Enrollment to open

Enrollment will open on Monday, April 10 at 9 p.m. PDT. Apply now for the best chance to enroll in your preferred courses.


Your Application Starts Here

Are you ready to join our community? The next step is to apply for admission! Please review the items below before you start your application:

How It Works

  1. APPLY to attend our eight-week program.
  2. RECEIVE and accept your admission. 
  3. REGISTER for courses when enrollment opens in April.
  4. ATTEND as a Residential or Commuter student.

Check Your Eligibility

Our eligibility requirements can help you determine whether you're applying as a visiting high school student, gap year student, undergraduate student, or graduate student. You'll need to know which student type you belong to in order to access the correct application. 

Review the Program Dates and Requirements

Program Dates: June 24 – August 20, 2023

Pay special attention to the program dates as these are not flexible. Stanford Summer Session welcomes students from all over the world, but all courses are taught in English, so be sure to review information about requirements for proof of English proficiency for international students.

Calculate Your Estimated Cost

Use our Calculator to tailor your estimated tuition and fees.

Prepare Application Materials

The Application Process guide outlines the materials you'll need to complete the application and can answer common questions about the process.


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For High School Applicants

We’ve had an unprecedented number of applicants for Summer Session 2023. At this time, the high school program is at a waitlist and we are no longer accepting applications.

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