Student Application:

PROMYS is a nationwide program for pre-college students who will be at least 15 years old by the move-in date. Students throughout the United States participate as well as many international students. Admissions decisions will be based on the following criteria: applicants' solutions to a set of challenging problems included with the application packet; teacher recommendations; high school transcripts; and student essays explaining their interest in the program.

Applications are no longer being accepted for PROMYS 2014.

2014 Deadlines:

  • Early Application: March 15 (We'll email you an admission decision by April 1)

  • Regular Application: April 15 (We'll email you an admission decision by May 1)


Counselor applications for the summer of 2014 are available on the For Counselors page.

Mailing Instructions

Department of Mathematics 
Boston University 
111 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215 
Tel: (617) 353-2563

Policy of Nondiscrimination

PROMYS does not discriminate on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin in the operation of its program or in its admissions, hiring, or financial aid decisions.