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Take your talent to the next level this summer at Tisch.

Tisch Summer High School program is an intensive 4-week program through which students recieve professional training from Tisch faculty in one of eight artistic disciplines, including Dance, Drama, Game Design, Recorded Music, and more (see below).

Program curricula for each artistic track follows the first-year undergraduate curricula at Tisch. Students work independently and collaboratively on projects and performances, and the program culminates in 4-6 college credits.

How to Apply

Eligible applicants will be high school students who are currently enrolled in the 10th or 11th grade with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The application includes:

  • Online application form
  • Personal statement
  • Creative résumé
  • Passport (non-U.S. citizens only)
  • Proof of English language proficiency (non-native English-speakers)
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Unofficial high school transcripts

Program Tracks

Tisch Summer High School Residential offers seven distinct artistic tracks. Explore the options below and apply to the track of your interest.

Student Life

Tisch Summer High School is an academically and artistically rigorous program during which students take part in full-day trainings and classes Monday-Friday. Students collaborate within their own artistic tracks and with students in other tracks on projects and performances.

Students live together on campus in an NYU residence hall with the support of full-time, on-site residential staff who are available to help students and offer guidance. Students have access to University resources, including the NYU Library System and Student Health Center.

Outside of class, students can participate in a variety of on-campus activities planned just for NYU's summer high school program students and take advantage of guided trips to iconic NYC attractions, like Broadway, the Met, Yankee Stadium, and much more.

Schedule and Deadlines

Program Dates Application Open Deadline
July 10-August 6
Open January 11, 2023

Program Dates
July 10 - August 6

$13,350 (varies by track)


Application Availability