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Experience the excitement of college while still in high school

marist summer precollege program, summer programs for teens

Marist's summer pre-college program is an exciting way for students to gain a unique college experience while still in high school. This academic program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in learning more about a specific academic program and are eager to experience a taste of college life. There are 21 programs to choose from, either on our beautiful campus in the historic Hudson River Valley or on our New York City Executive Center in midtown Manhattan!

Students have the option to attend for 2 or 4 weeks and will earn 3 to 6 transferable college credits. Taught by Marist’s nationally recognized faculty, the programs will provide a challenging and rewarding experience. The program allows students to utilize state-of-the-art technology and gain hands-on experience in their prospective fields. 

In keeping with the mission of the Marist Brothers, our programs promote the sense of community and of service to others that is central to the Marist experience. Marist summer pre-college supports the development of the whole person, both intellectually and socially.

In addition to making lifelong friends, students will interact with various faculty and staff members in both formal and informal settings. Our programs and services are designed to promote self-discovery, leadership development, and social responsibility.


We are excited to announce that Marist will offer two commuter-based summer pre-college programs in New York City for summer 2019.

The two session locations and dates are as follows:

Poughkeepsie, NY (Residential Program)

Session 1: June 30 - July 13, 2019
Session 2: July 14 - July 27, 2019

New York City, NY (Commuter Program)
Session 1: July 1 – July 12, 2019
Session 2: July 15 – July 26, 2019

In order to apply, prospective students must submit a completed application, official high school transcripts, one pre-college recommendation form, and a short essay about their interest in the Marist summer pre-college program. All of this information is available on the pre-college website. We will review applications for the program on a rolling, space-available basis. We are currently accepting applications for all of our programs, so apply today!

Whether in Poughkeepsie or New York City, Marist is always improving upon its state-of-the-art technology and teaching methods and striving to ensure that each campus is filled with resources that will take Marist students’ education to the next level.

Spots are filling up quickly so have your child apply to the Marist summer pre-college program today!

Give your child the opportunity to experience what others have called “The best summer of my life!”

Marist Pre College Summer Program

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