Summer at Rensselaer

Frequently Asked Questions

Program Information

Summer@Rensselaer Programs are created and facilitated by Rensselaer faculty members, who are experts in their field. Biographies of participating faculty are listed on each program page.

Programs last either a week (five days) or two weeks (10 days), depending on the program. All programs are non-credit.

Pre-requisites vary by program and are detailed on each program's webpage.

Are international students allowed to apply?
Yes, Summer at Rensselaer welcomes applicants from across the United States and abroad. 


Although high school programs are targeted to rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduating high school seniors may also apply.

Application & Eligibility

Applications typically include an unofficial high school transcript and letters of recommendation. Application instructions are listed on each program's page.

Can a student apply to more than one program?
If a student applies and is accepted to more than one program, they are welcome to enroll in multiple sessions. 

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