Baruch Leadership Academy is a dynamic and interactive summer program that brings talented students from around the world to study in the heart of NYC. The Academy offers six dynamic summer programs and SAT prep for motivated high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, business finance, and technology.
The Baruch Leadership Academy strives to bring talented high school students from around the globe together in New York City for intellectually stimulating and culturally enriching academic exploration. Academy pre-professional programs allow students to explore new realms of academia, engross themselves in college planning and standardized test preparation, and better plan for success in their future endeavors. At the Baruch College campus, Academy students experience college life while they prepare to shine in the college admissions process, excel at the university level, and embark on successful, focused career paths. The Academy offers five tracks of study for rising juniors and seniors: Pre-Med, Financial Engineering & Applied Mathematics, Global Finance & Economics, Leadership in Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Rising sophomores study a specialized Sophomore Enrichment track of study. All tracks at the Academy include focused learning in their concentrated field as well as SAT preparation.
Cost and Session Information
Baruch Leadership Academy takes places from Monday through Friday from 9AM – 4PM. On Monday through Wednesday students follow the following schedule:
Time | Course
9:00 AM - 09:15 AM | Homeroom
9:20 AM - 11:20 AM | Daily SAT Preparation
11:25 AM - 12:35 PM | Track-Specific Workshop or Lecture
12:35 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch
1:35 PM - 2:45 PM | Track-Specific Workshop, Lecture, or Laboratory Activity
2:50 PM - 4:00 PM | Track-Specific Workshop, Lecture, or Laboratory Activity
The Academy reserves Thursday afternoons for our weekly socials. Fridays are reserved for SAT Prep assessments and for field trip exploration throughout New York City. Baruch Leadership Academy students have visited landmarks such as Wall Street, Times Square, and Grand Central in addition to various museums, corporations, businesses, colleges, and professional schools throughout Manhattan.
The 2019 Academy will run Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, from Monday, July 8, 2019 through Friday, August 2, 2019.
2019 Program Cost:
$2,995 for day students
- Program cost includes: field trips, costs for trip meals, materials, instruction, SAT prep, recreation, and T-shirt. Not included in this charge are costs for travel expenses (commute to and from Leadership Academy) and incidentals.
$6,495 for residential students
- Program cost includes: field trips, costs for trip meals, materials, instruction, SAT prep, recreation, and T-shirt. Cost for residential students also includes a shared room in our residence hall on 96th Street and a MetroCard to travel to and from our residential facility. Please note: our residential program does not include meals.
Deposit: $250 (non-refundable; deposit will be deducted from total Academy cost)