Application Information

SUMMER COLLEGE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ADMISSIONS TIMELINE

  • The application for Summer 2021 is open.
  • The priority deadline for applications is March 1, 2021.
  • The regular application deadline is May 1, 2021.

Students who apply by March 1 will receive a decision by April 1.  However, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the admissions cycle.  This means that applications are reviewed and decisions are made on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified applicants. 

APPLYING

  • Complete the Summer College for High School Students application located on this page.
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee ($60 unless eligible for a fee waiver).
  • Submit an unofficial or official transcript from your most recently completed high school term.
  • International students from non-English-speaking countries must provide an English proficiency test score.

CRITERIA AND INFORMATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

  • You must have a high school GPA of at least 3.3.
  • You must be at least 16 years old and have completed your sophomore year by the time your Purdue coursework begins.
  • You may enroll in a maximum of seven credit hours per academic term.
  • Home-schooled students who want to take non-degree courses during Purdue's fall or spring terms must demonstrate that they cannot take the desired coursework at a local high school or community college. This is not a requirement during the summer term.
  • International students must already possess an educational visa.

*Non-degree coursework is part of your permanent Purdue GPA. In addition, if you apply to a Purdue degree-seeking program in the future, we will use this and all college coursework in your application evaluation.