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Ready to take the next step? Here’s what you need to know about our registration process.

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Important Dates

The sooner you register, the sooner you’ll know! And the more Voyage options you’ll have.


January 15, 2017


MARCH 30, 2018


JUNE 8, 2018

*We can’t guarantee that you will get your first Voyage selection. The earlier you register the more options you’ll have!

Lower transfer rates.

Students who took a gap year between high school and post-secondary education had a lower transfer rate.

Higher graduation rate

Compared to national averages, those who took a gap year had lower average time to graduation (4 years or less, compared nationally to only 59% graduating within 6 years).

Higher performing students

83% of students who take a gap year report a GPA of 3.0 and above.
*Source: American Gap Year Association

*We can’t guarantee that you will get your first Travel pick. The earlier you deposit the more options you’ll have!

How it works

We've made registering for Gap Semester easy! Just fill out the registration form, then schedule a time for a follow up call with our team to confirm your registration. Submit your reservation deposit by October 31 to get $2,000 off tuition.

Upon completion of the call, you will be approved for participation in Gap Semester at our discretion. Once approved for participation, you can confirm your registration by submitting the $1,000 registration deposit.

September 20, 2017

Early registration opens

October 15, 2017

Early registration closes

October 31, 2017

Last day to submit reservation deposit and save $2,000 on tuition

November 30, 2017

Early payment deadline

January 15, 2017

Enrollment forms due

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Program Costs

The Gap Semester program costs $16,000.
To reserve a space in the program, submit the $1000 reservation deposit. The remaining balance must be submitted by January 15 or you may sign up for a payment plan by that same date.
Questions? Email: hello@uncollege.org

What does tuition include?


  • Housing abroad
  • Dorm accommodations in San Francisco


  • Daily meals abroad (2-3 meals, depending on location)
  • Weekday lunches in San Francisco


  • International health insurance for duration of Voyage Phase
  • Desks and workspace
  • Workshops
  • Mentor connections
  • Events

What’s not included?

  • Flights
  • Visa
  • Independent travel costs
  • Personal expenses in San Francisco and abroad 
  • Passports
  • Breakfast and dinner in San Francisco
  • Immunizations
  • Weekend meals and activities


Gap Semester fellows come from all types of socio-economic backgrounds, and we aim to ensure access for all of them. Consideration for tuition assistance starts with during the conversation we have with you by phone or by Skype after you submit your registration. Simply submit a statement to hello@uncollege.org of no more than 250 words describing your financial circumstances including specific details where possible. Tuition assistance typically ranges from $500 to $2500.


For those wishing to extend payments over time, UnCollege makes available a payment plan that begins January 15. Payments are $1,000 per month. The cost to utilize the payment plan is $500. To request a payment plan, email us at hello@uncollege.org.

*Prices, terms, and conditions are subject to change, and if they do, we’ll always take care to notify our community as far in advance as possible.
*In the event you decide to discontinue the program after the Gap Semester has begun, see our FAQ for refund information.

A Personal Coach to help you every step of the way.

Your personal coach will be there for you throughout the program. Coaches help set long-term goals and break them into actionable chunks. Coaches take a holistic approach, helping develop work habits, mindset, and wellbeing. Most importantly, coaches help push you and provide continuous feedback on your growth and learning.