High School Academy

The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy offers high school students, in all grades, the opportunity to explore career paths while experiencing life on the NYU campus in NYC.

Gain the Competitive Edge on Your College Application

The college admissions process can be extremely competitive. Good grades and strong standardized test scores are not all that colleges and universities are considering. Demonstrating your knowledge of the field in which you seek to pursue an education, showing that you have the ability to do college-level work, and indicating your readiness to go the extra mile, can all be to your advantage.

Through the NYUSPS High School Academy, you can gain the knowledge and experience that will set you apart. Learn from industry experts as you explore career paths in emerging sectors. Make new friends as you acquire an understanding of what college life is all about. 

Gain an Understanding of College-Level Work

High School Academy programs immerse you in college-level work, preparing you for the challenge of higher education.

Explore a Particular Field of Interest

No matter which program you choose, you will acquire a comprehensive overview of the field and the types of career paths it offers.

Meet New Friends With Similar Interests

You'll make new friends from across NYC and the country, and around the world, who share your interests and your drive to succeed.

Career Edge

One Summer Week in NYC That Can Change Your Life!

Are you a rising high school sophomore, junior or senior who is beginning to think about college and your professional path? These intensive, one-week study options allow you to "try on" careers and serve as an impressive addition to your college application.

These one-week summer programs allow you to explore career options and to gain the competitive edge when applying for college. Learn with students from around the globe as you explore NYC and experience what it's like to live in an NYU dorm.

Weekend Workshops

Prepare for your academic and professional future. The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy offers Weekend Workshops that provide high school students with programs of study that allow them to explore their professional options and enhance their college portfolio.

NYU-MasterScholar Summer Research Program

NYU is excited to announce the 2024 summer program offered in collaboration with MasterScholar. This academic experience offers students the opportunity to gain research skills in a college environment, while studying at NYU’s exciting campus in Manhattan.

This three-week program, in which students will earn college credit through NYU, includes a college-level research skills course with credit and transcript, as well as co-curricular academic programming and activities around New York City. 

The program runs Sunday, July 21 through Saturday, August 10, 2024. Students stay in NYU residence halls and experience the city with other high school students participating in NYU programs. Students who successfully complete the course earn a transcript for this one-credit NYU course, and will receive a certificate of completion for the NYU-MasterScholar Summer Research Program.

For more details, and to apply to attend this program, please visit NYU-MasterScholar Summer Research Program (master-scholar.com).