Offered by the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, the summer architecture program for high school students prepares you for college admissions as you experience college life and create your portfolio.
Program Location: University of Pennsylvania
Program Length: 4 weeks
Ages: 14 – 18
The architecture studio introduces the fundamentals of design with assignments in freehand drawing, technical drawing, and model building. Students also visit local architecture firms and can speak with today's industry leaders. Learn from Penn faculty and receive one-on-one personal attention from experienced architects and UPenn faculty every day. Students will also display their work in a final exhibition in Penn’s art gallery at the end of the program.
Residential students live at the University of Pennsylvania in Penn’s famous Quad and experience evening activities in and around Philadelphia and weekend trips to places such as Washington D.C, NYC, and NJ beaches.
Cost and Session Information
Residential tuition Includes:
- Program materials and course supplies
- Program activities
- Rooming in the Quad at Penn
- All on campus meals
- Evening activities
A deposit of $500 is required for all residential students. If you are not accepted into the program, this deposit will be returned.
Tuition Does Not Include:
Non-Refundable Application Fee: $75
Weekend Trip Fee: $600*
Professional Photo Shoot of Your Work for Your Portfolio: $100
International Student Package: $265 (Saturday July 2 arrival, linens, round trip transportation to PHL Airport or 30th Street Station)
*The Weekend Trip Fee will be required for all residential students.