Program Dates & Tuition

The Stanford Summer Humanities Institute offers two sessions. Each session runs for three weeks and provides different courses from which to choose.

Program Dates

  • Session 1: June 25 to July 14, 2017
  • Session 2: July 17 to August 5, 2017

The application for Summer 2017 will be available in December 2016.


Tuition for the 2017 Summer Humanities Institute is $6,000.

Tuition includes housing and dining in supervised Stanford residences, towels and bedding, field trip expenses, instruction, course materials, and transportation between Stanford University and the San Francisco International Airport.

Financial Aid

Need-based financial aid is available. For more information, see our Admissions page