Penn Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania



The School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania offers a unique opportunity for a selective group of highly motivated and talented high school students to experience rigorous and challenging college-level coursework for college credit. The Academy’s intensive, three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting-edge technologies. Participants of the SAAST program enroll in one of six offered courses: biotechnology, nanotechnology, robotics, computer science, computer graphics, and engineering complex networks.

General Info

Name Penn Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania
Location Philadelphia, PA
Year-round Contacts 215-898-0053
Program Focuses & Features Climbing Wall, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science, Swimming, Tennis, Weight Training
Grade Range (rising grades) 10-12
Application Deadline May
Director Paige Harker, Program Director
Residential Fee $7376, 3 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 2004
Sponsor University of Pennsylvania
Dates & Sessions 3 weeks


Paige Harker, Program Director