Pre-college Programs

The links below provide you with the resources for Marquette's summer pre-college programs.

Athletics Department camps

Marquette Athletics offers summer programs in basketball, lacrosse, soccer, track, golf and volleyball.

Early College Credit Program

The Early College Credit Program is for Wisconsin high school students seeking dual enrollment at Marquette. Contact your guidance counselor for requirements outlined by your school district before using this application.

Educational Talent Search

The Educational Talent Search program at Marquette University (METS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education for the purpose of increasing the number of youth in grades 6 through 12 from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.

Engineering Academies summer programs

The Opus College of Engineering offers a variety of opportunities for high school students to learn more about engineering and how it is used to solve real-world problems.  Our programs engage students in critical thinking, teamwork and the engineering design process to provide an appreciation of how science and math work as tools for creative problem-solving in the world of engineering. Programs are taught by our engineering faculty, and are all supported by current Marquette engineering students, allowing participants a chance to see what life is like as a Marquette Engineer.  Both residential and half-day programs are offered, with a variety of topics covered and grade levels served.

Law School Summer Youth Institute

The Summer Youth Institute (SYI) is designed to introduce middle and high school students from the city of Milwaukee to the legal system, expose them to careers in law, and provide them with practical tools for achieving their educational goals. The SYI is open to students who will enter the eighth, ninth or 10th grade next fall. 

Summer Leadership Institute

The three-day Summer Leadership Institute is for high school students who wish to gain a better understanding of leadership within the various contexts of the college experience. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their own leadership abilities and the role leaders play in groups. Students will also learn about what it means to act as a leader in service to others in the community. Finally, we will discuss how to convey leadership experiences in college applications. This program is designed for students who are the first in their family to go to college or who come from a multicultural background.

Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science

Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science are a division of Marquette's EOP Pre-College offerings that aim to support, guide and empower first-generation, income-eligible young men and women as they strive for successful high school completion, post-secondary enrollment and graduation and life-affirming careers and futures. 

Urban Journalism Workshop

The Urban Journalism Workshop is an intense two-week program focusing on multimedia news gathering. Students use backpacks of digital equipment — iPods, digital cameras, camcorders, smartphones and MacBooks — to create an online publication.