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Site Locations

Below is a listing of site locations for summer 2018. You can also view a list of course offerings at each site.

Baltimore, Maryland – Johns Hopkins University

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University is the first U.S. university dedicated to teaching and research. The 140-acre Homewood campus in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore has air-conditioned residence halls and classrooms; state-of-the art science facilities; the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, the university’s research library; and the Brody Learning Commons, a 24/7 space built to foster collaborative learning. Approximately 380 students and 95 staff are expected to attend each session.

Note: Students wishing to attend both session of the CTY Program at the Johns Hopkins University location may only do so if they take writing or humanities course for one of those sessions.  Students may not take math or science courses at this location for both sessions.

Note: This is a nut-allergy sensitive site.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Baltimore’s Penn Station. You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania – Dickinson College

Dickinson College is a nationally recognized, private liberal-arts institution in Carslile, Pa., just outside the state capital of Harrisburg, that is known for its innovative curriculum, global mindset, and commitment to sustainability. The 144-acre campus features a mix of renovated 19th-century limestone buildings, and is within walking distance to a vibrant downtown. All academic and residential rooms are air conditioned. Approximately 340 students and 85 staff are expected to attend each session.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) and the Harrisburg train station. You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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HONG KONG, S.A.R. – The University of Hong Kong

Session 1 only: July 8 - 27

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is the oldest institution of higher education in Hong Kong. Today, it is an internationally recognized, research-led, comprehensive university and the only university in Hong Kong that officially uses English as its medium of instruction. The campus and its modern educational facilities are located on Hong Kong Island and a comprehensive public transportation network makes the university easily accessible from surrounding areas.

Classes and activities for commuting students will meet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and residential students will also participate in weekend activities.

Note: All logistical information in this catalog pertains to CTY domestic sites only. Visit CTY Hong Kong for more information. 

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College is a small, private liberal arts institution in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a town rich culture and history. The school was founded in 1787 and boasts a 182-acre campus offering air-conditioned residence halls and classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories, athletic facilities, and library resources. Approximately 595 students and 150 staff are expected to attend each session.

Note: This is a nut-allergy sensitive site.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT), Lancaster Airport (LNS), and the Lancaster train station. You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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Los Angeles, California – Loyola Marymount University

Situated on 142 acres near Marina del Rey in a quiet residential area just 10 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport, Loyola Marymount campus was named one of The Princeton Review’s Top 20 Most Beautiful College Campuses. The school offers excellent academic and recreational facilities, and while the residence halls are not air conditioned, the school’s location on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, results in a comfortable coastal climate with cool evenings and nights. Classroom buildings are air conditioned. Approximately 370 students and 90 staff are expected to attend each session.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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Saratoga Springs, New York – Skidmore College

Skidmore College is located on a 1,000-plus acre, wooded campus in Saratoga Springs, a vibrant small city in upper New York State. The campus offers first-rate classrooms, laboratories, and dining services in a setting of natural beauty. Many student rooms are not air conditioned; however, each of these rooms is equipped with a fan. Approximately 220 students and 55 staff are expected to attend each session

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Albany International Airport (ALB) and the Saratoga Springs train and bus stations. You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

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Seattle, Washington – Seattle University

Session 1: July 1 - July 20
Session 2: July 22 - August 10

Seattle University sits at the heart of the Northwest’s largest and most dynamic city. Founded in 1891, the university has consistently ranked among the top 10 in the West by U.S. News & World Report. Its elegantly landscaped 50-acre campus has been designated a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary. It offers excellent academic facilities and recreational spaces, and a food service that specializes in serving fresh, seasonal, and regional products. Residence halls are clean and comfortable, and each room includes a sink and vanity. Approximately 220 students and 55 staff are expected to attend each session.

Transportation: A student shuttle service is available only from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Seattle’s King Street Station (for students traveling by train). You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification. 

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