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

This summer, you can pursue your 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.

Students: 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

Entrepreneurship: Bring Your Own Business

July 21 - 25

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.

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 21 - 25

Through LIU’s free Summer Honors Institute, you’ll get an insider’s look into the exciting, fast-paced world of television and film.

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.

So You Want to be a Health Care Professional?

July 21 - 25

LIU Brooklyn

Enroll in LIU’s free Summer Honors Institute and get the hands-on experience that puts you inside the real world of health care.

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!

Urban Farm and Ecology

July 21 - 25

Get a firsthand look at sustainable food production in major metropolitan areas.

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

July 21 - 25

Learn how diplomats and foreign policy experts debate issues and represent their countries.

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?