Penn Summer High School Programs

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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 two, three or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs.

Penn Summer Prep Program

Session A: July 7 - July 19, 2019
Session B: July 21 - August 2, 2019

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 as they experience college life on Penn’s historic campus and explore the vibrant city of Philadelphia.

Applications for summer 2019 programs are now open!

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Summer Academies

July 7 - July 27, 2019

For three intensive weeks, these non-credit academies encourage students to dive deep into exploratory research in a specific subject area, including biomedical research, chemistry, experimental physics, mathematics, neuroscience, and social justice.

Applications for summer 2019 programs are now open!

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Pre-College Program

July 2 - August 10, 2019

For the full undergraduate residential experience, the Pre-College Program allows high school students to live, eat, and study on campus as they take six-week, for-credit courses alongside Penn undergraduates.

Applications for summer 2019 programs are now open!

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Young Scholars Program

Session I: May 28 – July 3, 2019
Session II: July 5 - August 9, 2019

Philadelphia-area high school students can elect to commute to campus for six-week, for-credit courses alongside Penn undergraduates, offering a challenging liberal arts university experience as well as college credit.

Applications for summer 2019 programs are now open!

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Penn also offers numerous summer programs managed by divisions outside of Penn Summer, including:

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3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326
summer@sas.upenn.edu

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