High School Summer Programs

Turn your summer vacation into an odyssey.

The University of Dallas is all about big ideas and making a big difference in the world.

Our summer programs for high school students let you get in on the action early. Some programs even offer college credit. Travel through Italy studying Shakespeare, Latin or Catholic tradition. Hone your artistic talents. Explore great works of literature and philosophy. No matter which program you choose, we’ll help you prepare for college while learning, having fun and making new friends.

"This is a fantastic program! We toured the Italian countryside, visited the Capitoline & Aventine Hills of Rome, climbed Vesuvius, and visited more beautiful churches than I've ever seen in my life."
"It was an amazing life changing experience and a good balance between traveling, academics, and free time."

2020 Study Abroad Programs

Gelato In Rome

Shakespeare in Italy - July 7-29

Study his most compelling works in his most enchanting Italian settings.

Small Class

Latin in Rome - July 7-29

Deepen your understanding of Latin and the Romans who spoke it.

Rome Catholic Church

Rome and the Catholic Church - July 7-29

Explore truth, goodness and beauty in the very heart of Catholicism.

2020 Texas Programs

Art Village

Arete: An Introduction to the Classics - June 7-20

Encounter the most important ideas from the greatest thinkers in history.

Summer Music Academy

Summer Music Academy - June 8-12

Expand your abilities and develop your potential in strings, piano or voice.

Summer Art Academy

Summer Art Academy - June 8-12

Immerse yourself in the language and techniques of ceramics, printmaking and drawing.

Summer Math Academy

Summer Math Academy - June 7-20

Experience advanced mathematical topics such as combinatorics, number theory and algebra.


Fall 2019 Southern Italy Trip

Fall 2019 Southern Italy Trip

The month of September had the Fall Rome class visiting numerous sites in Rome such as the Capitoline Museums, the Roman Forum and Colosseum as well as touring Southern Italy on their first class overnight trip.

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Fall 2019 Rome Arrival

Fall 2019 Rome Arrival

The Fall 2019 Rome class arrived in Italy on Saturday, August 17 to begin four months of traveling, studying, and reveling in all that Europe, Italy and Rome has to offer. They wasted no time jumping right in with site tours, mass at St. Peter's and loads of traditional Italian cenas.

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Latin in Rome Last Week

Latin in Rome Last Week

The Latin in Rome group spent their last week in Rome soaking up as much as they could, visiting several celebrated museums and sites throughout the city.

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