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 :

Undergraduates receive academic credit transcripted 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.

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

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: Advertising/Marketing; Architecture; Studio Art; Art History; Arts Administration; Arts Education; Cinema/Film Studies; Communications; Dance; Digital Communications; English, Fashion Design; Graphic Communication; Journalism; Literature; Museum Studies; Music: Performance, Composition. Technology, and Business; Non-profit Management; Public Relations; Theatre: Performance, Design, Directing, Management, Visual Communication; and Writing.