How you can become a Year Up student

Next class begins: February 2018

Applications Deadline: January 1, 2018

We encourage you to apply early as 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 or at our office.

Step 2: Please attend an Information Session.

Come by and see what we’re all about! Year Up is located at Peirce College – 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Information sessions

Thursdays at 10:00am and 2:00pm

Contact our office at 215-670-9108.

Step 3: Complete the Application

Complete the electronic application that will be automatically emailed to you after you submit the interest form.

Your application will need to include:

  • Personal essay (see application)
  • Resume
  • References (see application)
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Official high school/college transcripts
  • Proof of citizenship, social security card, and/or birth certificate

Please plan to bring ALL your supplemental information with you to your interview.

Step 4: Schedule an Interview

If you are qualified, our staff will invite you in for an interview

Applicants who are accepted to Year Up will be notified via phone or mail. A confirmation of acceptance will be expected from the candidates within two weeks of the date of their letter of acceptance from Year Up. Students must attend an Acceptance Meeting to officially accept their offer.