• Team Work

    Students show teamwork and friendship.

  • Student Talent Show

    Student talent show.

  • Walk Through Quad

    Students in West Campus quadrangle.

  • High Spirits

    Evening exuberance.

  • Art Show Preparation

    Final touches in the gallery.

  • afternoon activity

    Afternoon extracurricular activity.

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2016 Summer Academy for High School Students

July 16 (arrival) to August 5 (departure)

Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students.  Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply.  We begin accepting applications on December 1, 2015. 

Summer Academy for High School Students, a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University, attracts students who represent the next generation of global citizens from around the world.  Enroll in this elite program and immerse yourself in an international experience designed to provide an academic and residential environment through which you will gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders.

Why choose Duke for your summer academic experience?

  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
  • Explore global themes in morning and afternoon classes and make connections with students from around the world.
  • Focus upon a single evening film series designed for fun and variety.
  • Immerse yourself over three weeks in rich and varied optional residential experiences, attending baseball games, participating in music and dance events, exploring American shopping, and much more!

Electronic applications will open December 1, 2015.

You may submit your travel information on our website between January 1, 2016  and June 1, 2016.