Diversity College Weekends: Free Fall Visits for Rising Seniors
If * the trip is free. If (D), trip is for first gen students. We give you estimated GPA and test scores for each college.
Small private university; part of consortium, 3.7+ GPA ; mid to high test scores
Program: Fall 2014 Diversity Open House weekends (DIVOH): September 20-22, October 18-20
Application is due Friday, August 11 at 4:30 p.m. EST.
New York, New York
Small private all women’s college. Big city. Connected to Columbia. 3.7+GPA; mid to high test scores
Program: Barnard Bound: Saturday, October 11 – Sunday, October 12, 2014 (BARNARD BOUND – for students admitted to the Barnard Bound program) AND Monday, October 13, 2014 (OPEN HOUSE – All Barnard Bound participants will be automatically registered to attend 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 13th, 2014
Small rural campus; liberal arts, 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores.
Program: Prologue to Bates: Prologue I runs October 12-14, 2014 and Prologue II runs November 9-11, 2014.
Application deadline for Prologue I: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Application deadline for Prologue II: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
St. Beloit, Wisconsin
Small suburban college; 3.0 and higher GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: Summer Days: June 27, July 11, July 25,and August 8. Admitted Student Open House in the Spring that offers fly-ins
Deadlines: Online registration will be available six weeks in advance of each event. Make sure to register. https://www.beloit.edu/prospective/visit/visitdayprograms/
Rural college, private, liberal arts. 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores.
Program: Explore Bowdoin; September 18-21, 2014 and October 23-26 2014
Application Deadline: August 25 and September 22, respectively.
- Application: https://bowdoincollege.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_enslPCDAIwVTYTr
*(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 7- 9, 2014
Application deadlines: Application opens August 1. Applications due September 15, 2014
Small suburban private college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle to high test scores.
Program: 2014 Taste of Carleton, October 30-November 1, 2014
For Out-of-State Applicants: September 10, 2014
For Minnesotan Applicants: September 30, 2014
*(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)
Deadlines: November 2014 deadline has passed.
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: Experience Colby–September 29-30, 2014 and October 26-28, 2014
Application Deadline: August 22 (for September program), September 19 (for October program)
*(D) Colgate University
Small liberal arts college. Upper state New York. 3.2+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2014 Multicultural Open house, November 9-10, 2014
Deadline: October 10, 2014
(*D) College of Charleston
Program: M.O.V.E., the Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience
Deadline: Spring 2015 dates not yet available.
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.
Deadline: Two weeks before weekend.
Applications will be released September 1, 2014
*(D) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Small private college; one class at a time. 3.0+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2014 Multicultural Open House, August 14-15, 2014, September 13-15, and November 1-3, 2014
September 13-15 is due August 15, 2014
November 1-3 is due October 10, 2014
*(D) Columbia University
Ivy League, top GPA and test scores, large urban campus
Program: Columbia Engineering Experience (CE2): October 12-14-2014
Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
*(D) Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut
Program: Explorer Weekend- November 8-10, 2014
Deadlines: October 15, 2014
Undocumented students may apply.
*(D) Cornell University
Medium private, Ivy League. 3.3+ GPA, middle to high test scores.
Program: College of Engineering Fall Diversity Weekend and College of Engineering Weekend for Women, September 18-20, 2014
Application deadline: Rolling through July, 2014.
Need to check later this summer for application deadlines for upcoming fall programs.
Dartmouth Bound: Summer Program, July 27-30, 2014. Applications were already due.
Dartmouth Bound: STEM Exploration, SEPTEMBER 27-30, 2014 (Deadline August 25)
Dartmouth Bound: Native American Community. Oct.12-14, 2014 (Deadline, September 3)
If you have further questions, please call us at 1-800-860-1294 and press 6 to speak with a member of our staff, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time or via email.
*(D) Davidson College
Program: Multicultural Visitation Day. Saturday, Oct. 18-Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Application Required: Priority deadline for application submission is Tuesday, Sept. 2. The final deadline is Monday, Sept. 15. (Pays for student and teacher/counselor)
Other Programs: Discover Davidson I on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 and Discover Davidson II on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The two programs are almost identical and are offered separately to best accommodate students during a busy fall term.
Small liberal arts college, test optional, 3.0+ grades.
Program: Discover Diversity at Dickinson, November 7-8, 2014
Application Deadline: October 1, 2014
Limited travel assistance available.
*(D) Franklin and Marshall College
Suburban small liberal arts, great business. 3.0+ GPA; test optional.
Deadlines: The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 1 program is Friday, September 5, 2014.
The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 2 program is Friday, October 3, 2014
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: 2014 Diversity Preview Program, September 28 – 29, 2014
Deadline for application: September 1, 2014
*(D) Hamilton College
Clinton, New York
Small liberal arts, upper state NY, 3.2+ GPA; middle test scores
Application Deadlines: Priority Deadline is August 4, 2014
*(D) Harvey Mudd College
Small science and engineering, 3.5+ GPA, high test scores
Application Deadline: Friday, August 22nd
(*D) Haverford College
Small liberal arts, 3.6+ GPA, middle to high test scores
Multicultural Scholars Experience Program: October 26-28, 2014
Application Deadline: October 10, 2014
*(D) College of Holy Cross
Small Catholic college; 2.7+ GPA, low to middle test scoers
Application Deadline: More information and application forms will be available in September.
Small private suburban; 3.0+ GPA and low to middle test scores
Application Deadlines: Please register for this event no later than one week prior to the event
*(D) Johns Hopkins University
Medium, urban campus. 3.3+GPA and middle to high test scores
Program: H.O.M.E. (Hopkins Overnight Multicultural Experience), September 25-27, 2014
Application deadline: September 5, 2014
*(D) Kalamazoo College
Small liberal arts. 2.7+ GPA, low to middle test scores
Program: 2014 Multicultural Fly-In Program, November 7-8, 2014
ApplicationDeadline: October 10, 2014
*(D) Kenyon College
Small liberal arts; Midwest, suburban. 3.2+ GPA; medium test scores
(*D) Lehigh University
Small to medium campus, suburban, near Philadelphia, 3.3+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Diversity Achievers Program, October 26,-27, 2014
Application and all Materials Deadline: Late August, 2014. Application due Application materials are due by noon EST on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
*(D) Lewis & Clark College
Program: L.E.A.D. program, November 9-11, 2014
Application Deadline: October 3, 2014
Small Midwest college; 2.9+ GPA; medium test scores
Program: Bridges at Miami University, Session I: October 26-27, 2014; Session II: November 2-3, 2014; Session III: November 9-10, 2014; Session IV: November 16-27, 2014
Application Deadline: September 29, 2014
*(D) Middlebury College
Small liberal arts, rural. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Discover Middlebury, October 19-21, 2014
Application Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014
*(D) Missouri University of Science and Technology
Public university, large, medium grades and scores
Program: ¡Sí Se Puede!: Date: October 30 – November 2, 2014
Deadline to Apply: October 3, 2014
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
Application Deadline-October 27, 2014
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
|Program Date||Application Deadline|
|November 13-15, 2014||Monday, October 20|
|November 20-22, 2014||Monday, October 27|
|December 4-6, 2014||Monday, November 10|
(*D) Occidental College
Program: Multicultural Visit Program: Fall MVP: October 19-21, 2014
Application Deadline: September 8, 2014
*(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: Monday, September 29, 2014
*(D) Pomona College
Small elite liberal arts college, 3.8+ GPA, SAT 2100, ACT 31
Program: Fall Diversity Weekend, October 11-14, 2014 and November 8-11. 2014
Deadlines: September 3, 2014 and September 29, 2014 (respectively)
*(D) Reed College
Small intense college. Medium city, 3.5+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Deadline: September 25, 2014
- 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 16-18, 2014
Application Deadline: September 27th.
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 13-14, 2014
Application Deadline to submit online application is September 5, 2014
Application available in mid-June
*(D) Sewanee: The University of the South
Small liberal arts college, 3.3 GPA, moderate test scores
Program: Discover Sewanee Nov. 16-17, 2014
Application Deadline: October 5, 2014
*(D) Smith College
Small, all women’s, 3.3+ GPA, test optional
Applications are due September 17, 2014.
*(D) Swarthmore College
Program: Discover Swarthmore! 2014: September 18-20, 2014
Applications Deadline: August 22, 2014.
College Station, TX
Large Public, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY: MEDALS 22nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE , TBD, Maximizing Educational Development through Academic and Leadership Skills
Application Deadline: TBA
*(D) Trinity College
Small liberal arts, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Preview Weekend: November 9-10, 2014
Application deadline: App will be posted in September
*(D) Tufts University
Medium, private college, 5 minutes from Boston. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Voices of Tufts: The Diversity Experience: October 23-24, 2014
5:00 PM EST on October 14, 2014 to be considered. Priority for travel assistance will be given to applications completed by October 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST.
Small private college, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: MOVE (Multicultural Overnight Visitation Experience) Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014 (Also include Preview Day, November 10, 2014)
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 9-10, 2014
Application Deadline: All application materials must be received by Friday, October 3.
*(D) University of Vermont
Medium public, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
- October 3 for October 19
- October 10 for October 26
- October 17 for November 2
(D) Virginia Commonwealth University
Medium, public college. 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Primeros Pasos, September 27, 2014
Deadline: September 19, 2014
*(D) Wake Forest
Mid-size private college, test optional, 3.3+GPA
Diversity Overnight Program: October 12-13, 2014 and November 9-10, 2014
Deadlines: October 3 and November 3, respectively
Small liberal arts, east coast. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Columbus Day Open House October 12-13, 2014 (Forms due September 26th)
Veterans Day Open House November 10-11, 2014 (Forms due October 24th)
*(D) WELLESLEY COLLEGE
Discover Wellesley for FREE-October 19-20, 2014
Application is due Monday, June 30, 2014
*(D) Whitman College
Small liberal arts college, 3.6-3.8 average GPA, SAT average 610-730 CR, 600-690 M, 600-700 Writing; Middle 50% ACT score: 27-32
Program: The Visit Scholarship Program, November 9-11, 2014
Application Deadline: September 30, 2014
*(D) Williams College
Program: Windows on Williams (WOW)- September 25-27, 2014 and October 16-18, 2014
Priority Deadline #1: Monday, June 16th, 2014, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Priority Deadline #2: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Priority Deadline #3: Friday, August 15th, 2014, 11:59 p.m. EST.