through July 22, 2017
    -  Commuter: July 10, 2017 through July 21, 2017

Session III: Introduction to Lab Research; Application of Abnormal Psychology to Forensic Cases
    -  Residential: July 23, 2017 through August 5, 2017
    -  Commuter: July 24, 2017 through August 4, 2017

Application Deadline:

Competitive applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Scholarships & Financial Aid:
Johns Hopkins will be providing selected NSHSS members with a 50% scholarship to attend their Pre-College summer session in 2017, and NSHSS students may also apply for additional need-based grants. The deadline for financial aid applications is March 15, 2017. Additionally, the $50 application fee is waived for all NSHSS applicants via the following fee waiver code: OSIPNSHSS17

Contact Summer Programs:
Address: 3400 N. Charles Street, Suite W620, Baltimore, MD 21218
Telephone: (410) 516-4548 or (800) 548-0548

Apply for JHU Summer Programs before Wednesday, March 15th:

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