Program Overview

Discover animal science.

Dive into the fields of zoology, veterinary medicine, and marine biology through hands-on labs and dissection workshops, learning about the variety of careers available in the world of animal care.

It was amazing bonding and making new friends. I also improved my knowledge about animals immensely.

Priya, Nevada

Trips & Tours

Go beyond the classroom.

Explore iconic museums and visit historical landmarks during your time off-campus.

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American University Trips & Tours

Trips and tours may include:

  • National Zoo
  • Baltimore Aquarium
  • Capitol Hill
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Monument Tour

Leadership
is in our name.

Each NSLC program contains a leadership curriculum designed to teach skills that can apply to all areas of life. Workshops on goal setting, personality styles, communication and listening, and empathy set the foundation for a successful future no matter where it may lead.

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Life on a College Campus

Dates, Locations, & Tuition

NSLC provides an immersive educational experience that prepares students for high school and beyond. Middle school students will select a Residential or Commuter option for their program. All students will have access to breakfast, lunch, and dinner through campus dining services.

What does my tuition include?

American University

Washington, DC

$2,795 Residential

$2,395 Commuter

Summer 2024

Jul 8 - Jul 13

Jul 16 - Jul 21

Trips & Tours Sample Schedule

American University Trips & Tours

Trips and tours may include:

  • National Zoo
  • Baltimore Aquarium
  • Capitol Hill
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Monument Tour
Pay over time.

Flexible plans allow you to pay monthly – until 30 days before your program – at no additional fee.
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Protect your tuition.

Affordable trip insurance protects your investment in case of emergency.
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Apply for a scholarship.

NSLC awards more than $500,000 in scholarships each year.
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