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“I had completed enough math at The Brearley School that I was able to take calculus at Columbia over the summer. I enjoyed the class so much that I continued taking math, physics, and theoretical computer science classes. I have almost completed the requirements for a math major at Columbia. I just found out that I've been accepted to Cambridge and Yale and I'm looking forward to starting college!”

Academically exceptional pre-college students can apply to take courses with Columbia students and earn full college credit.

Access to the same courses
as Columbia students
An Ivy League achievement for your
college transcript
Academic advising and
professional development
Real-world experience at an Ivy
League institution

Fall and spring programs open to domestic students in grades 11 or 12 who live within commuting distance.
The summer program is open to domestic or international students entering grades 11 or 12, or freshman year of college in the fall, as well as recent high school graduates.