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Spend Your Summer with Andrews University!

The Early College Experience

Join us this summer for a main campus learning experience for new incoming freshman and high school students. Spend 3 weeks at our beautiful Berrien Springs campus as you take a college class as explore your college and career opportunities. In addition to earning 3 college credits, you’ll get the opportunity to make new friends from all around the country, as well as have fun in and around Southwestern Michigan!

Dates

The 2021 Early College Experience will take place August 1- August 20, 2021.

Courses

College Writing I

Communications Skills

World Civilizations

Life and Teachings of Jesus

Activities

Daily activities will include trips to the beach, game nights and movie nights. Each weekend we'll do something special, including a trip to Chicago and visting local museums and attractions.

Admissions

Admissions requirements for the summer 2021 Early College Experience have been changed. 

Participants in the Early College Experience should be new incoming freshmen who have recently graduated from high school, or High School rising seniors*. All applicants must fill out and submit the online application. Students must have a 3.0 High School GPA with a college prep curriculum. ACT, SAT or PSAT scores preferred. Students can be admitted without test scores, but must meet high school curriculm requirements. For questions, please email explore@andrews.edu

*Rising juniors will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact the program director for special inquiries.

Application

Students can apply for the Early College Experience online following the instructions below. In addition to the application you will need to submit a copy of your high school transcript and the relevant standardized test scores.

Visit the online application right here or by visiting andrews.edu/apply. Choose the undergraduate application and be sure to apply for the Main Campus as a high school guest student. You must apply as a high school guest to get the special rate. In addition, make sure you choose the summer term and click "yes" for Early College. The rest of the application is simple and should only take a few minutes to complete.

After we receive the application and additional documents, we will review your information and you will receive a decision letter. If you have already been admitted for the fall term, we will have your docuements on file. If you are admitted to the program, you will receive an acceptance letter with instructions on your next steps and payment information. Please remember, acceptance to the Early College Program is not an admission to Andrews University as a full-time student. If you have any trouble with the application or have questions, please contact us at explore@andrews.edu.

Summer Camps

Not yet ready for the Early College Experience? Check out our summer camps for middle school students right here.