2021 Online Courses

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.