The Summer Pre-College Programs at Susquehanna showcase the university’s colleges of the arts, business and science by offering engaging, weeklong workshops designed especially for high-achieving students. Faculty and college student mentors challenge high school students who want to learn new skills, improve their abilities or explore topics that add to their college résumé.

The institutes listed below will be offered in person for summer 2021. Detailed program schedules will be finalized very soon. In the meantime, you can pre-register by emailing, to save a seat in the program of your choice. You will be contacted before the registration opens to the general public to claim your reserved seat. 

Program Weeks

June 20-26

Registration deadline for these programs will be June 4, and final payment will be due June 11.

Wall Street $875
Leap: Leadership 101 $875

July 11-17

Registration deadline for these programs will be June 25, and final payment will be due July 2.

Stream Ecology $875
#GO Media $875

July 18-24

Registration deadline for these programs will be July 2, and final payment will be due July 9.

i-Engineer $875
Strings and Keyboard $750
Summer Writers $875
Actors Institute $875
Publishing & Editing Institute $875

Summer Writers Workshop

An exciting experience now in its 33rd summer, this workshop provides America’s most talented high school writers with the opportunity to work in intensive, small-group workshops led by nationally recognized authors.

Featuring workshops in fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction, Susquehanna’s Summer Writers Workshop was selected as a Best Value in Summer College Programs by Early College Programs, and named one of the 500 best summer programs in the world by Princeton Review Press.

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Actors Institute

Experience professional theatre training.

Choral Institute

Improve your vocal technique and choral performance skills.


Create a digital portfolio and produce a radio broadcast.

Publishing & Editing Institute

Produce and market a book.

Strings & Keyboard Institute

Learn new repertoire in private lessons and masterclasses.

Wind Ensemble Institute

Immerse yourself in music.

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Business & Leadership

Wall Street Susquehanna

Spend your time learning the principles of business and investing.

Leap: Leadership 101

Discover your leadership potential.

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Strengthen your mental muscle and improve your problem-solving skills.

Stream Ecology Institute

Investigate stream systems firsthand.

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Summer Pre-College Programs

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Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870

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