Summer 2021 Courses Coming Soon

The application for Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes will open in January. Please join our mailing list to receive announcements about the program and application information.

2020 Online Courses

Please explore last summer's course catalog for a sense of the courses we typically offer. Check back in mid-January for our updated 2021 course catalog.

Not for credit or grade, our courses provide in-depth, interactive exploration of advanced topics. Courses range in subjects from Bioscience to Business, Physics to Political Science, and Creative Writing to Computer Science.

Use the left-hand navigation to filter our extensive course listing to find the course that is right for you!

Courses Frequently Asked Questions

What does "grade level" refer to?

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Grade level refers to the applicant's current grade at the time they submit their application. Reference for 2021 programs:

 

Graduation Year from High School

(Class of)

Current Grade
2021 12
2022 11
2023 10
2024 9
2025 8

 

 

Do Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies program participants receive grades or credit?

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We do not provide course grades or credits for completing a Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies program. Our summer courses are for enrichment purposes only. After the conclusion of the program, participants are sent a written evaluation from their instructor and a certificate of completion.