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The Terp Experience for Exceptional Students!

Young Scholars Program: July 12–31, 2015
In this demanding pre-college program, high school students pursue academic interests, discover career opportunities, earn three university credits, and explore university life.

Discovery: July 19–31, 2015
Middle school students discover academic and career opportunities, learn about campus life, and engage with experts in innovative classes.

Young Scholars and Discovery provide a great introduction to the University of Maryland, ranked 19th among national public universities in America’s Best Colleges 2013, U.S. News & World Report. Situated on over 1,250 tree-lined acres, the University is located just nine miles from the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. As the state of Maryland’s flagship university, the University provides an academic environment that prepares students for success, educating the most talented students from Maryland and beyond. The University is a comprehensive research university with over 125 undergraduate majors in programs such as agriculture and natural resources, architecture, behavioral and social sciences, business and management, computer, mathematical and natural sciences, creative and performing arts, education, engineering, health and human performance, humanities, journalism, information studies, and public affairs.

The University of Maryland’s vast resources, including libraries, computer and instructional labs, recreational, residential, and dining facilities underscore our record of excellence in providing exceptional academics, cutting-edge research, innovative technology, and world-class facilities. Our location offers students rich learning opportunities that include the Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, National Archives, federal labs, think tanks, and government agencies. Our faculty which includes Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and business innovators are recognized nationally and internationally for their research and scholarship.

In Young Scholars and Discovery, you’ll get a glimpse of all that Maryland has to offer. You’ll work with creative faculty, visit many of the sites that make the Maryland experience unique, access the same facilities used by University students. This summer, get ready for the Terp Experience!