Applying for Year On

We're currently taking applications for our 2019-2020 programs!


The Application Process

College applications are tough! We make it easy for you to apply to Year On. Follow these steps get started.

Step 1

Apply Online

Answer a few questions about yourself and your interest in a gap year.

Step 2

Application Review

Our Admissions team will review your application and invite you for an informal phone interview.

Step 3

Phone Interview

We will notify the strongest candidates to schedule and have a call with our Admissions team.

Step 4

Admission Decision

Keep an eye on your inbox! After your interview, you'll learn if you've been admitted.

Step 5


Secure your spot with an initial deposit of $1,000.

Step 6

Plan Your Year On

Work with our Program team to plan your Year On!

Questions about enrollment?

Read more about eligibility and our enrollment process.

Important Dates

Mark your calendar! Below you'll find important program and enrollment dates.

Year Experience

2019-2020 program dates
Phase 1: explore

October 6 – December 14, 2019

Phase 2: Focus

January 12 – March 21, 2020

Phase 3: launch

April 6 – June 26, 2020

total time:

32 weeks

total cost:


2019 Year Experience – Application Dates
Regular 3 Regular 4 Late
Application Open April 1 May 1 June 1
Application Due April 30 May 31 July 31
Call Invite May 3 June 2 August 2
Call Due May 10 June 7 August 9
Admission Decision May 13 June 10 August 16
Deposit Due May 27 June 24 Aug 30
REGULAR 4 Admissions

Now accepting applications for our 2019 Year Experience! Get a jump start on your plans for this fall.

Submit your application by July 31 to be considered in our Late admissions window.

apply now

Semester Experience 

Winter 2020 program dates
Phase 1: FOCUS

January 12 - March 21, 2020

Phase 2: EXPLORE

March 29 - May 2, 2020

total time:                   total cost:

15 weeks           $19,000

2020 Winter Semester Experience – Application Dates
Early Action Regular Late
Application Open August 15 October 1 November 1
Application Due September 30 November 1 November 22
Call Invite October 4 November 4 December 2
Call Due October 11 November 8 December 6
Admission Decision October 14 November 11 December 9
Deposit Due October 28 November 25 December 20

EARLY admissions

The 2020 Winter Semester application is now open!

Submit your application by November 1 to be considered in our Regular admissions window.

Payment Options

Flexible Payment Program

In addition to financial assistance, we offer a flexible payment program for families who wish to extend their payments over time. Admitted fellows interested in our flexible payment plan should contact directly. 

Apply for Payment plan

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