Open to students completing grades 10 & 11.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals Sunday, no meals Saturday), recreation access (16 years of age or older only), activities and trips.
Not included: Airfare, airport transfers (Available for $40 each way), classroom materials, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, souvenirs, and personal spending money ($100-$150 per week suggested).
A member of the Ivy League, Penn Law is one of the oldest and most selective law schools in the world, with a history of innovation in education. Distinguished alumni include global political leaders, jurists, law professors, managing partners at top law firms, and corporate counsel at Fortune 100 companies. With its beautiful and historic campus in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, Penn Law is the perfect setting for a pre-college Law Academy.
At Penn Law, we help you explore your interest in law and prepare for your future, no matter what career you eventually choose. Our pre-college program combines academics and activities to give high school students a well-rounded introduction to the American legal system and how law is practiced in the United States.
During our 7 year partnership with the University of Pennsylvania, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of exemplary high school students. Summer Discovery students come from 43 states and over 60 countries. Join us and create long-lasting friendships with students from all over the world this summer.
Every day at Penn Law is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:
8.30am Roll out of bed and head to the 1920 Dining Commons where you can enjoy eggs, pastries, fruit, and more on your way to class.
9.30am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for class.
11.30am What’s one great thing about college? Long lunch breaks. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Houston Market with friends, catch up on homework, or workout at the gym.
1.00pm Back to class, but not always in the classroom. Some afternoons will be spent on site visits to court rooms, law firms, national institutions, and monuments.
4.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from museums, sports, shopping, study sessions, and more.
6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at the 1920 Dining Commons.
8.00pm Outdoor movies. Concerts. Karaoke Night. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends at Penn Law.
11.00pm Order a pizza, watch a movie, or play video games in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.
University of Pennsylvania Join the 3 week Research Academy in Social Justice and learn about past and present struggles to overcome inequality and injustice.