Current & Visiting GW Students

Flexible Schedules & Smaller Classes

Courses are scheduled throughout the day and evening, offering you the greatest flexibility with working, interning and other summer activities. Online courses are also available, using the latest interactive technologies — wherever you are!

A Monumental Summer

Free concerts, outdoor films, Independence Day fireworks, extended museum hours or just a lazy float around the Tidal Basin — D.C. features a wealth of opportunities to complement summer study.

Spend your summer in Washington, D.C.  


Visiting High School Students

Pre-College Program

Create bold opportunities. Discover Washington, D.C. Challenge your perspective. Pre-College gives you the opportunity to have an unforgettable summer in the nation’s capital.

Browse summer programs for high school students  



Headshot of International Summer Student Sa'na Syed Ayaz Qaiser

"The best part of this program is that it introduced me to many different fields. It taught me what I truly look forward to doing in life and it taught me what college will be like in the future."



Visiting International Students



"The program was really very enriching because it allowed me to learn a lot of new things and also because of the availability of resources that we had on campus. It was also very enriching in the sense that you got to interact with a lot of new people from all around the world."