Weekend Workshops - NYU High School

Getting ready for college while preparing for your professional future.

The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy offers Weekend Workshops, which focus on college and career readiness for high school students and allow them to explore their professional options while gaining skills and knowledge to enhance their college application. Although these courses do not offer college credit, they provide you with a pre college experience and immerse you in a professional field while answering questions such as: What is college like? How can I prepare for college? What is a good career for me?

Courses will be offered in-person only, please review course descriptions and schedules.

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As a college prep program, the NYU SPS High School Academy offers a range of professional and college geared courses. Explore topics and get a feel for majors or careers you may be considering all while preparing for the college admissions and college application process.

Projects and short assignments provide take-aways that prepare you for college classroom work, while demonstrating your newly acquired skills.


All courses are $850.

Please note: No financial aid, scholarships, or discounts are available for Weekend Workshops.

Application is now open!

Application Deadline for Spring Courses:
Rolling admission- courses are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Final Application Deadline for Spring Courses:
March 15, 2024

Class Schedule:
March 16, 2024- May 11, 2024
(No class 3/30, 4/20, 4/27)

Frequently Asked Questions

Weekend Workshops - NYU High School Courses

Weekend workshop often mirror the courses offered in the summer Career Edge program. They range from courses in banking and finance to digital filmmaking and journalism, cyber defense and social media to interactive marketing and writing for TV. Each course serves as an impressive addition to your college application. Many of our students return for multiple semesters, layering the knowledge they acquire to enhance their professional positioning.

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