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How you can become a Year Up student

Classes begin every March and September. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until the class is filled. We encourage you to apply early, as space is limited.

Step 1: Submit an Interest Form

Let us know you’re interested. Fill out a student interest form.

Step 2: Attend an Information Session

Information sessions are held Wednesdays from 2:15pm-3:15pm, Thursdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm, and Fridays from 10:15am – 11:15am unless otherwise indicated. An appointment is required to attend an information session. Please call 401.421.7819, ext. 1166 to schedule your appointment or go to

Step 3: Complete An Academic Assessment & Submit an Application

Academic Assessments take place immediately following the Information Session or, can be scheduled for a later date. You will fill out the application on-site after submitting the academic assessment.

Step 4: Interviews

If you meet eligibility requirements, our staff will invite you in for an interview. You will need to arrive on time and in professional dress. Applicants will be notified of our admissions decision via telephone or postal mail.