HomeHigh School Summer Business Programs at The Wharton School (Penn)
Philadelphia, PA & San Francisco, CA | On-Campus and Online Programs for Summer 2022
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High School Summer Business Programs at The Wharton School (Penn)

Philadelphia, PA & San Francisco, CA | On-Campus and Online Programs for Summer 2022

1, 2, or 3 Week Programs
Ivy League programs in Analytics, Finance, and Business
    Grade Level
    9, 10, 11, 12
    15, 16, 17, 18
    Course Highlights
    • - Essentials of Entrepreneurship
    • - Leadership in the Business World
    • - Essentials of Finance
    • - Moneyball Academy
    • - Data Science Academy
    • - Sports Business Academy
    • - Management & Technology Summer Institute
    • - Essentials of Leadership
    • - Future of the Business World
    • - Moneyball Academy: Training Camp
    • - Pre-Baccalaureate Program
    • - Essentials of Innovation – San Francisco
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    The Wharton Difference

    The Wharton Global Youth Program provides extensive opportunities for pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the first steps in becoming a leader who will transform the global economy. This top-tier program at one of the world's top business schools gives high school students a summer experience that will impact their life - and the world! 

    The Wharton Difference

    Programs for 2022

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    Campus Life & Activities

    After class, take a walk down Locust Walk in the heart of campus, visit Ben on the Bench, or admire the campus architecture and tree-lined walkways. Penn is known for its extraordinary athletic and recreational facilities. Organize pick-up games in Penn Park or play tennis with a friend at the Hamlin Tennis Center. 

    Located in the University City neighborhood, Penn is near a multitude of shopping and dining options. Immerse yourself in Philadelphia’s history and culture with supervised visits to art museums, parks, historic sites, and more! Test your skills at detecting counterfeit bills at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia or relax with friends overlooking the Delaware River. “The City of Brotherly Love” has something for everyone! 

    Students in our programs live in one of the Penn residence halls, which are only a short walk from the dining hall and academic buildings.

    Top Wharton Activities

    • Explore the history of Philadelphia at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in Society Hill
    • Ride the roller coasters at Six Flags
    • Cheer for the Philadelphia Phillies at a major league baseball game
    • Shop over 400 stores at King of Prussia Mall, the East Coast’s premier shopping destination
    • Test your skills at detecting counterfeit bills at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    • Try the city’s authentic cheese steaks at Steve's Prince of Steaks
    • Test your knowledge at our weekly “Trivia Night”

    Dates & Program Fees

    Program Details

    For On-Campus Programs


    You will be part of a dynamic community of students and staff, living together in one residence hall. Undergraduate dormitories are fully air-conditioned and feature study and social lounges, laundry facilities, vending machines, and high-speed internet access. The residence hall is fully secured by 24-hour campus security and is only accessible with campus ID. The Wharton/Summer Discovery office is centrally located within the dorm to ensure access to counselors and support staff around the clock. The residence hall is a short walk to the dining hall, academic buildings, and Penn Park.


    Unique to Summer Discovery is our all-inclusive meal plan. Enjoy two meals daily (breakfast and dinner), while on campus. Choose from daily options at the salad bar, deli counter, pizza oven, burger bar, dessert bar, and more. Are you a vegetarian? Do you have food allergies? Special diets are not a problem.

    On-Campus program fees include: 

    Full academic and term fees, use of Penn academic facilities, on-campus housing, two meals a day Monday-Friday, two meals on Sunday (no meals Saturday due to excursions/activities), extracurricular activities and trips, student supervision. 

    Not included: 

    Non-refundable $100 application fee, travel to/from Penn’s campus, airport transfers, Pottruck Gym access (may be available for additional fee); class materials; meals eaten off campus; medical expenses; laundry; souvenirs; and personal spending money. 

    On-Campus Programs FAQ

    For Online Programs

    Online Programs FAQ                                                                   

    Compare our online and on-campus programs to determine your best option

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