May 13, 2021


  • Crimson Education
  • Boston, MA 02215, USA


PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage strongly motivated high school students to explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists. Professor Glenn Stevens, the Director of PROMYS, founded the program in 1989 together with other members of the current faculty.

Age Range


Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

A challenging problem set, recommendation from mathematics teacher, transcript, and short essays

Time Commitment

6 weeks