Application Information

Stanford Summer Session admits visiting students in four application periods. Admission is offered to qualified students on a first-come, first-served basis, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Application Deadlines

The table below indicates application details for visiting domestic (U.S.), visiting international (excluding applicants for the International Honors Program), and summer online students. If you are a high school student, please refer to the application details on the High School Summer College website. If you are a current Stanford student, please click here for more information regarding enrollment.

Application Period

Application Open Date

Application Completion Date*

Application Fee

Decision Release Date

Acceptance Completion Date

Round 1 December 2016 January 31, 2017 $25 February 10, 2017 March 3, 2017
Round 2 February 1, 2017 February 28, 2017 $50 March 10, 2017 March 31, 2017
Round 3 March 1, 2017 March 30, 2017 $75 Rolling basis starting March 11, 2017 3 weeks after decision released
Late Round for International Students Who Have Not Yet Applied and NEED a Stanford-sponsored I-20 March 31, 2017 April 25, 2017 $100 Rolling basis (as available)

3 weeks after decision released OR May 2, 2017

(Whichever comes first)

Late Round for Domestic and International Students Who Have Not Yet Applied and DO NOT NEED a Stanford-sponsored I-20 March 31, 2017 May 25, 2017 $100 Rolling basis (as available)

3 weeks after decision released OR June 1, 2017

(Whichever comes first)

*Applications will only be considered complete once the application is submitted, required materials are uploaded, and application fee is paid.

Select the appropriate program button below to learn more about the program and how to start an application.

High School Students Visiting International Students
Visiting Domestic Students International Honors Program (IHP)
U.S. Veterans

NOTE: The Summer Online application is currently closed and will be available in early 2017.