2016 Duke Summer Academy for High School Students

Arrival & Departure Dates


  • Arrival: July 16
  • Departure: August 5
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.

Summer Academy for High School Students, a 3-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.

Choose Duke


Below are reasons to 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!