UM Summer Language Institute
Language and Culture Programs for High School Students
The University of Mississippi Summer Language Institute offers high school students opportunities to study critical languages while earning college credit.
The University of Mississippi Summer Language Institute offers high school students opportunities to study critical languages while earning college credit. The Institute emphasizes the linguistic and cultural competencies required for real-world applications, affording students an experience that is both academically intensive and personally rewarding. In addition to coursework, students participate in co-curricular explorations of career and educational pathways, preparing them to compete for scholarships and selective programs after high school graduation.
In both Arabic and Chinese Language programs, students earn 6 hours of college credit while living on the University of Mississippi campus.
What Students are Saying
Former participants have shared their feedback with us. Take a look!
“The tutor-counselors were excellent, always eager to answer whatever questions or concerns I may have had. They were also brilliant tutors and encouraged me as I learned the language.”
“I enjoyed having a teacher that didn't underestimate us. He would tell us anything we needed to know! I found it refreshing and engaging”
“I was floored by how friendly everyone was. My instructor was so patient and positive with everyone in our class and the cultural events were really entertaining. My thanks to the University for being so generous with scholarships, too.”