Summer Session at the University of Chicago – Boldly Go Towards Your Future

By University of Chicago

UChicago Summer Session

From left, Neil Gupta, Alexander Aron, Yooyeon Shim, and Julien Noujaim, all first year students, work on the Main Quad of the UChicago campus on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo by Joel Wintermantle)

UChicago Summer Session offers Intensive summer programs for undergraduates and recent graduates from around the world who seek to challenge themselves as they move to the next stage in their academic and professional careers. We seek a diverse student body interested in turning ideas into meaningful action through collaboration and rigorous analytical thinking, and exploring emerging academic disciplines. Earn college credit from anywhere in the world!

UChicago Summer Undergraduate Offerings

Summer Business Scholars (June 21 – August 28, 2021), now in its 14th year, brings students considering a career in business together online for a nine-week immersion into modern Marketing Management with outstanding faculty from the Chicago Booth School of Business, one of the top business schools in the world. We encourage students from any academic discipline to participate, not just those with business backgrounds. Our experiential curriculum provides a solid foundation for those interested in addressing the biggest issues of our time – be they local or global, social or environmental.

Summer Financial Math (June 21 – August 23, 2021) invites students from any major who have strong quantitative skills to learn more about emerging careers in modern finance, which is more interdisciplinary than ever before. Financial markets have become increasingly complex, requiring specialized skills to effectively predict opportunities for profit and manage risk. Our eight-week online course brings together mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and computer science to give students a taste of this growing field. Global demand has grown steadily for people who can understand, enhance, and develop new complex mathematical models, and individuals can choose from a variety of career paths in the industry, based on their skills and interests.

Applications for all UChicago Summer Session courses are now open. The deadline is April 30, 2021, but rolling admissions will continue through May 15, 2021. Tuition is $4,250 USD. Financial aid is available. Contact us at at any time with questions.

Why UChicago?

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas and to tackle the big questions. Students learn to think critically and act boldly, and move toward becoming the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

Enjoy A Taste of Chicago

Through our online summer programs, undergraduates and recent graduates can experience for themselves what makes our intellectual culture so distinctive. For those considering graduate study, a summer intensive provides an opportunity to learn whether UChicago graduate programs are the right next step for you.  You’ll learn from top faculty and alongside other students from around the world, all here to do more and be more than they ever thought possible.


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