What are you curious about?

This fall, Elective will be offering arts and humanities courses in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Challenge your mind, meet new people, and have something better to talk about at brunch.


Immersive, in-person courses

Challenge your mind

Explore new ideas—or dust off old ones—in an interactive, homework-free classroom.

Meet new people

Our small class sizes allow you to get to know your classmates (so that you can vigorously debate Kant).

Learn from the best

We pick engaging experts in their fields to take you on a tour of humanity's biggest ideas.

Get notified when registration goes live

Our courses will kick off in Washington, D.C. and New York this fall. Sign up for early registration.

Which subjects are you interested in?
Which city?