Our stellar faculty come to us from the top ranks of New York publishing and academia. Fulltime professors and working journalists, they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our classrooms each summer.
NYU Summer Journalism invites visitors at large. International applicants, working professionals, and lifelong learners are welcome. Two- and four-credit options now available.
Participate in the NYU experience online this summer with one of our intensive summer courses open to visiting students of all levels.
The online application will be available in February 2021. More information regarding admissions is available here.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Most of your questions and much other information can be found here: Precollege Admissions.
Session 2: Tuesday, July 6 – Sunday, August 15, 2021
A: High school sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply to precollege classes. Occasionally, advanced students can enroll in an undergraduate course with permission. Email email@example.com to learn more.
Current high school seniors who will graduate prior to the start of a session will apply to courses here. For more details scroll down to the “College” section of this page for information that applies to you.
A: Yes! NYU Precollege has great opportunities for international students. Before applying, be sure to read through the requirements for international students. Most Journalism courses are writing intensive, so your written English should be very strong.
A: All of our precollege courses count for four college credits; tuition and fees for a four-credit class in 2021 is $6,868. NYU Precollege students who are enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course have the opportunity to participate in a five-week noncredit college writing workshop taught by NYU’s distinguished writing experts. Click here for full information on tuition and fees and click here for more details about the college writing workshop, including designated science sections of the course.
A: All of our courses available to precollege students are four college credits; you can take up to two courses per session. Click here for more details.
A: Only a very limited number of scholarships are available to academically qualified students who demonstrate a high level of financial need. International students are not eligible for scholarships. More information can be found here. The scholarship deadline is April 1.
Most of your questions and much other information can be found here.
Please note: There are no prerequisites for summer courses for visiting students. If you are interested in taking one of the Inquiry or Beat courses (all in Session 1), please email firstname.lastname@example.org about assessing your previous journalism experience and whether the prerequisite noted in Albert can be waived. If you encounter problems when registering, contact Don Starr at email@example.com. View the following graphic to see how to register for courses via Albert:
May 24 – July 3, 2021
July 6 – August 15, 2021
Special Sessions (Four-weeks):
June 1 – June 24, 2021 (“The Beat: The Story We See” course)
June 7 – June 30, 2021 (“Reporting with Social Media” course)
A: NYU and visiting students are eligible to enroll. You do not need to be a student at another institution to be eligible. Click here for full details.
A: Yes! Click here for more information. Most Journalism courses are writing intensive, so your written English should be very strong. Multimedia heavy courses (e.g., “The Beat: The Story We See” or “Inquiry: Multimedia”) typically require less writing.
A: You can apply online once the application becomes available, usually in early February. Follow the instructions found here. Please note: prerequisites noted in course descriptions do not apply except for current NYU students.
A: After you have applied and been admitted, registration for courses on Albert becomes available April 12, and a link will be made available to you.
A: Most of our courses are four college credits; tuition and fees for a four-credit class in 2020 was $6,680. However, we do offer several two-credit courses, which are about 1/2 the four-credit cost. A list of tuition and fees per credit can be found here.
A: Most of our courses are four credits, but we do offer a few two-credit classes; you can take up to two courses per session.
A: Answers to your financial aid questions can be found at the bottom of this page.
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