Application Information

Registration for SummerLab 2014 is now closed. Please come back in the winter for SummerLab 2015!


Admission is based on rolling admission. Apply as early as possible as space is limited.


The fee to attend SummerLab 2014, which includes laboratory use and all materials, is $1,000. For students attending two weeks, the fee is $1,800. Financial assistance is available for qualifying families.*

Please make payments online for make checks payable to Boston University CityLab and mail to:

Boston University School of Medicine
72 E. Concord St. R-10
Boston, MA 02118

A $200 deposit is due upon completion of your initial application. Applications will not be considered complete until a deposit is received. Your deposit will be applied toward your final balance. Deposits are non-refundable after March 1, 2014.

Once we have received the deposit and the first part of your application, we will email you the next steps to complete the application.

*Families qualifying for free and reduced lunch are eligible for financial assistance. Please address inquiries in writing to


SummerLab hours are 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. except for Wednesdays which end at 4:00 p.m.  Please note that this is a day program. However, both commuters and boarders are welcome. Housing is available on the Charles River campus. Housing costs for Summer 2014 have not yet been released.

SummerLab locations

SummerLab will be offered at Boston University and in Waltham at Gann Academy. For more information on the curricula offered at each location, click here.

To learn about additional Boston University Pre-College and Youth summer programs, click here.

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