JUMP START A Summer Program for Incoming Freshmen
What is JumpStart?
The Summer JumpStart program at the Miami Dade College-Eduardo J. Padrón Campus is a unique program designed to help incoming freshman transition to college by providing a strong academic foundation, individualized advisement, and a supportive learning environment. The program consists of recreational activities and two classes: Student Life Skills and Fundamentals of Speech Communication. JumpStart provides free tuition, fees, and textbooks for Florida residents, but enrollment is limited!
- Students earn 6 college credits
- Free tuition for Florida residents
- Includes textbooks
To be eligible for the JumpStart Program, you must:
- Complete the following admissions requirements:
- Complete the JumpStart Application.
- Pay the $30.00 MDC Admission Application fee (at the Bursar's office or online)
- Take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) in the Testing Department (at any campus). If you took the SAT or ACT, have scores sent electronically to MDC.
- Complete the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Federal Financial Aid Application