Enrollment Options

Residential, Online, or Commuting – You Choose!

Students who enroll in Summer College for High Students have the freedom to choose courses that fit best with their summer plans. We offer residential (1-week and Third 4-week modules only), commuting, and online options! 

Residential Options

Students may take courses on campus and live in one of our residence halls. You can earn up to to 7 credit hours by completing regular Purdue courses alongside current students. The last 4-week session begins July 13th and runs until August 7th. Room and board for this experience is $1,339.00 - this includes 14 meals per week, breakfast is not provided.

If you are looking for a shorter stay on campus, Purdue University is excited to offer six intensive 1-week, 1-credit opportunities for high school students during Summer 2020. 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


Purdue offers multiple entry-level, online courses that will apply to your future plan of study or transfer to another institution. Courses will run for 4-12 weeks, depending on the module you select. Students may complete up to 7 total credit hours throughout the entire summer session. View a list of popular online options.


Students may opt to live at home, but attend courses on the campus of Purdue University. These students will have the same access to campus facilities and extracurricular activities as residential students. Commuter students may register for up to 7 total credit hours throughout the entire summer session. View a list of popular options.

Student Benefits

Students enrolled in Summer College for High School Students may take advantage of campus resources offered to current Purdue Students. This includes access to the co-rec (a small fee is assessed if you are not enrolled in at least 6 credit hours), libraries, student success programs, summer activities, and more.

2020 Summer Modules

12 Week 8 Week 4 Week
Full Summer Module:
May 18 – August 7
First 8-Week Module:
May 18 – July 10
May 18 – June 12
Second 8-Week Module:
June 15 – August 7
Second 4-week Module:
June 15 – July 10
Third 4-week Module:
July 13 – August 7

The 2020 Summer application is open. The regular decision application deadline is June 1.