Three of five CSU students participate in Summer Session during their time at CSU.
Students who participate in CSU’s Summer Session:
- Graduate at higher rates;
- Are more likely to earn higher summer term grade point averages;
- Take 7.4 credits on average over summer; and
- Aim to accelerate their academic progress, advance in their profession, or gain hands-on experience.
Summer offers a unique opportunity to focus on one or few courses at a time, making it a great time to complete a challenging course, participate in experiential learning, or fulfill a prerequisite. By participating in Summer Session, students have the opportunity to graduate and earn earlier, and potentially reduce educational expenses.
Students should be prepared for the condensed terms within summer and make a plan for devoting adequate time to their studies. Discover the educational, financial, and time-saving benefits of Summer Session, along with the advantages of summer’s shorter terms and accelerated courses.