Experience the excitement of college life, take courses with world-renowned faculty, explore academic majors, and put yourself on a pathway for success! Taking online or on-campus courses during summer allows high school students age 16 and older to experience college life by completing coursework alongside current undergraduate students. Students have access to more than 650 courses across academic disciplines during Summer Session so there’s no better time to get a jumpstart on your college experience!
Take real college courses in the module that best fits your needs:
- 1-week, 4-weeks, 8-weeks, and 12-weeks
- Students may live on campus during the 1-week modules and the last 4-week module
- Fun-Sized Residential Options
Purdue University is excited to offer three intensive 1-week, 1-credit opportunities for high school students during Summer 2019. Move-in and orientation for each experience will occur on Sunday and class sessions will begin on Monday. Parents are invited to attend a closing session on Friday prior to move-out. View a list of 1-week, 1-credit options here.
Apply now! Application opened December 1, 2018
Students must be at least 16 years old, have completed the sophomore year of high school, and have a GPA of at least 3.30 at the time the class begins to participate.
- Priority application deadline is March 1, 2019.
- Courses are permanently listed on a Purdue transcript and can be transferred to other institutions
Attending this program does not give students an advantage in the admissions process.