What ages do you accept?
For CityGAP and CitySTUDIO we serve 18-25 year olds.
Where is the program based? When does it take place?
CityGAP and CitySTUDIO take place throughout New York City five-days-a-week from 10am-4pm. The Program is about 12-14 weeks each semester.
What is the mentor-participant ratio?
We have a 1:4 mentor-to-participant ratio
What is the difference between CityGAP and CitySTUDIO?
CityGAP takes place in the fall and spring, while CitySTUDIO only takes place in the spring. Instead of a group project, CitySTUDIO participants take part in a three-day-a-week internship. Spring CityGAP and CitySTUDIO participants will be part of the same cohort.
Is our transportation paid for?
Transportation is the responsibility of our students.
Do I get college credit?
It is possible at selected colleges.
Can I just do a semester?
Yes, you may join for a year or a semester.
Is there housing available?
FOUND Study Midtown East, a leading supplier of student housing in New York City, provides our participants dorm-style housing in a newly renovated dorm building, in midtown Manhattan. Please see the Housing section on our Apply page.
What kind of technology and online access is required?
Students will need a laptop or tablet to take part in the program. We hope to be able to provide funding support to meet students technology needs.
Do I have to already be enrolled in a college?
No, we serve any high school graduate in our CityGAP program. We provide full college counseling services for those who will be applying to college during the program.
What are your COVID-19 policies?
We will require proof of vaccination, emailed to the program, before the commencement of the semester. We may require regular negative PCR tests during the program.
Can I decide to do the Spring semester later?