College Tour


2018 College Tour – July 9th – July 17th 

Annually a select group of high school students from metro Detroit attend the college tour sponsored by Franklin-Wright Settlements. Many receive onsite admissions, and 100% of the students who have taken the tour attend college or vocational school. To reserve your seat for the 2017 College Tour (New Jersey, New York and New York, New York with a few surprises along the way!), please complete the college tour application and pay the $50 deposit. You may email your college tour applications to or mail (or bring it to) it to Franklin Wright Settlements,  3360 Charlevoix, Detroit, MI 48207.  Your seat will be reserved when we receive your application and deposit.

2018 College Tour Application

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College Tour Payment

RECAP 2017 College Tour Excursion Another successful college tour, 55 chaperones and youth, ages 15-19, from Southeastern Michigan made the journey to New York and New Jersey to visit local colleges. For many, it was a once in a lifetime experience. Once young lady, said, “The college tour taught me how to be a serious college student.” This year, our youth visited, New School, Columbia University, Fordham University, New York University, Manhattan College, Berkeley College, Rutgers University and the Fashion Institute of Technology. The students spoke to professors, students, financial aid advisors and .admission personnel to find out what each school was like.