The Application Process

Our process is completed in 3 simple steps

1. apply

Our application is simple. We want to know about your business idea, and why you were put on this earth. We have no pre-requisites for applying.


If we like your application, we will schedule a Skype interview with a member of our admissions team to learn more about you.


After the interview, you will receive an admissions decision within 3-4 weeks. Financial Aid is awarded on a rolling basis.

Session and application dates

SessionApplication Reviewing PeriodFinal Notification DateSession Dates
Fall 2016June 24 – August 12August 26Sept 26 – Nov 11
Summer 2017March 20 – May 5May 19June 19 – July 28
Fall 2017June 26 - August 11August 25Sept 25 – Nov 10

Tuition: $12,000

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. You will receive a financial aid application upon acceptance if requested.



Women who code

A $5k Scholarship for WomenWhoCode members.


One $5,000 scholarship exclusively for the winner of HerGlobal competition.

YC Partner & Entrepreneur

YC Partner & Entrepreneur

Justin Kan

A $5k scholarship for someone who is working on a for profit company making a positive social impact.


A $2,000 scholarship exclusively for members of the SoGal community.


Two female friends who apply are both eligible for up to 50% off tuition.


Catapult Incubator

A $2,000 scholarship exclusively for Catapult students and alumni.

Investor & Chairperson, Meera Kaul Foundation

Investor & Chairperson, Meera Kaul Foundation

Meera Kaul

$5k scholarship for a female University graduate with a technical background.


Michelle Rhee

A $5k scholarship for someone who is disrupting education.

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 4 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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