Overview – For Undergraduate & Post Baccalaureates

Founded in 1967,  NYAP is the premiere off-campus domestic program specializing in providing students with opportunities in the arts and creative  industries. Deeply connected to its location in a global cultural capital the NYAP semester advances students’ creative and critical skills, and helps them define and launch on a professional path through:

Seminars that use NYC as an active resource
Professional Development Workshops
Program Individual advising
Community & events
And an independent urban living experience in New York City

Undergraduates receive academic credit transcribed by Ohio Wesleyan University for Internships, Seminars and Independent Projects.

Advisors and Faculty view the NYAP Handbook for Campus Liaisons, Advisors & Faculty

In addition, NYAP offers a Summer Visual Arts Intensive that explores NYC’s diverse art world through fieldwork, seminars and workshops. Go to www.summervisualarts.org to view a SVAI sample schedule.

Participating Majors

Students from all accredited colleges and universities are eligible to apply to NYAP.
The program also accepts a limited number of recent graduates interested in a post-bac semester. A wide range of academic majors have benefitted from the program’s learning opportunities and internships including:







NYAP was founded by the Great Lakes College Association in 1967 and is managed by OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.