Allsup Summer Academy


The Allsup Academy is a week-long immersive summer program at Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business.

About Allsup Academy

During the last week in July, high school students from around the nation come together to explore, learn, develop, and present innovative solutions to real world market needs.


Academy Curriculum

The Allsup Academy uses experiential learning, problem solving and case studies to educate young people on how to start and operate a business while instilling an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset.

View a sample daily schedule for the academy.

The Academy offers students four various entrepreneurship tracks that students can choose to study while at the Academy. The four tracks include:

The four various tracks, as well as the Allsup Academy as a whole, will cover topics that include:

The class also provides networking with entrepreneurs and local business professionals to develop possible mentor relationships and internship opportunities.


Program Highlights



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Full tuition for the 2014 Academy is $495, however, generous scholarships are available based on high school GPA, student activities, financial need, and the desire to attend.

Interested high school students should contact the Center for Entrepreneurship in the John Cook School of Business by:

For questions, please contact:

Greg Davenport
Youth Programs Coordinator