STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGIATE STUDIES
PROGRAM & COURSES
Through Stanford High School Summer College, high-achieving, college-ready students ages 16 Ð 19 enroll as visiting undergraduates during the summer quarter at Stanford, taking the same courses as other Stanford students and learning from Stanford faculty. This eight-week program provides academic, social, and intellectual opportunities not found in high school, and allows students to gain unparalleled insights into what is required to succeed as an undergraduate. Summer College provides a vast array of academic support including advising, tutoring and counseling and offers its students ample opportunity to explore the unique recreational activities available on campus and in the culturally rich San Francisco Bay Area.
- June 20 - August 16 (eight week program)
- June 20 - August 23 (nine week program)
In this three-week residential program rising high school juniors and seniors explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors. Students spend the first two weeks intensively studying and researching a topic in history or philosophy, attending daily lectures by the faculty members, and participating in group discussions and activities in the afternoon. During their third week, students work closely with professors, graduate students, and writing mentors to produce original research projects.
- Session 1: June 21 - July 10, 2015
- Session 2: July 13 - August 1, 2015
In this three-week intensive orchestral and academic program the finest young musicians from around the world come together to learn from world-renowned faculty instructors. The Stanford Youth Orchestra provides participants with exceptional orchestral training in the new state-of-the-art Bing Concert Hall, and includes academic workshops in composition, music theory, musicology, and technology
- Dates: July 12 - August 1
ABOUT STANFORD PRE-COLLEGIATE STUDIES
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies advances the education of academically talented, intellectually curious, pre-college students. We offer a variety of summer programs designed to meet the needs of top students everywhere.
Our students are adventurous, highly motivated, and passionate in their desire to come together and deepen their learning. While exploring new subjects and making friendships to last a lifetime they will gain new insights into themselves and what really motivates them. With participation from every state and over 60 countries, our programs draw from the best and the brightest around the world.
Our instructors are expert in their fields and committed to sharing their love and interest in their subject with students who remind them of themselves. Their enthusiasm is infectious; their teaching transformational.
This combination of programs, students, and instructors is what makes the magic. And it all happens here at Stanford University, in the heart of the most innovative region in the world.
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
220 Panama Street
Stanford, CA 94305-41010
Phone: (650) 721-9400