A Pre-College Summer Experience You’ll Love

Learn how Summer Discovery at Yale-NUS College in Singapore provides the perfect blend of summer fun and pre-college experience.

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Experience University Life at Yale-NUS College in Singapore

Summer Discovery is a tuition-based high school pre-college academic and enrichment program designed to introduce you to life at a university that is intellectually stimulating, culturally and socially enriching, and fun.

This summer, join us for a once-in-a-lifetime college experience and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world at Yale-NUS College – Asia’s leading liberal arts college founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore in 2011 – located just minutes from vibrant UTown.

At Summer Discovery Singapore, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. Our pre-college program combines academics taught by world-class university faculty, recreation, travel and athletics to give high school students a robust, meaningful introduction to college, in addition to learning about the way of life in Singapore.

Comprehensive Academies

  • Summer Discovery offers intensive non-credit academies, exclusively for our students, in the areas of business leadership and entrepreneurship.
  • All students receive a "Certificate of Completion" at the end of the program.

The Pre-College Experience of a Lifetime

Yale-NUS College is the perfect place for a high school summer program. Check out these program highlights:

  • Program Length: Two-week program: July 7 – July 19, 2019.
  • Tuition: Tuition ranging from $2,999 – $5,699 (residential and commuter options available).
  • Experience: 53 years of running global pre-college academic, enrichment and internship programs.
  • Safety and Security: We’re proud of our unmatched safety and security standards. Our student to staff ratio is 10:1 and we take care of students like they’re our own.
  • Housing: All students live together in the same residence hall just like college students. Enjoy a fully air-conditioned suite in a building equipped with lounges, game rooms, free laundry facilities, and a sky garden.
  • Activity Variety: Pick from several afternoon activities after class including strolls through Chinatown, shopping at Orchard Road, exploring the Gardens by the Bay, touring the National Museum of Singapore, joining a local dining tour, karaoke night, movie nights, and more!
  • Explore Singapore: Yale-NUS College is located right next to the National University of Singapore in UTown, an educational hub with a lively intellectual, social, and cultural environment with nearby coffee shops, bookstores and shopping.
  • Athletic Facilities Play pick-up basketball and other sports.

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14 Amazing Programs in Three Countries

Summer Discovery offers a wide variety of summer programs for high school students to fit your specific interests and summer goals. We offer over 300 different courses, including: Business, Medicine, Law, Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Theater, Art, Sports Broadcasting, STEM, Political Science, and many more!

You’ll be able to get an accurate picture of student life across 14 campuses:

  • UCLA
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Miami
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Pace University NYC
  • Emerson College, Boston
  • Cambridge University, England
  • City University, London
  • YALE-NUS College Singapore

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Summer Discovery has helped me learn so much about myself. I am a stronger person after spending my summer with my SD family!

– RACHEL WONG - Millbrae, California

Is a Pre-College Program Right for You?

To learn more about pre-college enrichment and summer internships, and to explore whether there is a Yale-NUS College program to fit your needs, fill out the form on this page and receive more information, including dates and tuition, housing, transportation, activities, and more!

For immediate questions, give us a call at 516-621-3939.