Academics: Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Spelman College has exceptional summer opportunities that offer intensive and collaborative experiences. 

The programs provide academic, cultural and professional development activities for girls in the 9th – 12th grades. Additionally, incoming first-year college students and rising sophomores can participate in the RISE START program.

Program participants will have an immersive residential experience, gain a sense of independence, and create relationships with peers from across the United States.

Summer Programs


RISE START Program: June 6 - July 15
College Prep Institute Session 1: June 10 - June 24
Early College Program: June 17 - July 14
College Prep Institute Session 2:
June 30 - July 15

Applications for 2016 Are Closed.


Application to a high school pre-college summer program is not an application for admission to the degree programs of Spelman College. No promises are made regarding admission to the first-year class. Parents/guardians must give their permission for students to participate in summer programs and activities.

Spelman College admits female students without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Spelman does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other prohibited factor in any of its educational or employment policies, programs or practices.