NYU High School Academy at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies
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.
Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2013 program.
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)
Phone: (212) 998-7006
2013 Study Options (2014 Programs Coming Soon)
Creative Writing–Finding Your Muse in Metropolis—FULL
Learn from the pros, as you transform your ideas and stories into compelling writing.
Digital Filmmaking–Telling the Story Through Technology—FULL
Gain a thorough understanding of the creative and technical aspects of filmmaking.
Digital Journalism–Spreading the News Through New Media—FULL
Learn how to use today’s Web 2.0 tools to write and to produce stories.
Finance NYC–High Stakes, High Returns—FULL
Gain an insider’s view of the high-tech, high-stakes world of finance.
Motion Comics and Illustration–Transforming the Tale—FULL
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—FULL
Explore the principles of photographic vision and create a digital portfolio.
Real Estate NYC–Building a Strong Foundation—FULL
Gain an in-depth understanding of the phases of real estate development.
Understanding Global Issues–Tough Choices for the 21st Century—FULL
Go behind the headlines for a comprehensive overview of the most pressing global issues.