High School Summer Scholars

High School Summer Scholars

New Jersey City University will be offering select high achieving students an opportunity to enroll in college-level courses for the summer session II term. Courses will run from July 5th to August 8th at NJCU. This program provides students with a head start for college at a reduced tuition rate and will expose them to a vibrant University environment. Register today for a world class experience prior to graduating High School.


Students who wish to participate in this program should submit the following:

  • The NJCU High School Summer Scholars application.
  • A personal statement explaining your motivation for attending this program.
  • An official high school transcript reflecting all years of high school study.
  • Letter of recommendation from guidance counselor
  • SAT or PSAT scores (if available)

Students who are selected for the program should possess a record of academic achievement along with a demonstrated motivation for academic success. Admission to the program will be based on a combination of high school grades, test scores and the quality of their written personal statement. Students may be required to take the NJCU placement exam as a condition for enrollment.


Students who are admitted to the program will be charged a reduced rate of tuition and fees. The cost of a 3-credit summer II 2016 course will be $555.15, which includes a 50% discount off of the regular tuition and fees. 

Summer II courses

Due to the intensive nature of a five-week summer session program, students are limited to enroll in only one 3 credit course.

Subject Catalog Class # Course Description Days Start End
ENGL 101 9307 English Composition I MT 8:30 AM 1:45 PM
ENGL 95 9308 ALP Development Composition I R 8:30 AM 1:45 PM
PSYC 110 9127
Intro to Psychology
MW 1:00 PM 5:00 PM
MATH 112 9105 Intermediate Algebra TR 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
MDT 106 9115 Jazz History MW 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
POLI 102 9120
U.S. Politics
TR 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
INTD 149 9143 Human & Intercultural Relations MW 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
TR : Tuesdays and Thursdays
MW : Mondays and Wednesdays

Getting Connected

Enrollment Process


  • Apply to the NJCU High School Summer Scholars Program by completing the online NJCU High School Summer Scholars Admissions Application.
  • Indicate the course you wish to enroll in on the High School Summer Scholars Application
  • Submit a High School Transcrip
  • tSubmit a personal statement explaining your motivation for attending this program
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor

Upon acceptance to the program you will be contacted by the Admissions Office. You will be informed of your acceptance into the program and confirmation of the availability of the course you selected. Your registration will be finalized upon full payment of tuition.

If you have any questions regarding the NJCU High School Summer Scholars Program please contact Ms. Shakira Monroe, Admissions Counselor at (201) 200-2036 or smonroe@njcu.edu.


 Admissions Application

Please complete the following form to begin your application process:

2016 - Admissions Application for NJCU High School Scholars Program
(The transmission of the information requested in this form is submitted to NJCU using a secure HTTPS / SSL connection.) 

Upon receipt of your application we will review your information and contact you shortly.