High School

Penn Summer High School Programs

Get your first taste of college life at an Ivy League Institution!

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

Summer Academies


Summer Academies are academically intensive, non-credit programs for high school students. Residential and commuter options available.



College Credit Courses

College Courses

Enroll in one or two undergraduate courses for college credit alongside Penn students and receive access to full undergraduate academic resources, including advising, admissions workshops, and university learning resources.



Programs for Philadelphia Area Students

Greater Philadelphia Area Programs
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Students from the Greater Philadelphia Area are presented with unique opportunities through Penn Summer High School programs.


Other Summer Programs at Penn

Other Penn Summer High School Programs