WELCOME TO VAUGHN’S SUMMER 2024 PROGRAMS

Explore Futureproof Career Possibilities in STEM

For summer memories that will last a lifetime, high school students may enroll in one of these free STEM-focused programs that pave the way to exciting, in-demand, futureproof careers. Earn college credit while you learn about engineering, gain valuable industry know-how and HAVE FUN with peers. Choose a program that interests you, ranging from computer engineering, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and more.

Upward Bound July 15 - August 15
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Summer Engineering Experience Program (SEE-STEM) July 16 - August 16
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Computer Engineering Summer Academy Program July 8 - August 2
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Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) July 15 - August 9
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Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) Summer Academy July 15 - August 15
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Upward Bound

First-generation and underrepresented students can benefit from this federally funded program Vaughn offers. It is packed with instruction, tutoring and counseling in a variety of subjects including mathematics, science and literacy, as well as college entrance preparation. Only available to students from specific high schools - see eligibility section for details.

Summer Engineering Experience Program (SEE-STEM)

Each accepted applicant will learn how to be a Vaughn College student from both an academic and social perspective, as well as have the chance to enroll in IBM courses that lead to earning AI and cybersecurity certificates.

Computer Engineering Summer Academy Program

In this program, students will have the opportunity to learn basic and intermediate skills and concepts behind computer engineering, including blockchain technology, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

Thanks to the New York State Department of Education, Vaughn College is able to provide academic opportunities and support to students from under-resourced communities.

Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) Summer Academy

Opportunities to attend college and participate in math, science, technology and health-related fields are available to students from under-resourced communities through the STEP Academy.

TryEngineering Summer Institute

Vaughn is proud to host the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) TryEngineering Summer Institute again this summer. This STEM-focused camp gives high school students access to the College’s state-of-the-art flight simulator complex and engineering labs, and discover what a career in engineering is really like through field trips and hands-on experiences. FULL PROGRAM INFO HERE
92%
of Vaughn grads—78% in their field—are employed or continue their education within one year.*
RANKED #1 IN UPWARD
MOBILITY
NATIONWIDE
Top 4%
RANKED IN TOP 4%
OF COLLEGES WITH HIGHEST ROI FOR STUDENTS FROM UNDER-RESOURCED COMMUNITIES**
TOP COLLEGE FOR
SOCIAL MOBILITY
Not employed within one year? Vaughn will Reimburse a year's worth of federal Direct student loan payments. ††
Student-Faculty Ratio is 14-1 STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 14 STUDENTS
1 FACULTY