For more than 25 years, outstanding high school students have come to the NSLC to explore a future career, develop leadership skills and experience college life.
One Life-changing Experience.
Explore your future first-hand with interactive, fast-paced simulations based on exciting real-life career scenarios.
Life on a College Campus
Experience college life and make new friends while living and learning on a college campus.
Develop the knowledge, confidence, and practical leadership skills required to achieve your educational and career goals.
Exclusive Guest Speakers
Prepare for college as you learn valuable insider tips on how to succeed from successful professionals within your field.
Discover the world behind-the-scenes of your dream career as you gain insight into your future on exclusive VIP tours.
Steps to Enroll
If you received an invitation from the NSLC, just complete the application and you're done.
If you did not receive an invitation, you will need to submit a Recommendation Form after completing the application.
That's it! We accept students on a rolling basis so you should hear back from us within two weeks.
Please remember: Space is limited, so we recommend enrolling online as soon as possible.
Benefits of the NSLC
How our programs help high school students succeed.
- Explore a potential career
- Receive a letter of recommendation
- Prepare for college and beyond
- Join an international alumni network
- Learn practical leadership skills
- Experience life on a college campus
NSLC by the Numbers
12 College Campuses
Select from some of the nation's most prestigious universities.
9:1 Student-Staff Ratio
Students work closely with their program staff and professors in an interactive learning environment.
were represented at the NSLC last summer.
Percentage of NSLC staff members who attended an NSLC program when they were in high school.
Over $500,000 in Scholarships
Awarded annually to NSLC alumni and students attending the NSLC.
The inaugural year of our career-focused leadership programs for high school students.
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