The 2023 Summer Collegiate Immersion Program in America

In the Elmhurst University Collegiate Immersion Program, international students students can and earn college credit from a highly ranked, selective university!

Collegiate Immersion Program
July 1–July 22, 2023


Students participating in Elmhurst College's Collegiate Summer Immersion Program pose in a group photo in front of Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago.

What to Expect in the Program

The program offers a rich, intensive academic and cultural experience similar to what collegiate life is like in the U.S.—and more.

Students also will be immersed in the excitement of a busy Chicago summer, with weekday and weekend activities starting with Fourth of July festivities, then ranging from high-end shopping to an athletic event, along with world-class sightseeing and world-renowned dining.

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Summer Collegiate Immersion Program Course and Workshops

Students take one class and participate in college success workshops.

Designed to provide a basic understanding of the various facets of international business. Starting with basic trade theories, it covers the mechanics of the foreign exchange market, international finance and accounting, marketing, cultural differences, and management strategy under the international environment, organizational structure and practices of the multinational company, and international institutional arrangements.

Preparing and Transitioning for College Success workshops show international students how to succeed at an American university. In the workshops, students will explore topics related to the admission process and academic programs. They will also receive career development tips and more.

Registration, Payment and Scholarship Information

Payment information will be made available during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Registration is now open. Apply today to begin the registration process.

Program Scholarships

Scholarships of up to $1,000 are available and awarded at the time of application. Bulk registration rates are also available for high schools that register a cohort of five (5) or more students. Please contact Kara Johnson at

All students who complete the program are awarded a $2,000 renewable scholarship toward enrollment at Elmhurst University.

International Admission

Koplin Memorial Hall

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