Summer Pre-College Program
FDU ranks 7 in Value Colleges 50 Best Pre-College Summer Programs for 2018!
Make the most of your summer by earning up to 12 college credits!
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Summer Pre-College Program offers talented students in grades 10 to 12 the opportunity to get a jump-start on earning college credits while getting a taste of college life. Whether you attend for two or four weeks, you’ll develop valuable skills and learn cutting-edge techniques in these exciting college-level courses. Enjoy a dynamic academic setting while making friends and having fun. All classes are taught by FDU instructors at our Metro Campus in Teaneck and at our Florham Campus in Madison. Sign up for Summer Pre-College today!
Two two-week sessions this summer
Session 1 - July 8 to July 18, 2019
Session 2 - July 22 to August 1, 2019
Courses held Monday through Thursday.
Pursue your passion and focus on one or two courses of study in each two-week program on either of our campuses.
A sampling of our premium technology and design courses:
- Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 1: Sensing and Guidance Students will build a small robot and program it, using C/C++ to perform specific tasks. They will work with basic robotic components including motors, sensors, microcontrollers and guidance systems, and learn AI coding processes.
- Drone Technology: Mastering Flight Dynamics and Coding Students will learn how drones fly, using a small indoor drone, and program the drone using the drone's Software Developer Kit (SDK).
- Pre-Medical Professions and the Health Sciences This course introduces students to the basic concepts of medical science including Physiology, Anatomy and effective patient care.
- Wall Street Careers: An Introduction to Financial Markets and Trading Students will explore the structure and functioning of today's Global Financial markets. Through applied exercises and case studies, they will examine what a career in finance and trading entails.
Want to see what other exciting courses are available at Pre-College? See the full listing of all course descriptions.
Classes are held at FDU’s two New Jersey campuses: Metro Campus in Teaneck and Florham Campus in Madison. Courses are open to all current or recently graduated high school students. Start preparing for college this summer!
Our new Junior Pre-College Program is open to students in grades 7-9.
"I would definitely recommend this program to my friends; it's fun, it's hands-on, it's a great way to get a head start on college and start planning for your future." -- Ashley Walliser, Senior, Ridgefield Memorial High School
"My instructor was very dedicated to making sure every student feels like they are cared for, they are learning the same exact things and making sure every student feels like they are progressing throughout the course." -- Noam Yakar, Sophomore, Tenafly High School
Ready to take the next step?
Also look for the Junior Pre-College program
New for Summer 2019, a series of summer classes for students in Grades 7 through 9