Northwestern University National High School Institute



Serving artistically inclined rising high school seniors, the institute offers college-level study and experience in film and video production (including concentrations in acting, production, animation and screenwriting), musical theater and theater arts. NHSI's academic program comprises classes, workshops, field trips, projects and lectures. Group outings and social events balance class work. Workshops are also available in speech and debate (see separate listing for details).

General Info

Name Northwestern University National High School Institute
Location Evanston, IL
Year-round Contacts 800-662-6474
Program Focuses & Features Acting, Filmmaking, Music, Swimming, Theater
Grade Range (rising grades) 12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 17-18
Application Deadline April
Director Ruth Bistrow, Coordinator
Residential Fee $1150-7300, 4-7 weeks.
Year Established 1931
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 8 sessions, 1-6 weeks long


Ruth Bistrow, Coordinator