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Ages Rising juniors and seniors in high school


Calendar Accelerate: Pre-College Programs for 2018 will run in June, July, and August.

Location  360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115



Northeastern University's Accelerate: Pre-College Programs offers four programs in STEM fields: BioE Summer Immersion, Engineering Innovation & Design, Hacking the Internet of Things, and Girls Code It: Immersive Computer Science Experience. These programs are designed for talented high school students who want to give themselves an edge by learning from Northeastern’s internationally acclaimed faculty. Accelerate programs are hosted on Northeastern University's Boston campus, allowing students to experience true collegiate learning in a world-class environment.

Spanning the fields of bioengineering, engineering design, computer science (and more!), the suite of Accelerate programs are intensive, immersive, and experiential. Students will engage with Northeastern faculty, utilize labs for cutting edge projects, visit area companies in the field, and attend lectures by accomplished professionals in the field. Try something new, or challenge yourself to rise to a new level in an existing area of interest.


 There's a certain energy about Northeastern University. It comes from the bright, ambitious students, exhibiting a strong sense of purpose in the classroom and while working or studying abroad. In the city of Boston—the ultimate college town—and across the globe, Northeastern students challenge themselves intellectually, investigate career options, participate in community service, and graduate both personally and professionally prepared for their future careers and graduate school.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the seamless integration of classroom learning with real-world experiences. The academic curriculum is enhanced by experiential learning through research, professional, global, and service experiences. Anchored by the world’s largest, most innovative cooperative education program, Northeastern prepares students for a lifetime of achievement, and allows them to make an impact on the world before they graduate.