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2015 Important Dates

Priority Application Deadline:  March 16, 2015
General Application Deadline:  May 18, 2015

Program:  July 5 - 25, 2015

Move-in: 2-4pm on Sunday, July 5, 2015*.
Move-out:  All students must vacate by 11am on Saturday, July 25th**.

* If you need to arrive before this time, please contact the program office by phone 1-215-898-0053 or email: saast@seas.upenn.edu.

** Official move-out day is Saturday July 25, 2015 by 11am for all students. Graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015 from 4 to 6 pm. Parents are encouraged to attend.  (Announcements will be sent with an RSVP request.)  If students want to leave with their families on Friday, July 24th, they may do so after the graduation ceremony or after they have fulfilled their academic commitments.   If parents want to stay overnight on Friday, please make reservations at one of the Philadelphia hotels.  Parents are not permitted to stay on campus with the students.

Academic Information

Class of 2014

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:11
Residential Teaching Assistant to Student Ratio: 1:7

Class Size

Biotechnology: 42
Computer Graphics: 28
Computer Science: 38
Nanotechnology: 36
Robotics: 36
Engineering Complex Networks 20

 

Class of 2013

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:11
Residential Teaching Assistant to Student Ratio: 1:8

Class Size

Biotechnology: 42
Computer Graphics: 28
Computer Science: 36
Nanotechnology: 30
Robotics: 36
Engineering Complex Networks 22

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official high school transcript (sealed, send directly from your school)
  • Personal Essay and Short Answers
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (on official school letterhead, signed and sealed)
  • Test scores, if applicable (PSAT, SAT I, II, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, AP, IB)
  • $75 non-refundable application fee