The Young Artist Residency (YAR) program offers a unique opportunity for high school students to take a wide selection of college-level courses for credit. Here is a sample list of the courses that we have offered recently.
Students select their own courses, build their own schedules, and attend classes Monday through Friday. Morning classes are from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. An hour for lunch is provided from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Lesley. Afternoon classes are from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Below is a list of previously offered courses. See detailed descriptions for our current courses.
Young Artist Residency Program
Tuition and Fees
Frequently Asked Questions
YAR Transformative Student Experience
YAR International Student Experience
YAR Student and Parent Experience
Art and Design Extended Programs
Pre-College Winter Course Schedule
Pre-College Summer Course Schedule
Pre-College Fall Course Schedule
Registration for Pre-College Courses
Young Artist Residency
Online Portfolio Workshops
News and Resources
College of Art and Design
About College of Art and Design
Directions to Campus
Read an interview with a Young Artist Residency(YAR) alumni and her mother to learn more about the benefits of the program.
Read the interview to learn about French international student, Lorraine Volatier's memorable Young Artist Residency(YAR) experience.
Our College Courses for High School Students host students from the Boston area as well as from around the world. Take a look at our Galleries to view student work.
Hear what students and faculty have to say about the Young Artist Residency (YAR) program.