Maximize Your Summer

July 6 – 26, 2024

The Summer Liberal Arts Institute (SLAI) is an immersive summer learning experience for current high school sophomores and juniors to explore liberal arts through rigorous and experiential curriculum.

Are you: academically motivated? a collaborative group worker? eager to get a taste of college dorm life?

You may have what it takes to be a Summer Carl! Explore our 2024 programs ➔


Carleton Faculty are top-ranked in Best Undergraduate Teaching

U.S. News & World Report

“[SLAI] really gave me the full college experience whether it was educational or socially.”

2023 SLAI Humanities Student


of participants report that after attending this program they feel prepared to succeed in college.