College Prep

Pre-College Workshops

Creative thinking. Problem solving. Hands-on experience.

Jumpstart your college experience with a workshop at SMU. Explore new interests, dive into topics that you’re passionate about, and use leading-edge tools in hands-on programs led by expert educators.

Develop essential skills to achieve academic and professional success. Offered during the summer, on weekends, and during school breaks, you can choose from workshops in topics like business and entrepreneurship, marketing, writing, design, engineering and more.

Join other creative, innovative and enterprising students like yourself and see the difference it will make, now and in the future. You’ll make new friends and challenge yourself in new ways.

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Grade Levels

Middle school and high-school programs are available. Select the grade level your student will enter in the fall.


Choose from programs on the SMU main campus in Dallas and other satellite locations.


Most workshops run Monday – Thursday. Half-day and full-day options are available.


Explore cutting-edge ideas in science, technology, visual art, business, and academic excellence.


Led by experienced teachers who are passionate about helping students.


Workshops begin at $299. Unless otherwise noted, fees include all materials and supplies.

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