Pre-College Artificial Intelligence

Pre-College Artificial Intelligence* - Apply Now!

The Pre-College Artificial Intelligence program provides rising high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in computer science with the opportunity to utilize AI to address problems of probabilistic and numeric nature. Students will have the opportunity to work with Carnegie Mellon faculty, staff and researchers who have been leaders in Artificial Intelligence since the field was invented at Carnegie Mellon in the 1950s. Students will attend AI-based lectures, in-depth introductions to ongoing AI research projects and field trips to local companies who specialize and execute AI-related work.

 *A three-week program, from June 29 - July 19, 2019 



The curriculum will comprise a series of topical lectures and demonstrations, and time to work on hands-on AI research projects with societal implications. Students will work closely with Carnegie Mellon faculty and graduate students to apply machine learning techniques to real world problems and datasets. 

Students will also interact with residential counselors to receive mentoring and assistance with personal growth and development. Over the weekend, there will be field trips, as well as meaningful interactions with industry sponsors so students can learn about career opportunities.


At least 16 years of age

Rising high school junior or senior

Tuition Waivers & Fees

Because of Carnegie Mellon’s commitment to expanding and diversifying the national STEM pipeline, students admitted to Pre-College Artificial Intelligence will not be charged tuition, housing or dining fees.

A non-refundable deposit will be due upon admittance but it'll be transferred to your student account  after enrolling to assist with the purchasing of program supplies.

Students will be responsible for books, supplies, transportation and recreational expenses. We have a limited number of funds available for transportation or book costs. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


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