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How to apply to Year Up

Classes in Seattle begin in March and September. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until the class is filled. The next class begins March 7th 2016. Early submission is strongly recommended. Space is limited.

Step 1: Submit an Interest Form

Take a moment to let us know you’re interested in applying. Fill out an interest form online.

Step 2: Attend a group Information Session

Our Information Sessions start with a presentation and your questions are answered. You will learn what you need to make an informed decision about moving forward. Then engage in activities that start your application process.

Where: Year Up Seattle

2607 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA. 98121

When: Tuesdays, 4:00-6:30pm, please arrive by 3:45pm

Call our admissions team with any questions at (206)441-4465 (dial 1). We look forward to seeing you!

Step 3: Begin Working on an Application

After attending the session, you will receive the application form in an email. It must be submitted online.

You will also receive an Admissions Forms Packet  with instructions for the following required parts of your application:

  • Personal essay
  • References page and recommendation form
  • Proof of high school completion or GED
  • Proof of legal right to work in the United States
  • Projected budget

Step 4: Interviews

If you are qualified, our staff will invite you in for an interview. You will need to arrive on time and dress professionally. After your interview you will be notified of next steps and if you are selected to meet with a member of our student services team to talk about program preparation.

Applicants who are accepted to Year Up will be notified via phone or mail.