Wharton Global Youth Program

Residential Programs  —  Online Programs  —  College Credit Opportunities
The Wharton Global Youth Program mobilizes the extensive opportunities of the Wharton academic community to educate and inspire pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the first steps in becoming leaders who will transform the global economy.

High school students in residence during the summer


Students participate in our annual Global High School Investment Competition


Video, audio, and articles of Wharton faculty teaching business and finance concepts

For Credit

Wharton Pre-Baccalaureate Program

Earn college credits and enroll in Wharton courses in the Pre-Baccalaureate Program, designed for exceptional rising high school seniors. Taught by Wharton instructors and supported by academic advisors, students in the program get to experience education at a top-ranked business school in a small class environment.

Feb. 22, 2021
for Spring 2 Session

April 15, 2021
for Summer 1 Session

May 28, 2021
for Summer 2 Session


Summer Immersion Experiences

The Wharton Summer High School Programs are immersive, pre-collegiate experiences for students currently enrolled in grades 9–11. Led by Wharton faculty and instructional staff, these programs explore topics driven by Wharton research and teaching. Students get the chance to engage with our rigorous business education while studying and networking with global peers, all before they head to college.

   Online Programs

  • Essentials of Finance
  • Wharton Business Leadership Academy
  • Data Science Academy
  • Moneyball Academy
  • Sports Business Academy


  • Future of the Business World
  • Moneyball Academy: Training Camp

Knowledge@Wharton High School

Find hundreds of articles, videos, lesson plans, and more on Knowledge@Wharton High School, an online portal that introduces high school students and educators to business concepts, personal finance, and college/career preparation.

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M&R Investments Takes First Place in Our 2021 Global Finale

On Friday, May 7, the top 10 teams in our Wharton Global High School Investment Competition gathered online to answer challenging questions from the judges and to learn who would take top honors as the three best analytical and strategic investment teams in the world. Check out the winners! And get registration info for next year’s competition, which opens June 1.

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Podcast Episode

Future of the Business World: Moniola Odunsi Fights for Racial Justice

An innovator from Virginia and her two collaborators are creating a software platform to detect implicit bias in text — and build accountability for racism. During our May podcast, she provides details of her project, and discusses her own passion for racial justice and why she believes that passive activism won’t lead to lasting change.

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Featured Content

5 Questions for Katherine Lin: Data Scientist in Training

Our May content theme is data science, which is transforming the business world. Statistics, machine learning, algorithms, programming – they’re all part of today’s powerful data landscape. We chatted with a high school senior from New York who embraced many of these skills while working on a comprehensive research project at Wharton.

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Resources for Educators

Wharton Global Youth Program provides resources and training for teachers both inside and outside the high school classroom, including professional development opportunities and teaching tools. Offerings include lesson plans and articles with conversation starters, monthly themed toolkits, a comprehensive video glossary, and student competitions.