About Washington, DC

About Washington, DC

Lincoln Memorial
Students have the opportunity to visit many of the iconic monuments in Washington, DC including the Lincoln Memorial.

As a student enrolled in an NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy program in Washington, DC, you'll have the chance to explore all that this amazing city has to offer. Home to historic sights, iconic government buildings, and a wealth of museums and landmarks, Washington provides countless things to do a see.

The city is logically laid out with an easy-to-use public transportation system, so you'll have no trouble getting around. Because it is an international city with nations from around the globe represented, Washington also offers diverse cuisine and a true sense of global community. 

Row Houses Washington
Empire Style Row Houses.

The city center is surrounded by many quaint neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, brownstone houses, and lovely parks and restaurants.

National Gallery
The National Gallery of Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution, houses some of the world's greatest masterpieces.

The Smithsonian Institution, which is the world's largest museum and research complex, offers Washington, DC residents and visitors alike, a community of learning and culture.