Summer 2020 Online Program

Please note that the details below are specific to our residential program, which has been transitioned to an online format in light of COVID-19. For updated program dates and tuition details for this summer, please visit the Online Program page.

Residential Dates & Tuition

Stanford Summer Humanities Institute offers two three-week sessions with distinctive courses for students grades 10–11 on the beautiful Stanford campus.
Participants listen to a lecture in the Stanford Humanities Center.

Residential Dates & Tuition

Please note that the session dates and tuition listed here are no longer accurate for the summer 2020 program, which has moved to an online format due to COVID-19.
Session One
Monday, June 22–Friday, July 10, 2020
Session Two
Monday, July 13–Friday, July 31, 2020
Tuition for Stanford Summer Humanities Institute is $7,100.
Application Timeline
We offer Early and Regular admissions from January through March.

Payment Dates

The date on which a student is accepted into the program determines the deposit and tuition balance payment dates. Once admitted, see the Student Page for your specific payment due dates. The deposit and tuition balance are respectively due 1 week and 3 weeks after the notification of admissions decision date.

Tuition is All-Inclusive

The tuition at Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Humanities Institute covers the following listed below.
Please note that tuition does not include airfare and incidental purchases.
Typical dining hall on Stanford campus.

Housing & Meals

Participants are housed in supervised Stanford residences in an arts and humanities themed house. Participants receive bedding and eat meals in Stanford dining halls.
Professor Hoyos lectures in the Cantor to a group of students.

Instruction & All Course Materials

We provide the necessary supplies for each of our courses. This also includes transportation and fees for academic field trips.
Participants went to Capitola to explore the beach on a field trip.

Field Trips

Field trips to exciting cultural and natural attractions in the San Francisco Bay area are scheduled for one day each weekend—in the past visiting world-renowned exhibitions at SFMOMA and the de Young museum.
Two people bike past the Main Quad.

Transportation Between Stanford & SFO

Transportation is provided between Stanford University and the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on arrival and departure days.
Student wearing Stanford sweater sitting at Lake Lagunita on Stanford campus.

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