Applying for Year On

We're currently taking applications for our 2018-2019 programs!


The Application Process

College applications are tough! We make it easy for you to apply for a 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 reviews applications and invites the strongest candidates for an informal phone interview.

Step 3

Admission Decision

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

Step 4


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

Step 5

Plan Your Year On

Work with our Program Coach to plan your Year On!

Questions about enrollment?

Read more about the enrollment process.

Important Dates

We have three application windows. Apply early to get first pick in your Explore location!

Semester Experience 

Spring 2019 Program dates
Phase 1: explore

March 3 – April 6, 2019

Phase 2: Focus

April 7 – June 15, 2019

total time:

15 weeks

total cost:


Admission Dates
early Action Admissions

Open: September 4, 2018


Year Experience Dates

Phase 1: explore

Oct 7 – Dec 15, 2018

Phase 2: Focus

Jan 13 – Mar 23, 2019

Phase 3: launch

Apr 8 – June 28, 2019

total time:

32 weeks

total cost:


Late summer admissions

Deadline: August 31, 2018

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 admissions directly. 

Apply for Payment plan

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