NYAP puts your creativity to work with a fully immersive experience in NYC, through internships, individual advising, seminars, program events, and a capstone project.


Faculty work with students for customized placements in the fields of writing & publishing, theatre & dance, music and visual arts. Students receive faculty guidance and advising throughout their internships.
NYAP faculty are all accomplished artists working in New York City.


Seminars offered in areas:
Writing and Publishing
Visual Arts and Art History
Music, Sound and Film
Performing Arts

Program Events

Visiting artist talks, alum spotlights, professional development workshops

New York City

The city is our campus, we help you navigate it


Students live in historic Brooklyn Heights.

 Participating Majors

Students from all accredited colleges and universities are eligible to apply to NYAP. A wide range of academic majors have benefited from the program’s learning opportunities and internships including:

Architecture; Studio Art; Art Management;
Art History;  English: Creative Writing; Dance;
Journalism; Music; Theatre 

Academic credit is transcribed by Ohio Wesleyan University


Come join our Post-Baccalaureate Program.  The Post-Bac program follows the same structure with additional career advising, lower tuition but no academic credits.

NY Arts Program Launching Futures

Alumna Hailee Williams, ’16, Production Assistant Saturday Night Live

Alumna Kate Belew, ’14, MFA Candidate in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence, Director of Marketing for The Alchemist’s Kitchen, & Technology Manager for The National Book Critics Circle                                                                                 

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

General Inquiries:   NY Arts Program  -  212-563-0255  -  336 West 37th Street, Ste 1100, New York, NY 10018