With NYU Precollege, rising juniors and seniors can apply to take college-level courses for credit and experience life as an NYU student.
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.
Craigh Barboza has written about entertainment, race and culture for Cineaste magazine, CNN, Entertainment Weekly, Film Comment, GQ, The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, MTV, New York magazine, The New York Times and Washington Post. He works in Career Services at NYU Journalism and teaches a course on film journalism. His book John Singleton: Interviews, a study of the Oscar-nominated director’s work, is part of the acclaimed series Conversations with Filmmakers (University Press of Mississippi).
Jessica Minkoff was the Fashion Content Editor at Bergdorf Goodman where she oversaw fashion content across digital platforms including social media, email marketing, and the luxury retailer’s 5th/58th St blog. Prior to that she was the Editorial Director at Soho boutique Kirna Zabête as well as a freelance fashion news editor at Harper’s BAZAAR. She has also held the Market Director at Large title at Fashion Unfiltered, as well as Senior Fashion Editor titles at Teen Vogue and Marie Claire US. Jessica started her career as an assistant editor at Style.com upon graduating from New York University’s College of Arts and Science with a B.A. in Journalism and Sociology. Jessica is based in New York City.
Kayla Stewart is an award-winning food and travel writer. She is a columnist at The Bittman Project, and her work has been featured in The New York Times, Southern Foodways Alliance’s “Gravy”, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Condé Nast Traveler, Bon Appétit, Travel + Leisure, Eater, Salon, Texas Monthly, and others.
Kayla served as a Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia and was awarded the UC Berkeley-11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship. She was a guest speaker at the 2021 Southern Foodways Alliance Fall Symposium, and her piece, “A Harlem Restaurant That’s Withstood Gentrification, a Pandemic and Time” received a notable mention in the 2021 edition of Best American Food Writing. She is the co-author of the forthcoming cookbook, “Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island.”
Kayla received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Houston, and holds a joint master’s degree in International Relations and Journalism from New York University.
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 2023. More information regarding admissions is available here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact us with any questions at email@example.com
Most of your questions and much other information can be found here: Precollege Admissions here: Explore Precollege, and here: Application and Admitted Student Resources.
Session 2: Thursday, July 6 – Wednesday, August 16, 2023
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. International students are required to provide proof of English language proficiency as part of their application. You’ll find some information here, but if you have questions, contact University Programs at email@example.com. Most Journalism courses are writing intensive, so your written English should be very strong.
A: Instructions on how to apply to precollege courses are here and a direct link to apply online is coming soon to here for precollege and here for undergraduates.
A: All of our precollege courses count for four college credits; tuition and fees for a four-credit class in 2023 is $7,266. Click here for full information on tuition and fees.
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.
A: Yes. Learn more about NYU housing here.
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. You will find information on how to register via Albert here. If you encounter problems when registering, contact Don Starr at email@example.com.
May 22 – July 5, 2023
July 6 – August 16, 2023
Special Session Courses (Four-weeks):
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, a link to register for courses on Albert will be made available to you.
A: Most of our courses are four college credits; tuition and fees for a four-credit class in 2022 was $7,065. We sometimes offer 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 sometimes offer two-credit classes; you can take up to eight credits per session.
A: Financial aid is not offered to visiting students, but other options can be found at the bottom of this page.
A: Yes. Learn more about NYU housing here.
More helpful links can be found below:
Application, Information and Deadlines for Visiting and International Students.