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High School Students

High School Students

Penn Summer High School programs are open to high school students living in the US and across the globe. Join your peers from around the world for an Ivy League experience of a lifetime.

More details about our summer 2022 programs will be available here this fall. Applications for Penn Summer High School Programs open on December 1, 2021.

Penn Summer Prep Program
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
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.
Penn Summer High School Coding Camp
For three weeks, this non-credit online program formally introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to explore the field of computer programming.
Penn Summer High School Data Analytics Camp
For three weeks, this non-credit online program formally introduces students to Tableau and Python and reviews the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to explore the field of data analysis and visualization.
Pre-College Program
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.
Young Scholars Program
Philadelphia-area high school students can enroll in six-week, for-credit courses alongside Penn undergraduates, offering a challenging liberal arts university experience as well as college credit.