Galaxy Girls

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Galaxy Girls
Current 8th & 9th graders

Galaxy Girls is a 7-day residential program for current 8th and 9th-grade students. During the program, participants will live in University housing, tour the campus and become immersed in fundamental disciplines of Aerospace Engineering and space science at the nation’s oldest aerospace program. 

The University of Michigan started the first collegiate aeronautics program in the United States in 1914. But it doesn’t stop there. Both our undergraduate and graduate programs rank in the Top 5 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Galaxy Girls is open to all current 8th and 9th grade students, regardless of gender.

Participant Fee Program Dates

*Galaxy Girls is a partnership between the University of Michigan and the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP). You must create an account through the DAPCEP online portal system to register.