SHAPE - Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers

Columbia Engineering's Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE) is a pre-college program for rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates. SHAPE is geared toward students with a curiosity for STEM: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each 3-week session (July 8 - July 26, 2024; July 29 - Aug 16, 2024) offers college-level, project-based courses in engineering taught by a diverse group of faculty at Columbia University

The application for Summer 2024 is closed. 

Please note that SHAPE is a commuter program and housing is not provided. Email [email protected] if you have questions.

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Application & Eligibility

The SHAPE 2024 application is now closed. Current high school students are eligible to apply!

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Courses and Programs

SHAPE will offer various courses in robotics, computer science, electrical and innovation and design. The program will include electives and workshops.

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Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships

Learn more about the costs associated with the program and available financial aid.

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Frequently asked questions on application, courses, programs, and tuition.

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Admitted Students

Students admitted to SHAPE must complete several steps before the program starts. 

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