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2018 JSA Summer Programs at a Glance

Summer Schools

Locations

Courses Offered

Dates

Tuition

Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Comparative Governments & Politics*

Constitutional Law

International Relations

Media & Politics

July 1st – July 22nd

$5,450

Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

July 8th – July 29th

$5,450

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

Freshman Scholars for current 8th grade students with high school graduation year of 2022

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

Freshman Scholars – AP U.S. Government & Politics*

July 15th – August 5th

$5,450

*The College Board has officially approved this course curriculum

Summer Institutes

Locations

Topics To Be Explored

Dates

Tuition

Institute on New Jersey Leadership & Politics

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

– Congressional Elections

– Pension Reform

– Politics in New Jersey

August 8th – August 11th

$595

Gene A. Burd Institute on L.A. Media & Politics

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

– Major Media in Los Angeles

– California’s Drought Emergency

– Economic Development in Los Angeles

August 7th – August 10th

$595

Institute on California Leadership & Politics

UC Davis, Davis, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

– Conservation & Environmental Stewardship

– Good Government

August 1st – August 4th

$595

What’s Covered by the Tuition

The tuition for JSA Summer Programs includes tuition for the program, textbooks and all other academic expenses, along with room and board for the student.  During Summer School, students live on single sex floors in university student residencies, generally two to a room.  Meals are eaten in university dining rooms.  Faculty and college-age residents live on campus with students, providing academic counseling and supervision 24 hours a day.

Additional Expenses

Expenses not included in tuition are off-campus meals and entertainment, and transportation to and from the Summer School.  However, staff members will be available at nearby airports to help transport students to campus.  We also assist graduates in returning to the airport at the end of the summer session.  When attending off-campus speakers programs and optional cultural excursions, students are responsible for their meals and any tickets they might purchase for plays, museums, etc.  Georgetown students spend four or five days off campus, while students at our other sessions typically spend 1-3 days off campus.