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Pre-College Program in American History

Start Your Future by Studying the Past...

The National Institute of American History & Democracy (NIAHD) is proud to host the Pre-College Program in American History at William & Mary for rising high school juniors, seniors, and rising college freshmen. 

A background in American history is not required, however, an open mind, independent thinking, creativity, and a spirit of adventure are essential.

Prospective students, parents, or interested teachers who want the inside scoop on our Pre-College Program in American History? Sign up here for our next Open House, Wednesday, February 1 at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST, to talk to the docs--Dr. Richter & Dr. Schroeder--about how our program works:

We'll send on the link to the email you provide. You can also use the form to ask us any questions you have!
Click Here to Apply to the Summer 2023 Pre-College Program!
At Fort Monroe in Hampton, VA, Pre-College students in the History 218 seminar discuss topics regarding events that led up to the Civil War.