Wharton Summer High School Programs
The Wharton Summer High School Programs are immersive experiences for students currently enrolled in grades 9–11. Led by Wharton faculty and instructional staff, programs explore topics that align with Wharton’s research and teaching. Pre-collegiate students engage with Wharton’s rigorous business education before making a post-secondary choice and get the chance to study and network with global peers.
Some of the high demand for Courses & Programs
FUTURE OF THE BUSINESS WORLD
Duration: 2 Weeks
Led by Wharton faculty, Future of the Business World introduces the foundations of a Wharton education to current 9–11 graders. Students explore real-time business themes and engage with big questions about the evolving world through group work, mini-lectures, project-based learning, and more.
Cost: $5,550 per course
Duration: 5 ½ Weeks
The Pre-College Program is built for exceptional rising high school seniors who want to explore college-level academics. Students get to engage in small groups with Wharton’s undergraduate course catalog, taught entirely by Wharton faculty. Upon completion, students receive an official University transcript with course credit that is transferable to most colleges and universities.
Duration: 2 Days
High school students from around the globe can travel to Saturn in Wharton Interactive’s newest initiative, The Saturn Parable. Professor Ethan Mollick will lead students through a real-time online stimulation as they navigate obstacles and learn invaluable leadership and team-building skills along the way.
INCLUDED IN ALL SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS*
Wharton Global Youth Meetup (GYM)
Wharton’s Global Youth Meet-Up (GYM) is a creative, extra-curricular community open to summer students as a way to connect to one another — and Wharton — before, during, and after their courses. Featuring both live and independent programming, the GYM is designed to ensure virtual participants don’t miss out on valuable community building and networking.
Open for 10 weeks
Introductions to Wharton resources
Live lectures and discussions with Wharton faculty, students, and guests
Workshops to advance academic and personal skills
Earn badges, win prizes, and compete in business-themed challenges
*The GYM is included with all programs except for The Saturn Parable.