Our Programs

Northeast Tour AJune 24th-June 30th

Explore a range of well-known American college and universities on this informative tour of New England and the mid-Atlantic region. Beginning in Boston and ending a week later in Washington, DC, Students will visit two colleges each day. Along the way, they will receive advice directly from admission officers, current college students, and TS College Tours counselors. Tour A provides participants the opportunity to visit prestigious, highly selective colleges as well as a range of many other renowned schools. In addition, the tour offers sightseeing stops at Times Square in New York and the National Mall and Smithsonian in DC. This is our most popular tour, with something for everyone!
Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights

Colleges/Universities offered on Tour A:

Harvard University, Northeastern University, Tufts University, Boston University, Boston College, Babson College, Brown University, Yale University, Columbia University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University. George Washington University.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $2465 USD
Includes all transportation (excluding flight to/from Boston/Washington DC), breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars.

Northeast Tour BJuly 15th-July 21st

For those who prefer a greater balance between college touring and sightseeing in of two of America’s most vibrant cities, Tour B is the perfect fit! This tour offers the chance to explore some of America’s most prestigious colleges and universities in New England and the mid-Atlantic region. And in addition to college visits, this slightly longer itinerary allows students more time to experience some of the delights of New York City and Washington, DC. Of course, as with all our tours, participants on Tour B will receive advice directly from admissions officers, current college students, and TS College Tours counselors. This tour has been popular in the past and is expected to be booked quickly!
Duration: 8 days/7 nights

Colleges/Universities offered on Tour B:

Harvard University, MIT, Tufts University, Boston University, Brown University, Yale University, Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $2565 USD
Includes all transportation (excluding flight to/from Boston/Washington, DC), breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars

California Tour A June 20th- June 28th

If you think California might be in your future, then this is the tour for you! Starting in San Francisco and finishing in Los Angeles, this tour includes a range of the most popular university destinations selected every year by thousands of successful international school students. Participants will see a wide range of colleges so that by the end of the program, they will have experienced colleges of different sizes, selectivity, and “feel”. Along the way, students will receive advice directly from admissions officers, current college students and TS College Tours counselors. As a well deserved break from mapping out their futures, participants will enjoy a day of fun and excitement at Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park before visiting the final colleges on the itinerary. This popular tour combines discovery, fun, and essential information about preparing college applications.
Duration: 9 days/8 nights

Colleges/Universities offered on the California Tour:

UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Santa Clara University, UC Santa Barbara, Loyola Marymount University, UCLA, Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Chapman University, UC San Diego, University of San Diego, UC San Diego, University of Southern California.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $2795 USD
Includes all land travel from San Francisco to LA, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner each day), all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars, and entrance fee to Knott’s Berry Farm Amusement Park.

California Tour B July 14th-20th

This 7-day program begins in Los Angeles following the end of the Summer Discovery’s Pre-College Program being held at UCLA. We travel south to visit colleges and universities in San Diego and Anaheim areas before making our way north to visit UCSB and then on to northern California. Along the way, students will receive advice directly from admissions officers, current college students and TS College Tours counselors. As a well-deserved break, participants will enjoy a day of fun and excitement at Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park. This program is open to both Summer Discovery participants and other students who are not registered for the UCLA program but want to explore colleges and universities in California. For Summer Discovery participants, we will pick you at UCLA the morning their program ends. For others, we can pick up up either at UCLA or at LAX airport the morning of July 14th. If you are ‘California Dreamin’, then this is the tour for you!

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $2395 USD
Includes all land travel from San Francisco to LA, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner each day), all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars, and entrance fee to Knott’s Berry Farm Amusement Park.

Canada University TourJuly 15th-July 20th

Thinking about Canada? Universities in Canada offer top quality and are more affordable than many US colleges Come explore some of the premier universities in Canada as we explore the Montreal-Toronto corridor. After spending a couple of days in beautiful Montreal, we will work our way west to Toronto, stopping in Canada's capital, Ottawa, along the way. In Toronto area, we will visit some of the most popular university destinations for international school students.
Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Universities we will visit:

McGill University, Concordia University, University of Ottawa, Carlton University, University of Toronto, York University, Queens University, University of Western Ontario, University of Waterloo University.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $1795 USD
Includes all domestic transportation (including flight from New York to Los Angles, all meals (3 meals per day), all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars.

Midwest College TourJuly 15th-July 20th

The Great Midwest College Tour promises to be an exciting journey visiting some selective and highly selective colleges in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan. As many of the colleges on this tour have strong programs in math, the sciences, and engineering, it is ideal for students considering careers in these fields. The tour will begin in Chicago and end in Detroit. An afternoon visiting some of the historic sites in Chicago is included.
Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Colleges/Universities offered on Midwest Tour:

University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Indiana University, Purdue University, University of Notre Dame, University of Michigan.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $1845 USD
Includes all land travel from Chicago to Detroit, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner each day), all accommodations, all tour fees and seminars, and entrance fee to activities and sightseeing attractions.

UK University TourJune 25th-July 2nd

The UK University Tour provides an opportunity for students to visit some of the premier institutions in the UK. We begin our tour in London, exploring some of its best universities, touring the city itself, and taking in a play in the West End. We then leave for Oxford and Cambridge, and then travel further north to see some of the most popular universities in the midlands and the north. The tour ends in Edinburgh with a tour of the University, a seminar on higher education in Scotland, and a tour of the historic fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
Duration: 7 days/7 nights

Universities offered on the UK University Tour:

University College London, London School of Economics, King’s College London, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of Warwick, University of Birmingham, University of Manchester, University of Leeds, University of York, Durham University, University of Newcastle, University of Edinburgh.

We are now accepting applications.

Cost: $2695 USD
Includes all domestic transportation, all meals (3 meals per day), all accommodations, tickets for West End play, entrance fees for tourist attractions, all tour fees and seminars.

Custom Tours

In addition to the pre-scheduled tours, TS College Tours offers customized college tours for schools, groups, or individual families.

What We Do

  • Plan all logistics including arranging flights, hotels, transportation, meals, campus visit and meetings with admissions representatives.
  • Arrange for campus tours
  • Schedule informational meetings with admissions officers, and interviews at universities that conduct interviews.
  • Book and plan additional requested activities (museums, amusement parks, plays or musicals, local events)
  • Provide students with a pre-departure planning booklet, summaries of colleges to be visited, and a checklist to use to evaluate each college during the tour
  • Provide promotional materials to advertise the tour to students.

Benefits to you/your school:

  • Counselors, teachers, or parents will not have to spend days planning and arranging logistics.
  • One chaperone travels free with every 10 students.
  • Students, counselors and parents get a complete overview of the college admissions process and its’ components.
  • Students return to school more focused and with a very accurate view of the colleges they are considering.
  • Rising seniors on the tour will start their essays on the tour, guided by experience counselors, making their time at school more efficient and productive.