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

This summer, rising high school juniors 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 one of four 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.

Rising High School Juniors: Complete our online application.

Principals and Guidance Counselors: Download our principal and guidance counselor nomination forms.


Summer Honors Institute at LIU Post

Learning by Doing: Hands-on Business Education

July 7 - 11

Receive a business education that focuses on “learning by doing,” engaging in simulations that reflect real-world business situations to help you develop sound financial principles.

Summer Honors Institute at LIU Brooklyn

New York City: Window to the World

July 19 -24

LIU Entrepreneurship

Explore the diverse culture of the nation’s “melting pot” as you visit and study the ethnic cultures of New York City.

Bound for Broadway: Musical Theatre Conservatory

July 7 - 11

LIU Musical Theatre

Find your voice as you take center stage at LIU’s free Summer Honors Institute in musical theatre.

Lights, Camera, Learn!: TV and Film Production

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.

Gaming: Design and Development

July 7 - 11

LIU Game Design

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

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!

Entrepreneurship: Bring Your Own Business

July 7-11

LIU Entrepreneurship

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

In Style: Fashion Merchandising

August 4 - 8

LIU Brooklyn

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

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.

Creating the Write Stuff

August 4 - 8

LIU Creative Writing

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

CSI: Real Life Investigation

August 4 - 8

LIU CSI

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