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High School Summer College at Stanford: A Summer of Transformative Experiences

posted Feb 20, 2013, 9:44 AM by Larissa Little

Dear Friend of Stanford,

Stanford Summer Session is the fourth academic quarter at Stanford University. One of our programs, High School Summer College, is an academically selective program that provides mature, advanced high school students access to undergraduate coursework at Stanford. Summer College is an eight-week college experience that provides academic, social, and intellectual opportunities not found in a high school classroom.

Students who are a high school sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of application should be 16 or 17 years old on the first day of instruction. We will also review applications from high school sophomores and juniors who are already 18 years old and will remain that age through August 18, 2013.

Why High School Summer College?

  • Choose from more than 125 courses offered in more than 30 Stanford departments.
  • Earn Stanford college credit for courses taken and receive a Stanford transcript.
  • Attend speaking events with Stanford faculty, such as Nobel Laureate in Physics, Douglas Osheroff.
  • Study with other students from throughout the U.S. and abroad.
  • Experience college life and forge new friendships.

It’s simple for students to apply online at: