HMI Summer Term – Apply Now

When are applications due and who is eligible?

The online application for the 2018 HMI Summer Term will go live in late summer/early fall 2017.

The Summer Term is open to applicants currently in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade.

How do I apply for the HMI Summer Term?

A complete application will include the following:

  1. A complete online application, including responses to two of the three essay questions listed below
  2. An official copy of your high school transcript, including your most up-to-date grades
  3. Two teacher recommendation forms, with at least one coming from a current academic teacher
  4. If applying for financial aid, please submit a complete financial aid application by February 15. If accepted, financial aid awards will be conveyed by early March.
Once all components of your application have been received, you will receive a confirmation email from the HMI Admissions Office.

There is no application fee for the Summer Term. Wondering how to submit your transcript and teacher recommendations? Please click here.

Application essay questions (select two of the three):

1. Please describe a significant event, person, or experience in your life and explain how this force has shaped the person that you are today.

  • One-two paragraphs (maximum 2,500 characters, including spaces) is an appropriate length.
2. We believe every student brings a unique perspective that strengthens our community. What makes your perspective different from that of your peers?
  • One-two paragraphs (maximum 2,500 characters, including spaces) is an appropriate length.

3. Which single extracurricular are you most passionate about and why? This is not necessarily the extracurricular to which you commit the most time. Possible answers include a sport, club, volunteer work, summer camp, etc.

  • One paragraph (maximum 1,500 characters, including spaces) is an appropriate length.

When will I hear if I am accepted?

Regular-decision applicants (applied by February 15) hear word in late February. Students who apply for rolling admission after February 15 will receive notice within a week of applying. Note that all students applying for financial aid will be evaluated after the February 15 deadline, including those that applied Early Action.

Admissions decisions are conveyed by email to the applicant and their families. Enrollment agreements are due back to HMI by February 8 for Early Action applicants and March 20 for regular-decision applicants.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HMI Admissions Office at or 719-486-8200 x1.