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Special Academic Sessions

Summer Program for High School Students


The Lehman College Summer Program for High School students is offered through the Office of Special Academic Sessions. This unique program is specifically designed for students who were high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2020-21 academic year and are seeking a summer college experience. Different from many high school programs, participants will be able to attend a class of their choice (pre-requisite coursework required) alongside current Lehman College students as well as visiting students from other colleges and universities. Students enrolling in the program may choose to take a course during any of the terms that begin in July. Course credit earned by program participants is transferrable to most colleges and universities nationwide. Click here to view the list of recommended courses.

Applications will be accepted for this program beginning in April of each year.   The deadline for submitting Summer program applications is July 14th. In order to qualify for this program, students must have scored a 75 or higher on the English ELA Regents exam, a 480 or higher on the Math and Critical Reading SATs, and have a minimum GPA of 75.

Rising juniors and seniors must submit the Summer Application for High School Students, a Counselor Recommendation, and a high school transcript.  Graduating high school seniors should submit the Visiting Student Application, their high school transcript, and, if available, a copy of their Fall schedule from the college that they will be attending. Students who participate in this program will be charged non-degree tuition and fees for the courses.

If you have questions about the program, please email the Visiting Students Office.

Students who are attending a public school in New York City may prefer to explore the College Now option instead, since tuition is waived for students who take courses offered through that program. Please visit their website and contact them directly with any questions related to course offerings or eligibility.