Dates & Requirements

Students do not apply directly to Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institutes. They must apply through a select international educational organization.

Program Dates

Main Session

August 7–19, 2018*

*Additional session dates may be available. Contact us for more information.



Student Eligibility & Age

Participants are selected for their academic talent, and they must be sufficiently proficient in English as all instruction is in English. The target age range is 14 through 17, and students should have completed the equivalent of grade 8 in the U.S. system.


Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institutes requires participating organizations to send one chaperone (typically a teacher from the school) for every 15–20 students.