Summer Institute at NYU-SCPS for High School Students
This summer, the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) will offer high school students the opportunity to live and learn in the heart of New York City, the cultural and financial capital of the world.
One-week, professionally oriented intensive programs of study allow you to explore career options and to gain the competitive edge when applying for college. Experience university life by living in an NYU dorm.*
Enjoy the use of NYU facilities, while you take in all that NYC has to offer during the summer.
How to Apply
To apply, students must have successfully completed grades 9, 10, or 11, and must submit an application. In addition they must submit an official high school transcript and a 250-word essay.
Housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Apply as soon as possible to reserve your space.
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Tuition: $1,995 per one-week course (includes lunch daily)
Student Activity Fee: $125 per week
Dining Fee (for residential students only): $135 per week
(includes breakfast and dinner)
*Housing Fee (optional): $211 per week (live in an NYU dorm)
Application Due: June 15, 2013
Creative Writing–Finding Your Muse in Metropolis
Learn from the pros, as you transform your ideas and stories into compelling writing.
Digital Filmmaking–Telling the Story Through Technology
Gain a thorough understanding of the creative and technical aspects of filmmaking.
Digital Journalism–Spreading the News Through New Media
Learn how to use today’s Web 2.0 tools to write and to produce stories.
Finance NYC–High Stakes, High Returns
Gain an insider’s view of the high-tech, high-stakes world of finance.
Motion Comics and Illustration–Transforming the Tale
Develop your creative ideas using traditional art that is fused with sound effects, music, and cinematic motion.
Photographing NYC–Through the Mind's Eye and the Camera Lens
Explore the principles of photographic vision and create a digital portfolio.
Real Estate NYC–Building a Strong Foundation
Gain an in-depth understanding of the phases of real estate development.
Understanding Global Issues–Tough Choices for the 21st Century
Go behind the headlines for a comprehensive overview of the most pressing global issues.