High School & Pre-College Programs Abroad

Epic Summer. College Credit. Lifelong Impact.

Grow. Learn. Explore. All in one epic summer.

Gain academic and leadership skills, hone language ability, and develop long-lasting friendships during a fun and engaging summer experience. These three- or four- week programs, developed exclusively for high school students, are based on CET’s innovative educational model for successful college study abroad programs.

These are not your average travel programs.

Each CET program focuses on a specific theme and offers four college credits. Participating in introductory courses led by college-level faculty, you’ll immerse in local culture, build confidence, and expand your horizons during a transformative study abroad experience that is invaluable in the college preparation process.

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Ready to take the first step? Let CET answer your questions about which high school summer program is right for you, scholarship opportunities, how to apply, and more.

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Ready to take the first step? Let CET answer your questions about which study abroad program is right for you, scholarship opportunities, credits, and more.

Who is CET?

CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. Originally “China Educational Tours,” CET began operations in Beijing, and today offers a varied portfolio of semester, summer, and short-term customized programs for college, high school, and pre-college students in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Known for strong academics, professional program management, and supportive student services, CET strives to integrate students into their host communities, adopt environmentally conscientious practices, and promote diversity and inclusion across all programs.

Get the Same Benefits No Matter Where You Go.

Earn four college credits in classes alongside academically-focused peers.
Experience local cultures and advance language skills in an inclusive learning environment.
Enjoy outstanding student support and supervision provided by experienced in-country staff.
Travel on an accompanied group flight.
Take advantage of CET’s extensive local networks and resources developed over many years.
Rely on CET's comprehensive risk management strategies that prioritize the health and safety of all students.

Study Abroad at its Best

CET operates academically rigorous study abroad programs for partner schools across the United States. Top senders include American University, Brandeis University, Lewis & Clark College, Middlebury College, Syracuse University, University of Minnesota, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, and Yale University.