Penn Summer High School Programs tuition rates and withdrawal policies may vary by program. Please review the rates and policies for the program(s) to which you plan to apply. Please note: All fees and tuition charges are subject to the approval of the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees and may change without notice.
There is also a nonrefundable application fee of $75, payable by credit card through our online application system. See if you qualify for an application fee waiver.
2020 Penn Summer Prep Program tuition
If you attend a School District of Philadelphia public or charter high school, you may be eligible to attend Penn Summer Prep free of charge with a Penn Summer Scholarship.
2020 Summer Academies tuition
*Lab fee applies only to those enrolling in the Biomedical Research Academy, Chemistry Research Academy, Neuroscience Research Academy or Experimental Physics Research Academy.
If you attend a School District of Philadelphia public or charter high school you may be eligible to attend a Penn Summer Academy free of charge with a Penn Summer Scholarship.
2020 Pre-College Program tuition
|One college credit course + one enrichment course
1 course unit (c.u.)*
|Biology 101, with a lab
1.5 course units (c.u.)*
Two college credit courses
Two and a half college credit courses: Biology 101, with lab + additional one college credit course
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2020 Young Scholars Program tuition
|Summer Session I
Summer Session II
Application fee (non-refundable) $75
See if you qualify for an application fee waiver.
Penn Summer: Academies, Prep Program, and Pre-College Program
A financial deposit of no less than $2,000 is required to officially reserve a student’s spot within the program. The balance of tuition, refundable fees, and optional fees are due by May 1, 2020, or upon enrollment for students admitted after April 1. All payments, minus $500, are refundable until April 10, 2020. Withdrawal between April 11 and May 15 results in a $1,000 cancellation fee. Withdrawal between May 16 and June 10 results in a $2,000 cancellation fee. There are no refunds for cancellation after June 11, for any reason. There is no adjustment in tuition for late arrivals or early departures. All withdrawals must be in writing and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Scholars Program
Please consult with your Penn appointed academic advisor regarding withdrawal policies and procedures. If an advisor has not yet been appointed to you, e-mail us at email@example.com to inquire.