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2016 USC Summer Programs for High School Students

posted Feb 17, 2016, 9:12 PM by Nicole Lei   [ updated Feb 17, 2016, 9:12 PM by Berta Liao ]
The 2016 programs extend a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through unique 4 and 2 week summer courses. Accepted students will balance academic and campus life as they prepare for college in the nation’s entertainment center – Los Angeles, California. 

Why USC Summer Programs?
1.      Earn college credit on a traditional US college campus
2.      Explore different academic disciplines before going to college
3.      Experience Los Angeles, California and the USA
4-Week Credit Program
June 19 – July 16, 2016
The 4-Week college immersion program offers high school students university experience in a subject area of their choice, such as Architecture, Business, Engineering & Information Technology, Pre-Health & Science and Music. Courses are interactive, engaging and challenging, allowing students to explore new areas of study or build on their high school coursework. Receive 3 units of USC elective credit upon successful completion of the 4-Week course.
2-Week Non-Credit Program
June 19 – July 3, 2016
The 2-Week college immersion program offers high school students experience at the University of Southern California in a subject area of their choice, such as Architecture, Performing Arts, Pre-Health/Global Studies, or Visual Arts. Receive a Certificate of Completion for the 2-Week course.
Eligibility Requirements:
·        You must have completed at least the 9th grade by June 19, 2016 and still be enrolled in High School.
·        You should be pursuing a rigorous high school curriculum to excel in USC Summer Programs.
·        You may be either a domestic or international student.
·        Demonstrate English proficiency with a minimum score of 600 on the SAT Critical Reading exam or 27 ACT English exam; OR minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL iBT; OR 7 IELTS; OR 68 PTE score.
Application Deadlines:
·        International Students Friday, March 25, 2016
·        Domestic students: April 29, 2016
 Additional information can be found online: