Summer Precollege

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Experience NYU

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.


Precollege students get to experience the dynamic, intellectually rigorous atmosphere of an NYU classroom. With many of courses to choose from, available in person on campus and online, 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.

View the Precollege course lists to learn more:  
    Fall 2023 Precollege Courses 
    Spring 2024 Precollege Courses
    Summer 2024 Precollege Courses 

Academic Areas for Precollege Courses

Tap into the NYU Network

As a Precollege student, you will receive personal academic advising and be connected to NYU resources, events, and services. Develop your research skills using the NYU Library System, engage with your classmates through events and activities, and get the most out of your learning with NYU's learning resources.

In addition to credit-bearing classes, Precollege students can attend a series of free workshops geared toward preparing them for the college application process.