Our Programs At A Glance
Our participants 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 80 countries, our programs draw from the best and the brightest around the world.
Our instructors are experts in their fields and committed to sharing their love for their subjects with students who remind them of themselves.
We offer advanced topics in mathematics, science, humanities, and the arts, coupled with courses in business and other subjects rarely taught in school.
Over the summer, residential programs emphasize peer-to-peer learning, growing as both a scholar and a person through intensive coursework and social activities.
Find the Program that is Right for Your Students
Our diverse academic programs fit a wide variety of student needs. We host nearly 2,500 students on campus each summer. Whether you advise students who are passionate about the humanities or bioscience or anything in between, we have a program that's right for your academically curious students.
To learn more about our programs at a glance, download and read our comprehensive Program Guide, which includes all of our programs, requirements, and more.
An Enthusiastic Year-Round Team
A team of talented administration and staff run our programs and are steered by Stanford faculty through an advisory committee.
Supportive Summer Staff
All of our summer programs are also supported by a warm, Residential Staff composed of current students and recent graduates of Stanford University and other top colleges.