Summer Intensive Studies

  • Summer Intensive Studies

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On Campus and Online

    Explore your interests and earn college credit in our world-class Summer Intensive Studies programs. Whether you are a high schooler, college student, or adult learner, you can immerse yourself in a world of creativity. Learn from faculty who are leaders in their fields, and engage—on campus and online—with fellow students who share your passion for fashion, art, and design.

#1 US design school
#1 US design school
World-class faculty
World-class faculty
Hands-on, project-based activities
Hands-on, project-based activities
Course Length
Community building through small class sizes


  • Choose from courses in a variety of art and design disciplines in either the Pre-College (ages 16–18) or the College/Adult program.

  • Pre-College

    Designed for high school students ages 16 to 18, Summer Intensive Studies offers you a way to earn college credit in creative fields while building a robust portfolio. Choose from courses in architectural design, drawing, fashion styling, game design, and other subjects.

    College/ Adult

    Students age 19 and older or 18 with a year of college can earn college credit and hone artistic skills in Summer Intensive Studies. Choose from courses in animation, fashion merchandising, ceramics, and more.

                                                                FASHION, AND DESIGN

  • Why The New School?

    The professional landscape as we’ve known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student’s creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design — ranked #1 in the United States* — our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to new ones in a constantly evolving world.

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    *Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (2021)