Welcome to Summer Academy
Our Summer Academy program gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to pursue their passions while living and learning in New York City or Washington DC. We offer a unique academic experience and encourage students to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world. Our two and four-week courses draw on the unique cultural landscape and industries of each city and the expertise of The New York Times. We encourage students from all backgrounds to apply to Summer Academy.
Summer Academy is moving to online for the 2020 session.
Summer Academy is Now Online!
No matter where you are in the world, Summer Academy Online brings knowledge, insight and guidance from Times journalists and other industry experts directly to you.
Summer Academy Faculty
Our instructors are award-winning New York Times journalists, industry experts and recognized thought leaders across a wide range of disciplines. Each faculty member structures their course around real-time conversations defining their professions.
Our Commitment to Diversity
The School of The New York Times is committed to fostering a culture that embraces the values of diversity and inclusiveness. We believe that diversity is a driver for new ideas, creativity and academic excellence. Our mission is to provide affordable educational opportunities to as many qualified applicants as possible. All students may apply for Financial Aid and the Diverse Voices Scholarship Fund.
Ready to Apply?
Learn more about the application process including the review process, and required materials.