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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies brings together intellectually curious students from around the world to create a unique learning community. Our programs cover advanced subjects rarely taught in high school and offer students a chance to challenge themselves by diving deep into cutting-edge topics. From bioscience to business, creative writing to computer science, and philosophy to physics, our courses are designed to meet the needs of students everywhere.


Discover the Program that is Right for You


Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

Current Grades 8–11, Application Deadline: March 15, 2023

This two-week program provides in-depth and interactive exploration of academic material. Choose from over 55 online courses, including offerings in computer science, social justice, business, engineering, and a wide range of other subjects.


Stanford Summer Humanities Institute

Current Grades 10–11, Application Deadline: February 1, 2023

In this three-week residential program, students explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by Stanford professors and graduate students.