Just steps away from Central Park, MMC is the perfect place to enjoy summer in New York City.

Summer Academy logoMMC’s Summer Academy offers a wide range of week-long intensive pre-college programs for high school students, designed both to introduce students to the college environment and challenge them academically, and to offer a glimpse into the boundless opportunity of a college career in the world’s greatest city.

The Summer Academy Intensive Programs are tailored toward rising high school juniors and seniors and are open to any high school student who will be 16 years of age on or before July 1, 2021. Spend a summer with MMC!

Summer 2021 program

Marymount Manhattan College is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in regards to our Summer 2021 Summer Academy Program offerings. As always, the College remains committed toward providing a safe learning environment for all of our students, faculty and staff.

Please check back to this page regularly for updates to our Summer 2021 programs. We anticipate being able to make a decision as to how we will deliver our summer 2021 programs by mid-January, after which the Summer 2021 application will be made available. In the interim we are leaving our Summer 2020 program description available on this page for you to review.

Summer 2020 Programming

United Nations Summer Virtual Workshop

Summer Academy United Nations ProgramEnjoy the unique opportunity to engage with the United Nations (UN), learning directly from officials of UN Programs, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) accredited to the United Nations and Permanent Missions of Member States. 

Take classes and workshops held both at UN organizations and on the MMC campus, just 30 blocks from the UN. During this week-long intensive, you’ll gain valuable experience and further your knowledge of issues relating to international affairs, development, the environment, women’s empowerment, and peace and security issues.

This program is also open to entering first-year MMC students who graduated high school in 2020 and will be no older than 18 during the program. 

Musical Theatre Summer Intensive

Summer Academy Musical Theatre ProgramWhere better to study musical theatre than the home of Broadway? Take part in the MMC Summer Academy’s two-week Musical Theatre Intensive for the opportunity to hone your skills in the heart of New York City.

Receive training in dance, voice, and acting, in addition to preparation for college auditions and access to Broadway shows. You will focus on the fundamentals and process of your craft and have the opportunity to share your work with friends and family at the end of the program.

Film NYC Summer Virtual Workshop

Summer Academy Film ProgramAre you a budding filmmaker or cinematographer who loves New York City? Fascinated by video and want to learn more? Take part in the MMC Summer Academy’s week-long Film NYC Intensive, where you will storyboard, film, and edit your own tribute to the “city that never sleeps.”

Taught by MMC’s own professors of Digital Media and Video Production, this pre-college program gives you the chance to create your own short film and experience the city like never before.

The program is also open to entering first-year MMC students who graduated high school in 2020 and will be no older than 18 during the program.