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Summer High School Programs

Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Students engage with leading faculty and build intellectual connections within accelerated two-, three-, or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs.

Penn Summer Prep Program

Session A: July 4 - July 16, 2022

Residential Courses offered on-campus
Non-credit program Non-credit program
Eligibility Eligibility: Current 9th-11th grade students
International studentsInternational students welcome
Financial AidFinancial aid for select Philadelphia students
The two-week program offers non-credit, immersive study in disciplines across the sciences, arts, and humanities. Students choose two modules to focus their studies and benefit from the University’s rich educational resources.
Penn Summer Academies

July 10 - July 30, 2022

Non-credit program Non-credit program
Eligibility Eligibility: Current 9th-11th grade students
International studentsInternational students welcome
Financial AidFinancial aid for select Philadelphia students
For three intensive weeks, these non-credit academies encourage students to dive deep into exploratory research in a specific subject area, including American Sign Language, biomedical research, chemistry, experimental physics, mathematics, neuroscience, and social justice.
Pre-College Program

June 28 - August 6, 2022

Courses offered onlineon-campus Courses offered online or on-campus
Credit offered Undergraduate credit offered
Eligibility 10-11th grade Eligibility: Current 10th-11th grade students
International studentsInternational students welcome
The Pre-College Program offers undergraduate courses in a wide array of disciplines taught by Penn faculty, staff, and visiting scholars. Academic advising, access to University learning resources, and college admission workshops are also provided.
Coding Camps

Summer, 2022

Non-credit program Non-credit program
Courses offered online 3 unique courses offered online
Summer Semester Summer Semester
Eligibility: Ages 13-18Eligibility: Ages 13-18
Our Coding Camps are designed to enable students to explore their interests in a fun, high-touch learning environment and ignite an academic spark in the business and technology behind the games and apps you use every day.