Arts in the Summer

Arts in the Summer

 

If you’re interested in taking only courses offered by the School of the Arts this summer we have a simple application process that will allow you to take courses in Film, Writing, Visual Arts, or Theatre. Whether you’re a beginning artist or an experienced practitioner, you can be part of Arts in the Summer with the School of the Arts. Please note that high school students are not eligible for this application process.

Subject Areas

Choose courses from four subject areas offered by the School of the Arts. The courses on these pages reflect Summer 2017 offerings. Courses for Summer 2018 will be posted in mid-December:

Drama & Theatre

Developed by the Oscar Hammerstein II Center for Theatre Studies.

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Film Studies

Includes courses in history, production, and writing.

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Writing

Offered by the Undergraduate Creative Writing Program at Columbia. Includes workshops and craft seminars in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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Visual Arts

Includes courses in photography, painting, and printmaking

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Additional faculty and course details can be found by visiting the School of the Arts summer programs webpage.

Application Deadlines

Other registration deadlines and session dates are listed on the Calendars page.

Enrollment Priority Deadline Apply by February 1 in order to register by February 26, when registration opens. February 1
Application Fee Waiver Deadline March 1 is the final day to submit your application without the $80 application fee. March 1
Deadline Submit your application by 11:59 p.m. April 1

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees can be found in the Visiting Students section.

Application Requirements

The Arts in the Summer courses application is for students that only want to take the courses included in the subject areas listed on this page. If you’re looking to take arts courses along with courses in other subjects, you need to follow the application process for our Visiting or Adults & Professionals student categories.

  1. Completed application form
  2. $80.00 nonrefundable application fee payment in U.S. currency must accompany the application.

Students whose native language is not English

Applicants whose native language is not English are expected to meet or exceed the program minimum language requirements. Submission of test scores is not required as part of the application process.

Read conditions and details below.

English Language Proficiency Test Minimum Required Score
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBt 100+
TOEFL PBT 600+
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 7.0+
Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE-A) 72+
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) Grade C or better
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) C1 Certificate or higher
Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) Grade A (low C1)
Cambridge Business Higher Grade C or better

 

Application Document Submission and Application Processing Questions
212-854-9666
summersessions@columbia.edu

Mailing Address and Campus Location
Office of Enrollment Management
School of Professional Studies
203 Lewisohn Hall
2970 Broadway, Mail Code 4119
New York, NY 10027-6902
212-854-9666

Office hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.