Advanced Science Opportunities

What do lithium batteries, particle acceleration, and cancer research have in common? Stanford scientists have been at the forefront of major breakthroughs in each of these areas, and more! At Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, young students passionate about the sciences can explore the world of scientific discovery.
Participants work on a hands-on laboratory experiment.

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.
Diverse Students
With participation from every state and over 60 countries, our programs draw from the best and the brightest around the world.
Transformational Teaching
Our instructors are experts in their fields and committed to sharing their love for their subjects with students who remind them of themselves.
Challenging Coursework
We offer programs that teach astrochemistry, bioscience, physics, artificial intelligence, environmental science, and other topics rarely taught in high schools.
Brilliant Peers
Over the summer, residential programs emphasize peer-to-peer learning, growing as both a scholar and a person through intensive coursework and social activities.
Residential Summer Experience

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

Residential Summer Experience

Stanford AI4ALL

Residential Summer Experience

Stanford University Mathematics Camp

Stanford Dish

Make an Exciting Discovery at Stanford