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Find Yourself at Stanford this Summer!

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Find Yourself at Stanford this Summer!

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies selects the finest students from around the world to come to Stanford for an amazing summer experience.

Our programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in high school. Students engage in small classes with instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching. Past students have frequently described their experience on the Stanford campus as life-changing.

Explore our offerings:

Sports Business Academy
Our newest program gives high school students an overview of careers in the sports and entertainment industries, with a focus on management, law, negotiation, marketing, and leadership.

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Outreach Summer Program
Current 9th grade girls learn about Artificial Intelligence through a combination of lectures, hands-on research projects, field trips, and mentoring activities during this two-week residential program.

Summer Arts Institute
A three-week program offers interdisciplinary courses in photography, product design, music, and architecture and essential connections between the arts and other areas of study, including cognitive science, psychology, and engineering.

Summer Humanities Institute
Rising juniors and seniors explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors.

Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC)
Welcomes an elite group of talented rising high school juniors and seniors from around the world to Stanford for intensive study in advanced mathematics through lectures, guided research, and group problem solving.

Summer Institutes
Intensive, single-subject courses with instructors and peers who share their talents, passions, and interests. Coursework is tightly integrated with the social experience in academically themed residences and are customized to give students deep exposure and hands-on experience.