Center for PreCollege Programs


Dual Enrollment Program

The Dual Enrollment Program provides high school students with the opportunity to take college courses for credit while still in high school. The program is open to juniors and seniors from Newark Public Schools, charter schools, and parochial schools. Students take courses on campus with undergraduate students and have access to on-campus supports such as mentoring and tutoring.  

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Rutgers Future Scholars

The Rutgers Future Scholars program serves students residing in Newark. The program provides students in grades 8th-12th academic growth, social development, personal enrichment and exposure to academic and career paths. 

 If interested in this program, please complete this survey.

PreCollege Academy

PreCollege Academy provides remote & in-person STEM academic enrichment, leadership, and college & career readiness programming for students in grades 6 -12. 

If interested, please complete this  survey

TRiO Talent Search  

The TRIO programs serve the areas of East Orange and Newark, and Orange.  Talent Search Programs provide 6th-12th graders in Orange, East Orange, and Newark early preparation for post-secondary education. 

Interest Survey for Talent Search Program

TRiO Upward Bound  

The Upward Bound program is a 4-year college preparatory program that serves 9th-12th graders from the East Orange School district.

 Interest Survey for Upward Bound Program