We invite you to discover the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s unique and comprehensive Pre-College courses and programs. Pre-College is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors, ages 16-18, who want to prepare themselves for college admission and undergraduate success in the fields of photography, fine art, and design.
FALL & SPRING PRE-COLLEGE CLASSES
Our individual fall and spring Pre-College classes provide high school juniors and seniors opportunities to develop their portfolios throughout the year. View our course offerings.
SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS
Our intensive Pre-College summer programs carry two undergraduate credits for each two weeks of study and draw upon our renowned faculty of artist-educators, an intimate environment, and the cultural riches of Washington, D.C.
Our programs offer you the opportunity to further develop your talents and meet other high school students from across the country who share your passion for art and design.
Summer Portfolio Development Programs
Two-week Day Program
Four-week Day Program
Two-week Residential Program
Summer Photography Programs
Focus on Photojournalism
Focus on Fine Art Photography
Summer Advanced Studio Programs
Advanced Studio: Interior Design & Architecture
Advanced Studio: Drawing & Painting
Summer Residential Programs
About the residential program
Information for international students
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Last day of fall classes
Make-up days for classes canceled due to inclement weather/emergencies, as announced by the Registrar. All other make-ups must be scheduled prior to the last day of class.
December 25–January 1
Winter recess (College closed)
Continuing Education Open House