Pre-College

Experience life as a business student, while still in high school.

It’s never too early to start thinking about your future.

In fact, if you’re a hardworking sophomore or junior high school student who’s already putting serious thought into what you want to do in life after college, odds are, you’d make an ideal Kelley candidate.

If you are interested in studying business in college, consider participating in one of our highly selective week-long summer programs:

Young Women's Institute

The Young Women’s Institute is open to women who are finishing their junior year in high school.

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MEET Kelley

The MEET Kelley program is open to high school students from underrepresented groups who are finishing their junior year in high school.

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Up-Next

The Kelley Up-Next Business Academy is open to high school freshmen through seniors from underrepresented populations.

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Each program has its own application requirements, including a minimum GPA. Review the requirements carefully before submitting your application and supplemental materials. Each week is designed to give you a true taste of college life and a solid introduction to the field of business.

If you're selected for one of the programs, you will:

  • Attend workshops led by top-notch faculty
  • Prepare a business project
  • Meet with current students
  • Have experienced graduate students serve as your chaperones
  • Build strong social bonds through team-building activities and social events
  • Tour the beautiful IU campus