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Summer Pre-College Studio Art Programs

New England

Pre-College Program
Rhode Island School of Design

Application Deadline: April
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: June 24-August 5, 2017
Eligibility: ages 16-18
Location: Providence, RI

Summer Studios
Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: April 24, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 24-August 19, 2017
Eligibility: entering grades 11, 12
Location: Boston, MA

Visual Arts Summer Institute
Boston University

Application Deadline: March
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: July 2-28, 2017
Eligibility: ages 15-18
Location: Boston, MA

Pre-College Summer Program
New Hampshire Institute of Art

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: July 8-21, 2017
Eligibility: ages 15-19
Location: Manchester, NH

Pre-College Program
Lesley University College of Art & Design

Duration: 2 weeks, 4 weeks
Dates: July 9-22, 2017 (sophomores) July 9-August 4, 2017
Eligibility: rising sophomores, juniors, seniors
Location: Cambridge, MA

Art & Design Portfolio Building Course
Champlain College

Application Deadline: May 1
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates:  July 8-23, 2017
Eligibility: rising high school juniors & seniors
Location: Burlington, VT

Pre-College Program
Corcoran College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 2-21, 2017
Eligibility: rising juniors & seniors
Location: Washington DC

Lyme Pre-College Academy
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Duration: each class is 5 consecutive days
Dates:
varies according to each class
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Old Lyme, CT

Young Artist Programs
Delaware College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: June 14, 2017
Duration: varies
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Wilmington, DE

Pre-College Program
Suffolk University

Duration: 5 weeks
Dates: July 11-August 10
Eligibility: ages
Location: Boston, MA

Summer Immersive Workshops
Montserrat College of Art

Application Deadline: open 1 week before each course begins
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: 
June 19-July 23, 2017
Eligibility: ages 16 or older
Location: Montserrat, MA

Pre-College Program
Maine College of Art

Application Deadline: April 17, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
July 9-29, 2017
Eligibility: rising sophomores, juniors, seniors
Location: 
Portland, ME

Pennsylvania

Summer Institute
University of the Arts

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Duration: 1, 2, 3, and 4 week programs
Dates: varies
Eligibility: 9th-12th graders
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Art:  Summer at Penn
University of Pennsylvania

Application Deadline: deadline has passed
Duration: 4 weeks
Eligibility: grades 9-12
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Summer Pre-College Art
Carnegie Mellon University

Application Deadline: April 25, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks, 6 weeks
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Summer Academy 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Duration: 5 weeks
Dates: July 3-August 4, 2017
Eligibility: rising 9-12 graders
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Summer Art & Design Institute
Moore College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
July 9-August 5, 2017
Eligibility: grades 10-12
Location:  Phildelphia, PA

New York

Summer Art Intensive
The Cooper Union

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: July 5-August 1, 2017
Eligibility: ages 15-18
Location: New York, NY

Pre-College Academy
Parsons School of Design

Application Deadline: rolling
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: August 7-18, 2017
Eligibility: grades 9-12
Location: New York, NY

Pre-College Program
Pratt Institute

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 + rolling
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: 
July 5-29, 2017
Eligibility: ages 16-18
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pre-College Program
School of Visual Arts

Application Deadline: July 7, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
July 10-28, 2017
Eligibility: ages 14-18
Location: New York, NY

Pre-College Program
Maryland Institute College of Art

Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
June 24-July 22, 2017
Eligibility: sophomores & juniors
Location: Baltimore, MD

Pre-College Program
Fashion Institute of Technology

Application Deadline: June 8, 2017
Duration: varies
Dates:
varies
Eligibility: grades 9-12
Location: New York, NY

Pre-College Art Program
Molloy College

Duration: 5 weeks
Dates:  July 5-August 4, 2017
Eligibility: high school students
Location:  Rockville Centre, NY

Summer Art for Pre-College Students
Skidmore College

Application Deadline: rolling
Duration: 5 weeks
Dates: July 1-August 5, 2017
Eligibility: grades 10-12
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY

Portfolio Preparation for College Bound Students
Alfred University

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Duration: 4 days
Dates:
July 9-13, 2017
Eligibility: grades 10-12
Location: Alfred, NY

Summer College
Cornell University

Duration: 2 weeks
Dates:
varies
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Ithaca, NY

South

Pre-College Summer Intensive
Virginia Commonwealth University

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
July 9-28, 2017
Eligibility:  grades 9-12
Location: Richmond, VA

Pre-College Program
Ringling College of Art + Design

Application Deadline: rolling
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
June 25-July 22, 2017
Eligibility: ages 16-18
Location: Sarasota, FL

Visual Arts Summer Intensive
University of North Carolina

Application Deadline: closed for 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: 
4  June 18-July 15, 2017
Eligibility: ages 14-18
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Pre-College ArtLab
Kansas City Art Institute

Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
July 9-29, 2017
Eligibility: grades 9-12
Location: Kansas City, MO

Midwest

Early College Program
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Application Deadline: varies
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
varies
Eligibility: ages 15-18
Location: Chicago, IL

Pre-College Summer Program
Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Dates:
July 9-30, 2017
Eligibility: grades 10-12
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Summer Residential Studios
University of Michigan

Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 9-29, 2017
Eligibility: grades 9-11
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pre-College Program
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Duration: 2 weeks, 3 weeks
Dates: varies, in July
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Milwaukee, WI

West Coast

Summer of Art
Otis College of Art & Design

Application Deadline: June 23, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
July 3-28, 2017
Eligibility: ages 15 + older
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Pre-College Program
San Francisco Art Institute

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
June 19-July 14, 2017
Eligibility: grades 10-12
Location: San Francisco

Art Summer Institute
University of CA, Los Angeles

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Duration: 2 weeks
Dates:
varies
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Los Angeles

Summer Intensives
Art Center College of Design

Application Deadline:
Duration:
Eligibility:
Location:  Pasadena, CA

Pre-College Program
California College of the Arts

Duration: 4 weeks
Dates:
July 10-August 4
Eligibility: grades 9-12
Location: Pasadena, CA

Pre-College Program
Cornish College of the Arts

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: varies
Eligibility: ages 14-18
Location: Seattle, WA

Pre-College Program
Laguna College of Art & Design

Duration: 5 weeks
Eligibility: high school students
Location: Laguna Beach, CA

Summer Arts Institute
Stanford University

Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: varies
Eligibility: ages 14-17
Location: Stanford, CA

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