How would you like to get a taste of what college life is like… before you graduate high school?! Motivated high school rising seniors can do just that by enrolling in Monmouth University's College Acceleration Program (CAP) this summer. Through CAP, students can enroll in introductory, college-level courses that are typically taken by college freshmen, and which will generally be accepted for transfer at other colleges and universities.
Be prepared to receive an academically challenging curriculum taught by supportive and caring instructors. With class sizes averaging 21 students each, you will receive the personal attention you need to succeed. Explore different subjects, beef up your college resume, learn something new, earn 3-6 credits, and experience summer at Monmouth University!
CAP CoursesOur visiting high school students are given the opportunity to choose from the below introductory courses, and will be attending class during our 6-week summer E session which runs from July 5 - August 15. For additional help, please contact Danielle Colbert in the office of Undergraduate Admission at 732-263-5872.
T/TH 8:15–11:30 a.m.
T/ TH 11:45 - 3 p.m.
CAP QualificationsIn order to be accepted into the CAP, students must:
CAP Application DeadlineThe application deadline for the College Acceleration Program is June 23, 2017. Classes begin July 5, 2017.
Summer Application and Application ProcessApplying for CAP is easy. Simply fill out our summer application and mail it, along with a letter of recommendation from your school counselor and a $50 application fee to:
Monmouth University Office of Admission Processing 400 Cedar AvenueWest Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
All high school students need to complete sections A, B, and D of the Application for Summer Undergraduate Permission Students. Section C of this application is to be completed by the school counselor. Once we receive your application, an admission counselor will contact you to set up an appointment to discuss your course selection.
Summer TuitionSummer 2017 undergraduate tuition will be announced in late February. As a point of reference, summer 2016 undergraduate tuition was $849/credit. A typical Monmouth class is 3 credits; most labs are 4 credits. A lab fee will be applicable for some courses.
Summer HousingSummer housing is not available for high school students.
Summer ParkingParking is available for students attending summer courses. There is no fee or decal required.
School of Science Summer Research ProgramInterested in the sciences? Then Monmouth's intensive 12-week Summer Research Program might be for you! Apply today.
Summer Programs and CampsInterested in a sports camp this summer? Or maybe you would like to enhance your reading and writing skills at a Literacy Center Program? For more information visit our Programs and Camps page.
Questions?For additional information please contact Danielle Colbert in the Office of Undergraduate Admission at 732-263-5872.
Please note: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is federal legislation passed in 1974 which established guidelines governing the way educational institutions maintain and supervise student records. Learn more about how FERPA applies to Monmouth students.
*Pending Board approval.