We're currently taking applications for our 7-week residential program.


Session and application dates

2015/2016 session dates and application deadlines

SessionDatesAdmission PeriodFinal Notification Date
Winter 2016January 18 – March 4October 13 – November 6November 20
Spring 2016April 4 – May 20January 4 – February 4February 14
Summer 2016June 20 – July 29March 21 – April 14April 24
Fall 2016Sept 26 – Nov 11June 24 – July 25August 5


Tuition includes: full tuition, on-campus accommodation, breakfast every day, & transportation to and from activities 

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If you are a woman applying for the program and you apply with a female friend, you both get up to 50% off your tuition.

Founder of student first.org

Founder of student first.org

Michelle Rhee

One full scholarship for an entrepreneur working in the education/public policy space.

Founder, Indus Basin Holding

Founder, Indus Basin Holding

Aamer Sarfraz

One $5k scholarship for an idea with big social impact.              

YC Partner & Entrepreneur

YC Partner & Entrepreneur

Justin Kan

A full scholarship for someone who is working on a for profit company making a positive social impact.

President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

L. Rafael Reif

One full scholarship for an MIT student applicant with a STEM background.

Partner, Fortis General Counsel, LLP

Partner, Fortis General Counsel, LLP

Rob Dang

One $5k scholarship for women in STEM.

Managing Director, Draper Dragon Fund

Managing Director, Draper Dragon Fund

Andy Tang

One $5k scholarship for an entrepreneur with a global vision.

Women who code

One Full Scholarship for WomenWhoCode members.

Admissions Process

Our Applications are read on a rolling basis. Once your application is received, you may be invited you to do a 15 minute Skype interview with someone on our team. If selected to Draper University you will receive an admissions decision within 3 – 4 weeks.

Visa and Travel Plans

If you are applying from abroad, please take into consideration the time required to apply for a visa if you are accepted to Draper University’s boarding program. We STRONGLY advise you submit your application at least 2 months prior to start date in order to allow ample time to apply for a business visitor visa from your home country.


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