Adults and Professionals
Join us at Harvard Summer School
Learn for enrichment
Choose from many courses to satisfy your intellectual curiosity.
Enhance your résumé
Gain specialized knowledge for your career.
Prepare for an advanced degree
Take Harvard courses to strengthen your application to graduate school.
More than 300 courses in 60 subjects
At Harvard Summer School, you can take open-enrollment courses taught by Harvard faculty and visiting scholars. Undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit options are available.
Tuition for a 4-credit course is $2,770, and there is a $50 nonrefundable registration fee. See the tuition and fees.
Housing is available in Harvard Houses and dorms. Room and board costs $4,950. Learn about on-campus housing and how to request housing. There are also many nearby towns with options for off-campus housing.
You can also read about campus resources and activities.
Course requirements: Most courses are open enrollment, but some have prerequisites and require placement tests. All except Institute for English Language programs require English proficiency. See the registration guidelines to prepare to register.
Don’t have time for a seven-week course? Gain new business skills in noncredit two-day programs offered by the Division of Continuing Education.