Pre-College Academy

Balfour Pre-College Academy

Get ready for a transformative and life-changing experience

As a rising high school senior participating in our pre-college academy, you'll spend one week living and learning at Indiana University Bloomington. You'll participate in informational sessions and activities to develop your ability to make informed and personalized decisions regarding your collegiate and career paths. You'll attend classes and workshops daily, exploring cultural identity and career development in depth with IU faculty and staff. Outside of class you participate in reflection exercises and attend social events.

The Balfour Pre-College Academy is for students who are:

  • High School Juniors
  • African American, Latinx, and/or Native American
  • Enrolled in a college preparatory curriculum (Core 40 Diploma or Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma in Indiana)
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher

The Academy is one component of the BSP, and students who attend are encouraged to consider Indiana University in their college choice process. BSP Scholars who choose to enroll at IU will receive a comprehensive continuum of support throughout their college education.