Eligibility & Applicant Info

Our selective program attracts exceptional high school students who are college-ready and eager to experience academics in a university environment.


Age Level Requirement: 16 – 19 years old

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be currently in High School or gap year students at the time of application, and must be 16 on the first day of instruction, June 26, 2017, and no more than 19 by the last day of instruction, August 19, 2017. Applicants may not be matriculating into Stanford as freshmen.

There are no exceptions to these guidelines.

Applicant Information

The High School Summer College application is available on our Apply page. 

We encourage students to read through the website to gain a complete understanding of the program, courses, fees, and calendar prior to initiating an application.

Former High School Summer College students should contact the High School Summer College office for application details.

Limited financial aid is available.