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Summer at Stanford Sets You Apart.

Live and learn in the heart of Silicon Valley at one of the world’s leading research universities. Renowned for entrepreneurial innovation and academic excellence, Stanford gives you the opportunity to enrich your curiosity, creativity, and knowledge in a variety of disciplines to help you reach your full potential. Summer Session Students enjoy access to Stanford’s exceptional resources, including learning from scholars at the top of their field, access to state-of-the-art athletic facilities, world-class libraries, superior academic support, and more.

Tuition & Fees

  • Attending as a commuter and taking the minimum 3 units? Costs start at $5,142
  • Living on campus and taking 5 units (typically 1-2 courses)? Costs start at $13,224

International students for whom Stanford generates or transfers sponsorship of an I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for the Nonimmigrant F-1 Student Visa) are required to maintain enrollment in a minimum of 8 course units.

Stanford University sets tuition rates for all students. To see a detailed breakdown of what the program may cost you, use our Calculator.

Program Dates

June 22 – August 18, 2024

How to Apply

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the start of the program.
  • Have graduated or have completed your requirements from your university or post-secondary institution.

Application requirements include:

  • Transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency (if necessary)

I tried a new area of experience in Technology Entrepreneurship. It was mind-blowing to try something completely out of my current expertise and become immersed in a different environment.

Summer Session Student, 2021

Applications are now open

Residential space is limited.

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Live on Campus

Residential students join a vibrant, diverse community, living on campus with current Stanford students and fellow visitors from around the world. Make new friends, expand your worldview, and continue the conversation beyond the classroom.

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Commute to Class

Commuter students live off-campus and commute to class, with access to many of the same events, resources, and on-campus facilities as residential students. Connect with current Stanford students and fellow visitors from around the world.

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