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


Session and application dates

SessionApplication Submission PeriodFinal Notification DateSession Dates
Winter 2016October 13 – December 1December 10January 18 – March 4
Spring 2016January 4 – February 4February 14April 4 – May 20
Summer 2016March 21 – April 14April 24June 20 – July 29
Fall 2016June 24 – July 25August 5Sept 26 – Nov 11

Tuition: $9500

Aside from our all-star line of speakers, our tuition covers on-campus accommodation, breakfast every day, transportation for activities, and admission to special events.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is offered based on demonstrated need and entrepreneurial excellence. We encourage students in need to propose an extraordinary offer in their application in exchange for a tuition discount.


Women who code

One Full Scholarship for WomenWhoCode members.

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.


If you are a woman applying with a female friend, you both are eligible for up to 50% off tuition.

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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