The RC is a leader in the nation for developing programs that serve highly capable young pre-college and college students.

Through specialized early entrance programs, the Robinson Center has been a leader in preparing highly capable young students for college success at the University of Washington for more than forty years. With expanding programs to meet the changing needs of young students, Summer Enrichment classes were developed more than a decade ago, followed shortly by Saturday classes, to diversify enrichment opportunities for students in Kindergarten through 10th grade. By providing challenging, accelerated learning opportunities in a vibrant, intellectual community, the Robinson Center is a site for research and discovery and maintains the UW's position as an internationally renowned center of gifted education.

Robinson Center for Young Scholars Programs

Early Entrance to the UWEarly Entrance to the UWThrough the Robinson Center for Young Scholars, students have two paths available to be admitted early to the University of Washington.
RC Outreach RC Outreach The Robinson Center's outreach team can help with information and questions about our programs.
Saturday ProgramSaturday ProgramThe Saturday Program is an enrichment program offered by the Robinson Center for Young Scholars for students currently in grades K-8.
Summer ChallengeSummer ChallengeSummer Challenge is an academically advanced summer program for children who will have completed the 5th or 6th grade.
Summer StretchSummer StretchSummer Stretch offers both accelerated courses and courses for enrichment that provide an in-depth, intensive learning experience.
Transition SchoolTransition SchoolThe Transition School (TS) is a one-year college preparatory program offered through the Robinson Center...
UW AcademyUW AcademyThe UW Academy is an early university admission opportunity for 10th grade students in Washington State.
RC OnlineRC OnlineRC Online is a new accelerated learning opportunity designed by the Transition School faculty...
Professional DevelopmentProfessional DevelopmentThe UW Robinson Center hosts a series of exciting, dynamic, and informative professional development workshops...

News & Events

Save the Date: Robinson Center Fall Information Sessions

The RC is a leader in the nation for developing programs that serve highly capable young pre-college and college students. Through early entrance programs we prepare younger students for college…

RC Student Presents to the UW Community on Accessibility in Tech

May 19, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). “The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.” Robinson Center…

Five Robinson Center Students Selected for Prestigious Husky 100 Award

The Robinson Center would like to celebrate the 5 students in our program that were selected for the 2022 Husky 100 Cohort. Wendi Zhou (UW Academy), Lillian Williamson (UW Academy),…

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