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)

Application Now Open!
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