Arcadia’s GAP Year program is a unique, innovative, and affordable way for students to earn college credits while acquiring a sense of the Arcadia experience at their own pace. Arcadia’s GAP Year program is distinctive for those students looking to stay motivated, refresh their perspective on the world, and start a path toward their career while earning credits.
Our GAP Year program is designed to give students open paths of interest to clear their mind from high school and help them prepare to perform well when they do attend University full-time—approaching real-world issues, learning and connecting first-hand with global experts, and gaining experience to help them realize passions to pursue in college.
Paths and Courses
Arcadia's GAP Year program offers four paths for students to choose from:
Applied Liberal Arts
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Internships, Global Perspective, and Resources
Arcadia's GAP Year program offers you signature elements of the Arcadia experience including a special Preview program and access to the Intern Philly network.
During the second semester, students can participate in their choice of semester-long, co-curricular experiences such as: