More than 65 colleges offer free summer and fall visits for under-represented and diverse students. We list all that we can find by providing the program and application dates and links to applications. If we provide a * before the college name, the trip is free. If we provide a (D), trip is for first gen students. We also give you estimated GPA and test scores for each college.
College Names In Blue Are Updated for 2015
Small private university; part of consortium, 3.7+ GPA ; mid to high test scores
Program: Fall 2015 Diversity Open House weekends (DIVOH): September 26-28, 2015 and October 18-20, 2015
The application deadline for both DIVOH weekends is Monday, August 17, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. (EST).
*(D) Babson College
Babson Park, Massachusetts (suburban Boston)
Program: MULTICULTURAL OVERNIGHT EXPERIENCE: November 10-11, 2015
Deadline: October 15, 2015 (noon EST)
*(D) Barnard College
New York, New York
Small private all women’s college. Big city. Connected to Columbia. 3.7+GPA; mid to high test scores
Saturday, October 10 – Sunday, October 11, 2015 (BARNARD BOUND – for students admitted to the Barnard Bound program)
Monday, October 12, 2015 (OPEN HOUSE – All Barnard Bound participants will be automatically registered for our Open House.)
If your student is not selected to attend Barnard Bound, she may register for the Open House only on our Open House RSVP page, available at the end of August.
Application Deadline and All Supporting Material: Friday, June 12th, 2015
Small rural campus; liberal arts, 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores.
Prologue I runs October 11-13, 2015 and Prologue II runs November 8-10, 2015.
Application deadline for Prologue I: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Application deadline for Prologue II: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Program: Preface to Bates. – May 3-5, 2015
Application deadline: Apply by March 31, 2015
St. Beloit, Wisconsin
Small suburban college; 3.0 and higher GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2015 Summer Days: June 26, July 17, July 31,and August 7. Admitted Student Open House in the Spring that offers fly-ins
2015 Summer Visit Days
Take a campus tour with a student guide. Meet our faculty. Learn about the college’s academic programs, financial aid, and scholarships. Enjoy lunch in our dining hall.
If our visit program dates are not convenient for you and you would rather schedule an individual visit on a different date, please contact us directly by calling the Admissions Office at 800-9BELOIT (923-5648) at least one week prior to your planned visit. Or, if you prefer, you may complete an online visit request form.
We welcome all guests to take part in all that Beloit has to offer: have lunch in the dining hall, attend an athletic event, see an acclaimed performance in Neese Theater, or take advantage of the various events occurring across campus.
Rural college, private, liberal arts. 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores.
Program: Explore Bowdoin 2015; September 17-20, 2015 and October 22-25, 2015
Application Deadline: August 21 and September 25, respectively.
- Info: http://www.bowdoin.edu/admissions/explore
- Application: https://bowdoincollege.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bNoXNf5uiNxKtwx
*(D) Brandeis University
Medium private college, 25 minutes from Boston. 3.4+ GPA and higher. Mid test scores
Program: SEED-Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity, November 1- 3, 2015
Application deadlines: Application opens August 1. Applications due September 8, 2015
*(D) Bryn Mawr College
Small, all women’s college
Program Date: Fall Travel Scholars: October 24- October 26, 2015 (for both juniors and seniors)
Application Deadline: September 30, 2015
*(D) Bucknell College
Small suburban private college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle to high test scores.
Program: Journey to Bucknell, November 8-10, 2015
Application Deadline: September 25, 2015 (Counselors must nominate)
*(D) Carleton College
Small suburban private college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle to high test scores.
Program: 2015 Taste of Carleton, October 29-November 31, 2015
Deadlines: September 3, 2015
*(D) Carnegie Mellon University
Medium college, great sciences & arts, medium city, 3.3+ GPA, mid to high test scores (3.3 GPA and combined 1800 on SAT or 27 on ACT to qualify for travel aid)
January program. Open to students who have applied for admission to Carnegie Mellon.
Registration will be available in September.
Small rural college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2015 Experience Colby Visit Program –October 18-20, 2015
Application Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 by 5 p.m. EST
*(D) Colgate University
Small liberal arts college. Upper state New York. 3.2+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2015 Colgate: In Person, October 1-2, 2015
Deadline: September 9, 2015
(*D) College of Charleston
Program: M.O.V.E., the Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience DATES:
http://admissions.cofc.edu/explorethecollege/events/moveovernight.php for more info and MOVE application.
*(D) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University
St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota
Small, Catholic college. Recruits heavily from So Cal. 2.6+ GPA. Low to middle tests scores.
|Registration for our 2015 – 2016 fly-in weekends will be available by September 1, 2015.
Deadline: Two weeks before weekend.
Applications will be released September 1
*(D) College of the Holy Cross
Mid-sized, Catholic college, 3.0+, Middle test scores
Program: Perspectives: November 7-9, 2015
Application Deadline: October 5, 2015
*(D) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Small private college; one class at a time. 3.0+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program 1: Tigers on a Quest: October 3 – 5, 2015
Application Deadline: *CBO Counselor nomination only: June 1 – August 15, 2015
Program 2: Flyin’ Tigers: October 31 – November 2, 2015
Application Deadline: August 1 – September 23, 2015
New York, NY
Ivy League, top scores, top grades
Program: Columbia Engineering Experience: October 11 – 13, 2015.
Deadline: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
*(D) Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut
Program: Explorer Weekend- November 14-16, 2015
Deadline: October 12, 2015
Undocumented students may apply.
Rural IVY League. 3.7+ GPA. High test scores.
Dartmouth Bound: Summer Program, July 26-39, 2015. Applications due April 13, 2015
Dartmouth Bound: STEM Exploration, SEPTEMBER 11-14, 2015 (Deadline, Not Yet Available for 2015)
Dartmouth Bound: Native American Community. Oct.11-14, 2015 (Deadline, Not Yet Available for 2015)
*(D) Davidson College
Program: Multicultural Visitation Day. November 1-3, 2015
Application Deadline: Friday, September 18, 2015
Small liberal arts college, test optional, 3.0+ grades.
Program: Discover Diversity at Dickinson, November 13-14, 2015
Application Deadline: October 2, 2015
Limited travel assistance available.
*(D) Emory University
Program: Emory’s Cultural Overnight Recruitment Experience (CORE) Fall Visit Program, October 15-17, 2015
Application Deadline: Friday, September 11, 5:00 p.m. ET.
*(D) Franklin and Marshall College
Suburban small liberal arts, great business. 3.0+ GPA; test optional.
Program: Collegiate Leadership Summit
*Fall Session 1: Sunday, September 27th to Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
Counselor Nomination Deadline: Fall Session 1 program is Monday, September 7th, 2015.
Students must be nominated to apply and participate: https://apply.fandm.edu/register/cls-summit
Requires: A minimum GPA of 3.3 in rigorous classes. Must be of a background underrepresented in higher education. Must have demonstrated leadership in his or her school or community
(*D) Grinnell College
Program: 2015 Diversity Preview Program, October 11-12, 2015.
Deadline for application: September 16, 2015
*(D) Hamilton College
Clinton, New York
Small liberal arts, upper state NY, 3.2+ GPA; middle test scores
Diversity Overnight Program: Diversity Overnight Program: September 20-22, 2015 and October 25-27, 2015
Application Deadlines: Priority Deadline is August 5, 2015
*(D) Harvey Mudd College
Small science and engineering, 3.5+ GPA, high test scores
Application Deadline: Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:59pm PDT
Program: Spring FAST Program (Juniors)
Program Date: March 30, 2105
(*D) Haverford College
Haverford, PA (Suburban Philadelphia
Small liberal arts, 3.6+ GPA, middle to high test scores
Multicultural Scholars Experience Program: October 25-27, 2015
Application Deadline: September 14, 2015
*(D) Johns Hopkins University
Program: H.O.M.E. (Hopkins Overnight Multicultural Experience), September 24-26, 2015
Application deadline: August 3, 2015 (Materials will accepted until August 17, 2015)
*(D) Kalamazoo College
Program: 2014 Multicultural Fly-In Program, November 6-7, 2015
*(D) Kenyon College
Small liberal arts; Midwest, suburban. 3.2+ GPA; medium test scores
Deadlines: Rolling. Apply now. You must also apply for separate Travel Grant.
*(D) Lehigh University
Small to medium campus, suburban, near Philadelphia, 3.3+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Diversity Achievers Program, October 25,-26, 2015
Application opens September 17, 2015
*(D) Lewis & Clark College
Program: L.E.A.D. program, November 9-11, 2015
Application Deadline: September 20, 2015
*(D) Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT (App Available Mid-June)
Program: WISE: Weekend Immersion in Science and Engineering: September 20-22, 2015 and again October 18-20, 2015
Application Deadlines: Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
Small Midwest college; 2.9+ GPA; medium test scores
Program: Bridges at Miami University, Session I: October 25-26, 2015; Session II: November 1-2, 2015; Session III: November 8-9, 2015; Session IV: November 15-16, 2015
Application Deadline: September 21, 2015
*(D) Middlebury College
Small liberal arts, rural. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Discover Middlebury, October 18-20, 2015
Application Deadline: Friday August 14, 2015.
*(D) Missouri University of Science and Technology
Public university, large, medium grades and scores
Program: ¡Sí Se Puede!: Date: October 29 – November 1, 2015
Deadline to Apply: October 3, 2015: Capacity 25
Hispanic & Latino students. Bus service from St. Louis.
*(D) Mt. Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts, All Women’s College
Small all women’s; consortium, 3.0+ GPA; test optional
Nomination Form For Counselors: Friday, May 22, 2015
TRAVEL AID OFFERED BUT MUST APPLY FOR IT SEPARATE FROM EVENT.
*(D) Oberlin College and Conservatory
Small liberal arts and conservatory. 3.3+ GPA; medium to high test scores
Program: Access Oberlin and Other Fly-In Programs
|Program Date||Application Deadline|
|November 8-10, 2015||Monday, October 20|
|November 12-14, 2015||Monday, October 27|
|December 3-5, 2015||Monday, November 10|
(*D) Occidental College
Program: Multicultural Visit Program: Fall MVP: October 18-20, 2015
Application Deadline: September 5, 2015
*(D) Pitzer College
Small liberal arts, progressive. 3.2+ GPA; test optional for GPA higher than 3.6 and top 5% of class
Application Deadline: September 18, 2015
* (D) Pomona College
Small elite liberal arts college, 3.8+ GPA, SAT 2100, ACT 31
Program: Fall Diversity Weekend, September 26-29, 2015 and October 10-13, 2015
Deadlines: August 14 and September 4, 2015 (respectively)
Application Opens June 1: https://admissions.pomona.edu/register/fall-weekend-application
*(D) Reed College
Program: Reed Overnight Multicultural Experience (ROME),November 5-7, 2015
Deadline: Saturday, September 19, 2015
- Eligibility requirements: Citizen or permanent resident, HS minority student, 2 short essays, SAT/ACT/PSAT scores, HS transcript.
- Supplemental info can be sent via:
*(D) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Program: STAR (Science, Technology, Arts @ Rensselaer):October 15-17, 2015
Application Deadline: September 25th.
Program is for under-represented students and minorities. Picks up from NYC. Limited other travel assistance available.
*(D) Scripps College
All women’s small, consortium, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Multicultural Outreach: Discover Scripps October 11-12, 2015 and Sunday, November 8 to Monday, November 9, 2015
Application Deadline to submit online application is September 14, 2015
*(D) Sewanee: The University of the South
Small liberal arts college, 3.3 GPA, moderate test scores
Program: Discover Sewanee Nov. 8-19, 2015
Application Deadline: October 2, 2015 (By invitation only)
*(D) Smith College
Small, all women’s, 3.3+ GPA, test optional
Applications are due September 16, 2015
*(D) Swarthmore College
Program: Discover Swarthmore 2015: September 17-19, 2015 and October 29-31, 2015
Applications Deadline: August 10, 2015 for students to apply (Nomination deadline for July 31, 2015 for counselors to nominate students)
Application for Students: https://apex.swarthmore.edu/prod/apex/f?p=194:2:14800845992688
*(D) Trinity College
Small liberal arts, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Preview Weekend: November 8-9, 2015
Application deadline: Application Due Monday, October 12, 2015
*(D) Tufts University
Program: Voices of Tufts:
OCTOBER 22-23, 2015
ARTS & SCIENCES EXPERIENCE
OCTOBER 29-30, 2015
Application Deadline: 5:00 PM EST on October 13, 2015 http://admissions.tufts.edu/voices
*(D) University of Chicago
Mid-sized private college, 3.7+ GPA, high test scores
Program: Discover UChicago; OCTOBER 8 – 10, 2015
Application Deadline: August 15, 2015
(D) University of Richmond
Small private college, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: MOVE (Multicultural Overnight Visitation Experience) Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015 (Also include Preview Day, November 9, 2015)
Deadline: To register, please call the Office of Admission at (800) 700-1662 or (804) 289-8640.
*(D) University of Rochester
Medium college, medium city, upper state NY, 3.3+ test scores, medium test scores
Program: Multicultural Visitation Program, November 14-16, 2015
Application: October 9, 2015
*(D) University of Vermont
Medium public, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
- October 3 for October 18
- October 17y for October 25
- October 17 for November 1
(D) Virginia Commonwealth University
Medium, public college. 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Primeros Pasos, November 21, 2015
Deadline: November 13, 2015
*(D) Union College
Small-medium private college, 3.0+. test optional
Program: Getting to Know Union, Program Dates: October 11-12 and November 8-9
|October 11-12 Program||November 8-9 Program|
|Students from the northeast||9/23||10/14|
|Students outside of the northeast||9/16||10/7|
*(D) Wesleyan College
Small liberal arts, east coast. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Open House Travel Program: October 11-12 and November 10-11, 2015
Deadlines: September 18 and October 21, respectively
*(D) Wellesley College
Discover Wellesley for FREE-October 18-19, 2015
Priority Deadline: June 30, 2015
Final Deadline: August 31, 2015
*(D) Williams College
Program: Windows on Williams (WOW)- September 24-26, 2015 and October 15-17, 2015
Application Deadlines: Application Is Available. SUBMIT ASAP
*(D) Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Mid-sized private technical 3.3+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Discover: The Diversity Experience Overnight. November 10-11, 2015
Application Deadline: October 23, 2015
New Haven, CT
Mid-sized Ivy League college, 4.0+ GPA, very high GPA, highly selective
Program: Multicultural Open House: October, 17, 2015