HILLSDALE, Mich., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College welcomes all rising high school juniors, seniors, and outstanding sophomores to earn college credit through Hillsdale's High School Summer Study and Travel programs. The programs, which include domestic and international travel, last for two weeks and are chaperoned and taught by Hillsdale College professors.
"Hillsdale College is pleased to offer these programs as a way to inspire high school students about some of the great ideas, events, and individuals that have shaped the Western world," said Doug Banbury, vice president for admissions at the College. "Students will travel throughout Europe and America, visiting key sites where the valor and leadership of great men and women contributed to the freedoms we have today. This is an exciting experience for all participants, and I strongly encourage rising juniors and seniors to apply and begin their college education by traveling with Hillsdale."
Summer travel programs are open to qualified rising high school juniors, seniors, and sophomores interested in any future college major. Students must apply for admission to the summer study programs. Application forms are available online. All courses begin with a short orientation and course instruction on Hillsdale's main campus.
Program costs include international flight from Detroit Metro Airport (where applicable), transfers between the airport and the Hillsdale College campus (where necessary), housing and meals on the Hillsdale campus, land travel via private buses, housing in quality hotels, breakfast and dinner each day while off campus, all entry fees to site visits, and tuition fees for three undergraduate Hillsdale College credits.
2016 Summer Study Travel Programs include:
The Land and Literature of England
June 16, 2016 – June 29, 2016
Visit: Bath, Canterbury, London, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, and Windsor
Sir Winston Churchill and World War II
June 26, 2016 – July 8, 2016
Visit: London, Normandy, Oxford, Paris, and Versailles
Western Civilization: Visions from Italy
July 6, 2016 – July 18, 2016
Visit: Rome, Pompeii, Florence, and Venice
The Roots and History of American Liberty
July 17, 2016 – July 28, 2016
Visit: Various historical sites in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. http://www.hillsdale.edu/admissions/high-school-programs/dc
More information, individual program costs, and brochures can be requested at http://www.hillsdale.edu/admissions/high-school, or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or the admissions office at (517) 607-2325.
About Hillsdale College
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an educational outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 3.4 million.
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