Frontiers Overview (Grades 10-12)

Frontiers Overview (Grades 10-12)

Summer Students walking across WPI Quad in sunshine

Frontiers (Residential, In-Person)


•    2-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

Audiences: Rising 10, 11, and 12th graders
Frontiers I Dates: July 9 - July 21, 2023
Frontiers II Dates: July 23 - August 4, 2023
Cost for per session of Frontiers: $3,595 for 2023
(Prices includes housing, food, field trips, workshops, and activities)

Applications Open: January 17, 2023 (reviewed on a rolling basis)
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2023
Application Cost: No fee
Application Materials: 
  • Application which includes short free response and list of involvement
  • Official transcripts are preferred, but self-submitted transcripts are also 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.
Summer information session sign up

Virtual Information Sessions - Summer 2023

Interested in learning more about our interactive summer program for high schoolers? Click the link here to register for our upcoming information sessions for summer 2023 programs.

Additional Upcoming Information Sessions

April 5 at 1pm EST - Frontiers and College Credit Jumpstart

Register here

April 19 at 12pm EST - All Summer Programs

Register here

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. 

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. Get the chance to explore a STEM major and Humanities and Arts minor giving you the chance to exercise both sides of your brain this summer. 

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