NYU Precollege offers highschoolers the opportunity to experience life as an NYU student, earn college credits toward a future degree, and immerse themselves in the dynamic, global community that is New York University.
Take undergraduate courses in a wide range of academic subjects taught by NYU's world class faculty. Explore a possible future major or discover a new academic interest, all while engaging with NYU classmates from around the world.
NYU Precollege is offered during the Spring and Summer terms. Learn more about each semester:
Precollege students get to experience the dynamic, intellectually rigorous atmosphere of an NYU classroom. With dozens of courses to choose from, you can follow your curiosity as you discover new ideas and build practical skills.
Get inspired by NYU's award-winning faculty, and benefit from NYU's unique access to leading New York institutions and professionals. Your film class may be guest taught by a movie director, or your Art History class may take you on a guided tour of the Met.
No matter your area of academic interest, NYU Precollege offers opportunities to earn credits, enhance your skills, and broaden your perspective. You will learn alongside passionate and talented students like you from around the world and join NYU's unique community of scholars, artists, and changemakers.
The Summer 2021 Precollege Course Search will be available on March 22. Explore the courses offered during Summer 2020 Precollege.
In addition to classes, Precollege students can participate in the College 101 workshop series, which offers training in essay writing, research, and other essential college skills. College 101 also prepares students for the college admissions process, providing guidance and tools to help them build a strong application.