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May 26 - August 16, 2020

Learn, explore, and experience all New York University and New York City have to offer with one of our unique Summer Programs! Our program offers a variety of course options including three-, six-, and twelve-week sessions. You'll have the flexibility to create your own schedule and select courses from any of nine colleges.?

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Looking to go abroad? Learn about NYU's Summer Abroad opportunities for visiting students.

NYU also offers summer programs for high school students as well. Explore NYU Summer High School Programs and get a taste of life as a college student.?

Specialized Summer Programs

For a subject-specific and intensive experience, you may want to consider one of the specialized academic programs listed below. Each one focuses on one academic area, with the course curriculum already designed for you.

Summer Journalism at NYU

Whether you’re a seasoned reporter or just starting out, NYU Journalism will bring you into the fast-paced, shifting world of multimedia journalism. The East Village, one of New York's most historic and culturally rich neighborhoods, is home to NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, whose world-class faculty will be your guides. You will learn new techniques and sharpen your skills, with opportunities to have your best work professionally published.

Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions

From jazz to music technology, dance to vocal performance, The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development offers students a chance to participate in its varied and exciting music and performing arts courses and workshops.

Writers in NY

Spend the summer writing in one of the most inspiring cities in the world. In this program, you will focus on poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction as you participate in daily writing workshops and craft sessions. Your experience is enhanced by attending readings, lectures, and discussions led by New York City-based writers and publishing professionals, and class trips and cultural activities provide context and inspiration for your writing.

Summer at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

The NYU Tisch School of the Arts offers summer undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit certificates and intensives. Find what's right for you:

Cultural Capital

These city-specific courses at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development examine how and why New York City has become a hub of media, creativity, and the business of culture. This program relies on getting out into the city, and you’ll delve into everything from the phenomenon that is Times Square to the history of the Harlem Renaissance through site visits, guest lectures, and field research.