Summer Programs for High School Students
The application for both high school programs will open on Tuesday, December 1.
Challenge yourself in college-level academics. Meet new friends from around the world. Strengthen your college application. And, build important life skills that can make your future college experience a success.
Harvard Summer School offers two different programs that both offer a transformative introduction to college life.
Explore Our Two Programs
Two-Week High School Program
An intense and exciting glimpse into the college experience
During this intensive two-week program, you will take the first steps toward your college journey alongside a diverse group of exceptional high school students.
- Challenge yourself in a college course taught by Harvard faculty and affiliates, without the pressure of grades.
- Engage with your peers in structured co-curricular activities, college readiness workshops, and social events.
Seven-Week High School Program
Immerse yourself in college life for seven fun-filled weeks
In this dynamic seven-week program, you can earn college credit while experiencing firsthand what it's really like to be a college student.
- Choose one or two classes that delve deeply into subjects that really excite you and may not be offered in high school.
- Prepare for the future as you experience what it's really like to balance responsibility with independence.