High School Students

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 15 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!

Want to live on campus over the summer? Check out the fun-sized courses page to explore 1-week, 1-credit opportunities. 

COVID-19 Note: Summer College for High School Students will offer a traditional mix of on-campus and online options for Summer 2022.  More than 400 students participated in residential programs during 2021. 

Why choose Purdue University for your summer college experience?

  • We are Purdue
  • Options to Fit Your Summer Schedule
  • Preparing Students for College
  • Affordability and Accessibility
  • Return on Investment

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