Admissions

Stanford Math Circle is an enrichment program for mathematically motivated and curious students. Registration opens at the beginning of each quarter. Please note that these sessions are in high demand and we may not be able to accommodate all students; classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Stanford Math Circle

Our ten-week courses run throughout the academic year and offer students in grades 1–12 the chance to enrich their STEM education.
Dates & Tuition
We offer sessions in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarter. Each quarter, Stanford Math Circle tuition is $450.
Enthusiastic Peers
Students learn in a community of peers; therefore, they must be in the grade level to which they apply.
Registration Process
Registration opens 1-2 months ahead of the session start. We recommend joining our mailing list to get an announcement of when the registration opens. Courses are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Attending Live Online Classes
Students from any geographic location are welcome to enroll in the online classes. Students are expected to attend all live online classes, and should only register for sections that are appropriate for their schedule and time zone. Please note that all class times are in Pacific Time.

Registration Now Closed

Registration for Fall 2020 Math Circle is currently closed. Please join our mailing list to learn about future opportunities.

Admissions Questions

I do not live in the Stanford area. Am I able to participate? 

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Yes! Students from any geographic location are welcome to enroll in the online Circles program. Students are expected to attend all live online classes, and should only register for sections that are appropriate for their schedule and time zone. Please note that all class times are in Pacific Time.

How can I be notified about the registration opening?

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We will post the link to our online registration as it becomes available. When the registration period is closed, please sign up for our mailing list to be notified when the application will be available for next quarter.

What are other resources for students interested in mathematics?

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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Other Stanford Opportunities

For other opportunities at Stanford, refer to the Stanford Mathematics Department

  • Stanford High School Summer Session gives high school students an opportunity to enroll as a Stanford student during the summer quarter and earn college credit. Courses include: Introduction to Scientific Computing, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Calculus of Several Variables

Innovative Off-Campus Programs

Other Bay Area Math Circles

Enrichment Programs in Mathematics

  • Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics—For mathematically talented high school students.
  • Euclid Lab
  • MathPath—Advanced Summer Camp for students ages 11–14 who show great promise in and a love for mathematics.
  • AwesomeMath Summer Program—A three-week intensive summer camp for mathematically gifted students from around the globe.
  • Texas Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp—The Texas Mathworks Honors Summer Math Camp (HSMC) is an intensive multi-summer program for outstanding high school students who are excited about mathematics. The goal of the program is to develop talented youth of all backgrounds by providing challenging courses in a unique learning environment.