Pre-College and Summer

Undergraduate degree program application deadline for Spring has been extended to 11/1.

We offer a variety of exciting pre-college and summer programs!

If you are a motivated high school student, an incoming UMass Amherst student, or an international student looking for an opportunity to study college preparatory content, we have something for you!

Incoming UMass Amherst Students

Power Up for College Success

UMass PowerUpPower Up for College Success is a 3-day, one-credit course for entering freshman to help them begin their college years with confidence and increase the likelihood of having a successful tenure at UMass.


UMass JUMP! is a 4-week residential summer program designed to facilitate a smooth transition into life at UMass Amherst for incoming students – domestic or international – before they begin their freshman year.

High School Students

Summer Pre-College

Our Summer Pre-College program offers over 25 residential academic programs for ambitious high school students, as well as 6-week Research Intensives that place students in labs with faculty.

EducationUSA Academy

Education USA AcademyUMass Amherst hosts the EducationUSA Academy pre-college academic enrichment program for international high school students offering specialized college preparatory content, college-level writing workshops, and cultural activities. 

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