Applications for 2022 are now closed.
Applications for the 2023 program will be available on the How to Apply page October 1, 2022. Deadline will be in mid-February (exact date TBA).
Tuition for the 2022 program is $3200, the fee for 2023 will be announced in the fall. The fee covers housing, 19 meals per week, most instructional materials, field trips, and social activities within the curriculum. It does not cover transportation to or from the program or the cost of optional social activities.
Each year a limited amount of financial aid is available to qualified students. There will be a separate application for financial aid.
About the Academy
The dynamic world of health care plus the expertise of University of Pittsburgh academics and facilities. This educational mixture shapes a unique, academically rigorous, hands-on campus experience for students attending the Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) each summer. The Academy is often a springboard for future studies in medicine.
Eligibility: current high school sophomore or junior; at least 15 years of age by application deadline.
Program is open to U.S. and international students who meet the criteria listed above.