Program Dates and 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.

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