College Credit Jumpstart Overview (Grades 11 & 12)

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College Credit Jumpstart for High Schoolers (virtual)

College Credit Jumpstart for High Schoolers is a pre-college summer program designed for high school students who are interested in earning college credit and experiencing an academically fulfilling WPI college course. WPI’s five-week online pre-college summer program will allow students to explore STEM curriculum alongside WPI’s world-renowned faculty. ​Students will have access to WPI tutoring to ensure they are able to receive their college credit.

Program at a Glance

  • Earn college credit in a 5-week virtual program
  • Offered live virtually or asynchronously and recorded (as listed in the course description)
  • Utilize tutoring support to ensure your academic success
  • Connect with WPI faculty, staff, and undergraduate students
  • Upon completion of the course, students will earn an official WPI transcript

Thanks to all of our participants for making 2023 a great summer! Please check back later this fall for additional information about pricing and dates. Applications for summer 2024 will be available in mid-late February!

Audience: Students Entering Grades 11 & 12
Application Deadline: TBD
Application Cost: No fee
Application Materials:

  • Application which includes short essay and list of involvement
  • Official transcripts are preferred, but self-submitted transcripts are also accepted
  • Recommendation(s)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test (required for international applicants)

Dates: TBD
Cost: TBD

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Course Information

We have over 30+ courses in either STEM or Humanities you can choose to explore this summer. Our full list of course offerings is now available. Whether you're interested in studying humanities and arts courses like the Fundamentals of Music or online STEM classes like biotechnology and computer-aided design, our online pre-college summer program covers it all.

Learn More About WPI!

Are you curious and creative? Do you like to work in teams to get things done while making your own decisions and setting your own course? Do you love math and science, but feel just as passionate about subjects such as music, art, or movies? WPI could be the right choice for your college decision. Stay connected with all things WPI here.