Program Dates & Tuition

The Summer Arts Institute has two sessions for high school students ages 14 through 17. Each session will have different courses to choose from.

Program Dates

Summer 2017

Session 1: June 25 – July 14

Session 2: July 17 – August 5

Students arrive on the first day of the session and depart on the last day.

Find out what courses are offered each session


Program Cost

Tuition: $6,000

Tuition includes housing and dining in supervised Stanford residences, towels and bedding, field trip expenses, instruction, course materials and transportation between Stanford University and the San Francisco International Airport.


Financial Aid

  • There is limited financial aid available for the Summer Arts Institute. This aid will be offered in the form of partial and full scholarships.
  • Aid is granted based upon need, as well as other factors including merit. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
  • Students who wish to be considered for financial aid must submit a complete online financial aid application and provide all required income documentation within a week of submitting their application to the Summer Arts Institute.
  • The link to the financial aid application will be sent once an applicant has submitted the Preliminary Application.