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Pre-College Programs

Academic Summer Programs for High School Students

You can experience life on a college campus and learn at the college level while you’re still in high school. Taylor offers multiple summer programs for high school students to have significant and impactful experiences.

Summer Institute

Experience life at a Christian college as a high school student. Live on campus for two weeks while taking classes for college credit. This pre-college program immerses you in college life as you earn tuition-free college credits. You'll complete two college-level summer courses.

Academic Summer Camps

Choose one of Taylor’s week-long academic camps, grow in your faith, and explore your passion. You’ll live in a residence hall, make friends, and pursue your area of interest at the college level. Choose from 10+ camps for film, engineering, art, math, and more!


A theology institute for high school youth

Empower is a one-week summer program for high school students from urban areas, who demonstrate promise for ministry and leadership. Hosted on Taylor’s campus, this Institute equips young leaders for impact in their local communities.

Year-Round Academic Programs for High School Students

Pre-College Dual Credit

Junior and senior high school students may enrich and expand their education experiences by enrolling in select dual credit classes at Taylor University in the fall and spring semesters.

Online Pre-College Courses

High school juniors and seniors can start earning college credit now with online pre-college courses through TU Online. Over 50 courses are available. The courses are self-paced, flexible, and transferable.