Summer at Yale University
With a heritage spanning over three centuries, Yale stands out as one of the most prestigious and esteemed universities in the world. Nestled on a campus rich in hallowed ground and historic architecture, students have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in an unforgettable summer of STEM and arts studies. Our challenging curriculum includes biopsychology, medical microbiology, astrophysics, quantum mechanics, environmental science, engineering, and more.
Summer programming also includes fun activities, trips, and adventures in a safe and inclusive environment. While surrounded by like-minded, gifted, and creative peers, students are encouraged to be their authentic selves. In addition to a world-class academic curriculum, these activities are coordinated to help students build friendships and thrive in social environments to help foster critical skills like confidence, self-advocacy, and teamwork.
Top Campus Activities:Silent Disco and Live Band Karaoke Variety Performances by Comedians, Hypnotists, Mentalists, and MagiciansCommunity Events: SIG Traditions, Group Challenges, Sports Tournaments & Leagues
Yale University Programs
Summer Discovery offers gifted and talented programs at Yale University for middle school and high school students.
Institute for the Gifted
This program offers talented and creative students an unparalleled academic curriculum that is challenging, interactive and hands-on – while helping students build essential life skills and confidence. Outside the classroom, students embark on fun adventures and develop lifelong friendships and connections in our inclusive community.More InfoMore Info
Discover our curriculum offerings across various subject areas, complete with detailed descriptions to help you pick the perfect courses. Immerse yourself in unforgettable locations as you embark on your best summer yet!
Dates & tuition
We offer program types based on age, academic interest, and session dates. Discover which summer experience is the right fit for you.
- Academic tuition
- 2-3 meals per day, 7 days per week (varies by program)
- Extracurricular activities and excursions every afternoon, evening, and all weekend long
- Transportation for included activities
- Use of athletic and recreation facilities
- College admissions presentation
- Blanket and pillow
- Safety and supervision
- Note: some courses and academies have additional academic fees.
- Contact a program specialist for more information at +1 (516) 447-4907.
- Application fee
- Airfare and airport transfers
- Supplemental course fees may apply
- Meals eaten off campus
- Medical expenses
- Spending money
- For international students, the international registration fee is $379 (residential) OR $239 (commuter) – this fee covers a medical policy for the student and their airport transfers.