Pre-College Programs


IU sponsors a variety of programs offering college-preparatory experiences for students from first grade through high school. The list below includes a number of them that focus on science and others that include science as an option of study. Some of these programs offer college credit.

Indiana Junior Academy of Science
A program sponsored by the Indiana Academy of Science designed to encourage high school students to pursue an interest in science study and careers. Indiana high schools register to participate in the program, and science teachers accompany their students to the competition.

Pathfinders
The goal of this summer camp program is to provide middle school students with motivation and preparation for college success. The campers attend classes or workshops in numerous departments or schools across the IU campus.

Science Olympiad
Indiana University Bloomington is proud to be a part of Indiana Science Olympiad, an exciting, hands-on science competition for middle and high school students with more than 30 events covering all the science disciplines plus math; Olympiad summer camps are also available at IU Bloomington.