Long Island University's One-Week Summer Intensives for High School Students

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This summer, rising high school seniors can pursue their passion and get a taste of college life at one of LIU's residential campuses in New York. The Summer Honors Institute @ LIU's one-week intensives will give you the chance to immerse yourself in different fields of study. You’ll work closely with distinguished faculty mentors and gain invaluable experience through hands-on projects and field trips. All accepted students receive free tuition and housing.

Students may choose to attend LIU Summer Honors Institute at LIU Post on the North Shore of Long Island, or LIU Brooklyn in Downtown Brooklyn.

Rising High School Seniors: Complete our online application.

Principals and Guidance Counselors: Download our nomination form.

Summer Honors Institute at LIU Brooklyn

Diplomatic Solutions: Careers in International Relations, Global Climate Change, and Diplomacy

July 19 - 24


Explore in-demand careers in international relations, diplomacy, and foreign policy through the United Nations and other high-profile agencies.

Take Two: Inside the TV and Film Industry

July 19 - 24

Get an insider’s look into the exciting, fast-paced world of television and film while working side-by-side with prominent LIU Brooklyn faculty who have produced a myriad of successful TV shows and films.

Find Your Place in the Future of Health Care

July 19 - 24

LIU Brooklyn

Discover firsthand what it’s like to work in a variety of health settings, from athletic training to nursing to public health to social work and more!

Summer Honors Institute at LIU Post

New York City: Creation on Every Corner  

July 12 - 17

New York City This multi-dimensional institute will take you on a journey through the visual arts of Manhattan, both past and present.

The Big Scoop: Investigative Reporting 

July 12 - 17

This Summer Honors course for high school reporters will help you develop the skills for reporting, interviewing, writing, editing, and social media in the exciting field of journalism.

Over the Airwaves: WCWP Radio

July 12 - 17

MicrophoneThis exciting, hands-on experience will give you the opportunity to script, record, and edit audio stories and broadcast your work to the world.

Bound for Broadway: Musical Theatre Conservatory

July 12 - 17

LIU Musical Theatre Take center stage honing your dance, singing, acting, and audition techniques. 

Game Changers: The Future of Digital Game Design

July 12 - 17

LIU Game Design Step into the world of digital entertainment and learn how some of the world’s most popular games are created.

In Style: Fashion Merchandising

July 12 - 17


LIU Brooklyn Don’t just dream of working in the fashion industry—make it happen through LIU’s Summer Honors Institute!

Orchestrating a Career: Chamber Music Ensemble

July 12 - 17

musicParticipate in the Chamber Music Ensemble at LIU Post’s Summer Honors Institute and study under the world’s leading professional chamber musicians.

Dollars and Sense of Globalization

July 12 - 17  

LIU CSILearn the exciting process of globalization from international integration to the interchange of world views, products, and ideas. 

Entrepreneurship: Bring Your Own Business

July 12 - 17  

LIU EntrepreneurshipIf you are a creative, free-thinker who is unafraid to take risks, then you’re already on your way to becoming an entrepreneur.

Riding and Horse Care

July 12 - 17

LIU PostGet an introduction to the basics of equine care, health and management.

Byte into Cyber Forensics 

July 12 - 17

cyber securityCapture and “glue the pieces back together” of digital forensic information that has gone missing.

Beyond the Crime Scene Tape

July 12 - 17

LIU CSIWhy watch forensic TV shows when you can experience real-world crime scene investigations through LIU’s free Summer Honors Institute?

Strike a Prose: Creative Writing Intensive

July 12 - 17

LIU Creative WritingOur week-long program in creative writing gives you the opportunity to compose your own written works with hands-on instruction.