Wharton Global Youth Program
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 research and teaching. Pre-collegiate students engage with our rigorous business education before making a post-secondary choice, and get the chance to study and network with global peers.
Be academically challenged
Network with peers around the globe
Experience undergrad at Wharton
All 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.
Moneyball Academy: Online
Duration: 3 Weeks
The Wharton Moneyball Academy is ideal for rising high school juniors and seniors with a strong background in math and a love of sports. Students get to study sports analytics at Wharton and learn how real-life professionals use computer programming, statistical thinking, and data to make deep discoveries in sports.
Moneyball Academy: Training Camp Online
Duration: 1 Week
Serving as a broad introduction to the sports statistics world, the Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp welcomes talented rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have strong math skills and an interest in sports. Wharton Professor Adi Wyner will join guest faculty and PhD students to teach students about the fundamental principles of sports statistics.
Management & Technology Summer Institute
Duration: 3 Weeks
The Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI) is a rigorous and rewarding credit program for rising high school seniors and a select number of rising juniors interested in the intersection of business and technological innovation. M&TSI features classes taught by Wharton/Penn faculty and entrepreneurs, industry field trips, a team prototyping project, and more.
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.
|PROGRAM||DURATION||COST||GYM||CREDIT UNITS (CUs)||PARTICIPANTS (HIGH SCHOOL)||FOCUS|
|Pre-College Program||5 ½ Weeks||$5,550 per course + $392 University Program Fee||10 Weeks||1 CU per course||Rising seniors||management, ethics, negotiations, statistics, computer science|
|Management & Technology Summer Institute||3 Weeks||$5,500||10 Weeks||1 CU for program||Rising seniors and (select) juniors||management, engineering, entrepreneurship|
|Moneyball Academy||3 Weeks||$4,500||10 Weeks||None||Rising juniors and seniors||sports, statistics, computer science|
|Future of the Business World||2 Weeks||$3,850||10 Weeks||None||Grades 9–11||finance, entrepreneurship, analytics|
|Moneyball Academy: Training Camp||1 Week||$2,000||10 Weeks||None||Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors||sports, statistics|
|The Saturn Parable||2 Days||$350||None||None||Grades 9–11||problem solving, leadership|
Access our application portal to create a profile and apply to any Wharton Summer High School Program.