Frontiers Overview (Grades 10-12)

Frontiers Overview (Grades 10-12)

Summer Students walking across WPI Quad in sunshine

Frontiers (Residential, In-Person)


•    Two-week in-person, non-credit bearing residential program
•    Explore a STEM major with a humanities and arts minor
•    Connect with peers from around the world who share your passion for STEM
•    Engage in college preparation workshops and social activities
•    Learn in tandem with your peers right here on WPI's campus

Audience: Rising 10, 11, and 12th graders
Frontiers I Dates: July 7 - 19, 2024
Frontiers II Dates: July 21 - August 2, 2024
Cost per session of Frontiers: $3,995
(Prices includes housing, food, field trips, workshops, and activities)

The application is now closed for summer 2024. Please check back periodically for details about the summer 2025 program and application process. 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
Application Cost: Free
Application Materials:

  • Application including short free response and list of involvements
  • Transcript(s) - Official transcripts are preferred, but self-submissions are accepted
  • Recommendation(s)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test (required for international applicants)

Financial Assistance Information: For information about our financial assistance please see our program policies page.

Preview Frontiers program students walking outside at WPI
On-Campus Experience

Frontiers is more than just exploring STEM. Check out our On Campus Experience page to see what a typical day looks like and our engagement opportunities throughout the pre-college experience. 

Preview Students working on biochemical project in summer program
Major & Minor Course Information

Our Frontiers majors and minors are taught synchronously giving students the opportunity to learn live with faculty and peers. You will have the chance to explore a STEM major and Humanities, Arts, or Business minor as you exercise both sides of your brain this summer. 

Cassandra S.
I didn’t expect to meet so many people who were interested in the same things I am. This was the first time feeling like I was not the odd one out.
  • Cassandra S.
  • Frontiers Participant

Watch how Francine Pursued Her Passions at Frontiers