4-Week Residential Program

Applications for Summer 2024 will open on December 1, 2023. 

July 7 - August 2, 2023

Our 4-week residential program offers the opportunity to get a more in-depth college-like experience. Students will enroll in a traditional Purdue course, live in an on-campus residence hall with one high school roommate, eat in one of our dining courts, and have the opportunity to make new friends from across the country. 

Course options for the 4-week residential program in Summer 2024 will become available mid-December 2023. Below are a list of the courses that were available for students participating in the 4-week residential program in Summer 2023. 

  • Fundamentals of Speech Communications (COM 11400)
  • The Planets (EAPS 10500)
  • Introductory Accounting (MGMT 20000)
  • Introductory Sociology (SOC 10000)
  • Social Problems (SOC 22000)
  • Design Thinking in Technology (TECH 12000)


MITE: Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering (Hosted by Minority Engineering Program)

Students who will be seniors during the 2024-2025 school year and are interested in the engineering discplines may consider applying to a special 4-week residential program, MITE (Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering). This special 4-week residential program requires an initial application through Minority Engineering Program prior to completing the Summer College for High School Students application. Please see more information about MITE and the application process here