Parsons Paris Courses Designed for High School Students

Say Oui to start building your design portfolio in Paris, France! With the Summer Art and Design program, you will live in Paris for three-weeks, learning from industry experts at the renowned Parsons Paris, studying drawing, photography, fashion, and more. You'll also get the chance to explore the majestic city and surrounding areas through API's cultural activities and excursions, led by local and experienced staff!

Get ready to be inspired in one of the fashion capitals of the world by going online with Parsons Paris now. Two virtual courses now available:

Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury

- and -

Inside Fashion Design: Becoming a Designer for the 21st Century

These courses will enable you to learn the process involved in bringing a design concept to life, what it takes to build a collection that tells a story, and the skills you need to pursue a career in fashion design.

Study with Parsons virtually now and you can earn a $500 scholarship to bring your experience to life in Paris next summer! Details below.

Tell me more about Parsons Paris!

Spend the Summer in Paris

Find out more details about studying in one of the fashion capitals of the world!

France Paris City At Sunset 124132720

Pre-College Summer Art and Design at Parsons Paris

- Open to high school students entering their junior or senior year and recent high school graduates.

- Experience the art and design college experience in-person and develop a portfolio for college admissions.

- Choose one course to complete over the three-week program; everything from Explorations in Drawing or Painting to Fashion Photography is available.

- Earn 3 college credits upon successful completion.

$7,990

LEARN MORE

Go Online with Parsons 

Experience Parsons from anywhere in the world. 

Student fashion desk 12826 low res

Inside The Business Of Fashion & Luxury

- Learn about the history of fashion, how trends are made, and learn about the skills you need to pursue a career in fashion.

- Course culminates with an Insider’s Challenge where you will demonstrate your learning and apply the knowledge you’ve gained. Share your challenge through text, photography, video, collages, or drawings. This will be an excellent way to enhance both your resume and your college applications!

- Receive guidance from a Parsons mentor who will give you support on unit assignments, facilitate brainstorming on your Insider Challenge, and help foster the confidence you need to be successful!

- Receive a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris at the end of the session.

$1,195

LEARN MORE

Student looking at business plan 100138 low res

Inside Fashion Design: Becoming a Designer for the 21st Century

- Learn the creative process involved in bringing a concept to life and building a fashion collection that tells a story!

- Specially designed for high school students to explore the role of today's fashion in social change and the expression of identity.

- Receive guidance from a Parsons mentor, observe a Paris designer bring a garment to life, and participate in a special Insider's Challenge where you can demonstrate your learning and apply your newly found knowledge.

- Receive a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris at the end of the session.

$1,195

LEARN MORE

Enroll now. Earn a scholarship for later.

Students who enroll in a spring 2021 virtual program are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward a future API summer on-site study abroad program, or a $3000 scholarship toward a future API semester-long or quarter-long on-site study abroad program.

Scholarships are for future study abroad opportunities with API only and must be taken by the end of 2022. Read more about other API scholarship opportunities