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Summer Pre-College

One of the Nation's Top Summer Pre-College Programs

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Summer Pre-College Programs at Marist College

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For over fifteen years, Marist has created a top Summer Pre-College program that gives students a sense of college life, provides a taste of a college major, and allows students to earn college credit all while still in high school. This year, we've expanded our offerings into three sessions: two on our beautiful riverfront campus, and one virtual. With more than 20 unique courses to choose from, this summer's in-person sessions will take place over a two-week period with start dates of June 30, 2024, and July 14, 2024. Our three-week virtual offering will begin on July 8.


Session I (in-person): June 30 - July 13, 2024
Session II (in-person): July 14 - 27, 2024
Virtual Session: July 8 - 26, 2024

Discounts are available to students who participate in multiple sessions. This is permissible provided dates do not overlap. 

With our top-ranked Summer Pre-College program, you can experience life as a Red Fox, while earning college credits and test-driving your major. Marist’s Summer Pre-College program is offering in-person and virtual sessions, packed with hands-on online learning opportunities:

  • In-Person Session I: June 30 - July 13, 2024
  • In-Person Session II: July 14 - July 27, 2024
  • Virtual Session III: July 8 - July 26, 2024

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How to Apply

Applying to Marist's Summer Pre-College program is easy! Just follow the steps below, and we look forward to hearing from you. 

Step 1: Review application requirements.

Step 2: Submit your application.

Step 3: Sit back and relax. Once your application is complete, it will be reviewed, and a decision will be sent to you within 2-3 weeks. You did it!



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One of the many benefits of Marist's Summer Pre-College program is the ability to gain a sense of your future college major while still in high school. Choose from a wide range of course options designed to give you a taste of the academic experience in the major. Courses include:

  • Broadway at Marist
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Fashion Design - Portfolio
  • Fashion Merchandising A to Z
  • Pre-Health
  • Pre-Law
  • Robotics
  • Sports Communication

At Marist's Summer Pre-College program, you'll engage in daily class sessions with leading faculty and explore exciting career opportunities in your field. High school sophomores and juniors will engage in hands-on learning experiences either in-person or virtually, while working with industry professionals and like-minded peers.

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Summer Pre-College

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All programs indicated as on-campus will be held in person at our Poughkeepsie, NY campus.