Summer 2020 Online Program

Please note that the details below are specific to our residential program, which has been transitioned to an online format in light of COVID-19. For updated program dates and tuition details for this summer, please visit the Online Program page.

Residential Dates & Tuition

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes typically offers two sessions for high school students, grades 8–11. Each session runs for three weeks and provides a diversity of courses from which to choose.
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Residential Dates & Tuition

Please note that the session dates and tuition listed here are no longer accurate for the summer 2020 program, which has moved to an online format due to COVID-19.

Interested students may continue to apply to the online program during our rolling admissions round.
Session One
Monday, June 22–Friday, July 10, 2020
Session Two
Monday, July 13–Friday, July 31, 2020
2020 Tuition
Tuition for Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes is $7,500.
Application Rounds - Due Dates
Early: January 29, 2020
Regular: February 26, 2020
Extended: March 25, 2020
Rolling: Until full

Tuition is All-Inclusive

The tuition at Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes covers the following listed below.
Please note that tuition does not include airfare and incidental purchases.
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Housing & Meals

Students are housed in supervised Stanford residences. Towels and bedding are provided. Students eat in Stanford dining halls.
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Instruction & All Course Materials

We provide the necessary supplies for each of our courses. This also includes transportation and fees for academic field trips.
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Field Trips

Field trips to exciting cultural and natural attractions in the San Francisco Bay area are scheduled for one day each weekend.
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Transportation Between Stanford & SFO

Transportation is provided between Stanford University and the San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Deposit & Tuition Balance Payment Dates

The date on which a student is accepted into the program determines the deposit and tuition balance payment dates. Once admitted, see the Student Page for your specific payment due dates.

$500 Deposit

The $500 deposit is due one week after the notification of admissions decision date.

Tuition Balance

The tuition balance is due three weeks after the notification of admissions decision date.

Tuition & Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions

Can tuition be paid in installments?

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No. Unfortunately, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies is not able to offer an installment plan.