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Schools, Universities, and Continuing Education for New Yorkers

Manhattan offers unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Find a university or graduate program. Locate classes, lectures and seminars to help you develop your skills and your mind.

New York City Public School Calendar 2012-2013
Read up on the 2012-13 New York City Public School calendar -- including holidays, recesses, and more.

New York Open Center
Serving New Yorkers since 1984, the New York Open Center offers a wide variety of classes, events, and training programs in areas related to spiritual inquiry, holistic health and world culture.

Summer Educational Opportunities in Manhattan
Take some time this summer to finish your degree, pick up a new skill set, or begin a new program of study. Check out some of the summer programs offered by Manhattan’s top colleges, universities and learning centers and sign up for classes today.

Students Guide to Life at New York University
Thinking about attending college at NYU? Learn from an insider what it's like to study at New York University -- the school, the exciting neighborhoods that surround the campus, and life as a student in Manhattan.

Columbia University
Columbia is one of the top academic and research institutions in the world -- and it's right in our back yard. Investigate undergraduate programs, graduate and professional schools, continuing education programs, e-learning resources, and much more.

New York University (NYU)
Browse NYU's wide range of academic offerings -- including world-renowned programs in business (Stern School of Business), film (Tisch School of the Arts), fine arts and anthropology (College of Arts and Sciences). The School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers flexible programs for working professionals.

Gotham Writers' Workshop
Sharpen your writing skills at workshops taught by experienced professional writers. Popular topics include screenwriting, novel writing, memoir writing, trave writing, and more.

The Learning Annex -- Learn Something New Every Day
The Learning Annex provides New Yorkers with classes and seminars on a wide range of fascinating subjects. Featured speakers have included Donald Trump, Miramax mogul Harvey Weinstein, director Kevin Smith, millionaire Mark Cuban, and rocker/Soprano Steven van Zandt. Classes are offered on everything from real estate investing to belly dancing to overcoming procrastination.

NY Mentor
Great college and career planning site for New York students. Students can learn all about New York colleges, set college and career goals, and get help with financial aid.

Marymount Manhattan College
Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is a small undergraduate, liberal arts college on the Upper East Side. Marymount Manhattan is known for its performing arts program and also offers evening and summer courses and continuing education.

Hunter College
The web site for Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Fordham University
Fordham University has four colleges in the New York City area. The Manhattan campus at Lincoln Center offers undergraduate programs, an adult/part-time Liberal Studies program, and graduate programs in business, education, law and social service.

Fashion Institute of Technology
Located in Chelsea, FIT offers specialized programs in fashion, design, advertising and marketing. Bachelor, Associate, and Certificate programs available.

New School University
The New School offers more than 1000 classes and over 100 online courses in many diverse areas. Their liberal arts B.A. program allows students to customize their course of study. Grad degrees are offered in creative writing, media studies, and international affairs.

Parsons
The Parsons School of Design has offered programs in fine arts, design, and advertising since 1896. Located in Greenwich Village and now part of the New School, Parsons boasts world-famous designers and artists as faculty and visiting critics.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
John Jay offers degrees in Criminal Justice/Police Science, Forensice Psychology and Science, and other criminal justice disciplines.

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