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New Program: SHAPE

Columbia Engineering introduces Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE), a selective summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors,  and seniors.

Our goal is to equip today’s young scholars with the necessary skills to become tomorrow’s engineering leaders.

SHAPE is for current high school students, who are expected to excel academically and to have demonstrated STEM interest. 

SHAPE will offer robotics and computer science courses, electives, labs, college preparation workshops, and field trips.

Please join our email list to be notified when the next application cycle opens. 

Frequently asked questions on application, courses, programs, and tuition.

E.N.G. Program: Engineering the Next Generation

E.N.G. is a summer research experience for highly motivated students from local partner schools.

 E.N.G. is a selective program that runs for six weeks over the summer and includes both lab work and supplemental programming to develop students’ academic and professional skills.

E.N.G. is open to current high school juniors attending Columbia Secondary School (CSS) , ELLIS Preparatory Academy, and the High School for Math Science and Engineering (HSMSE). Apply Now!

Get Involved

We collaborate with faculty who are developing research proposals, especially National Science Foundation applications

We support Columbia students who volunteer their time, passion, and content knowledge to inspire young STEM learners in the local neighborhood.

We connect local K-12 students and educators with the world-class STEM resources at Columbia Engineering.