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University Partnerships

Learn more about City Year's University partnerships and the unique benefits offered to alums and the City Year community.

City Year Alumni University Partners are a network of higher education institutions providing benefits to members of the City Year network. Our wide range of partners believe the service experience of City Year alums can be an incredible asset to their communities, no matter the specific focus of their program of study.

Benefits offered to City Year alums

Every partner school offers a combination of the following exclusive benefits:

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral for currently serving AmeriCorps members accepted to a partner school who decide to serve for additional time with City Year.
  • Exclusive scholarship opportunities. Note: while you’re eligible for all merit and need-based funding offered by our University Partners, the institution reserves the right to grant you an institutional scholarship in lieu of, but not in addition to, the City Year scholarship.

Who is eligible?

  • Currently serving AmeriCorps members at any of our United States locations who, at the time of university enrollment, will have completed at least one City Year service term
  • City Year alums who have completed at least one City Year service term at any of our U.S. locations
  • Current City Year staff members who have been employed for at least two years

Our partners and application instructions

View our list of university partners by area of study or location.

Please share feedback or report issues (such as broken links) to alumni@cityyear.org.

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new york university steinhardt school
New York University, Steinhardt School

$12,500 scholarships, fee waiver, deferral
New York, NY
Various graduate programs

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University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government

$8,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Philadelphia, PA Public policy

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University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania School of Education

$15,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Philadelphia, PA Education

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Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Medford, MA Various graduate programs

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LSU City Year partnership
Louisiana State University

100% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Baton Rouge, LA
Various graduate programs

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University of Miami School of Education and Human Development
University of Miami School of Education & Human Dev.

25% scholarships, application fee reimbursement, enrollment deferral Miami, FL Education

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University of Michigan Law School
University of Michigan Law School

$10,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Ann Arbor, MI Law

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north central college
North Central College

50% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral Naperville, IL Various undergraduate programs

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Northeastern University School of Law
Northeastern University School of Law

25% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Law

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University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs
University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Denver, CO Public policy

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georgetown university school of continuing studies
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

15%-25% scholarships, application fee waiver
Washington, D.C.
Various graduate & undergraduate programs

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University of Pittsburgh School of Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh School of Public and Intl. Affairs

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Pittsburgh, PA Public policy

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Oklahoma State University Graduate College
Oklahoma State University Graduate College

Tuition waivers, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Stillwater, OK Various graduate programs

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Tulane University School of Social Work
Tulane University School of Social Work

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral New Orleans, LA Social work

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Washington University in St. Louis School of Business
Washington University in St. Louis School of Business

25% scholarships, no application fee St. Louis, MO Business

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widener university
Widener University

$5,000 scholarships, no application fee, Segal Education Award match Philadelphia, PA Various undergraduate programs

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lesley university grad programs
Lesley University graduate programs

25% tuition discount, enrollment deferral, no application fee
Cambridge, MA
Various graduate programs

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George Mason University School of Education

25% scholarships, application fee waiver
Online
Education

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University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Gainesville, FL Law

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University of Southern California School of Social Work
University of Southern California School of Social Work

$3,750-$15,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Los Angeles, CA Social work

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Simmons University School of Library and Information Science
Simmons University School of Library & Info. Science

25% scholarship, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Information science

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University of New Hampshire School of Public Policy
University of New Hampshire School of Public Policy

$3,500-$7,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Durham, NH Public policy

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Rutgers University School of Planning and Public Policy
Rutgers University School of Planning and Public Policy

25% scholarships, application fee reimbursement, enrollment deferral New Brunswick, NJ Public policy

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Boston College School of Education & Human Dev.

50% scholarships, $10,000 stipends, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Chestnut Hill, MA
Education

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Syracuse University School of Education
Syracuse University School of Education

33% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Syracuse, NY Education

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School for International Training Graduate Institute
School for International Training Graduate Institute

25% scholarships, fee waiver, deferral, Segal Education Award match Brattleboro, VT Various graduate programs

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Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Merit scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Business

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University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

$5,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Denver, CO Social work

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Regis College
Regis College

10%-25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Weston, MA Various graduate programs

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Northeastern University College of Professional Studies
Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

25% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Various graduate & undergraduate programs

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Columbia University, Teachers College

25% scholarship, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
New York, NY
Education

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Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School
Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School

$40,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral St. Louis, MO Public health & social work

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Texas A&M University, Bush School
Texas A&M University, Bush School

$5,000 scholarships, non-resident tuition waivers, fee waiver, deferral College Station, TX Public policy

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University of Rochester Warner School of Education
University of Rochester Warner School of Education

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Rochester, NY Education

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Simmons University Graduate Liberal Arts
Simmons University Graduate Liberal Arts

25% scholarship, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Various graduate programs

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Clark University Department of IDCE

50% scholarships, application fee waiver
Worcester, MA
Various master's programs

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Clark University Graduate School of Management

50% scholarships, application fee waiver
Worcester, MA
Business

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Cambridge College undergraduate programs

10%-25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Various undergraduate programs

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Wesleyan university graduate liberal studies
Wesleyan University Graduate Liberal Studies

free summer housing, enrollment deferral Middletown, CT Various graduate programs

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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

25% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral Detroit, MI Law

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Simmons University School of Nursing
Simmons University Graduate Health Sciences

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Nursing

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American University School of Business City Year University Partner
American University Kogod School of Business

$10,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Washington, D.C.
Business

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American University School of Education City Year University Partner
American University School of Education

29% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral, no rec letter required
Washington, D.C.
Education

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LSU City Year partnership
Loyola Marymount University School of Education

100% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Baton Rouge, LA
Various graduate programs

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mount holyoke college graduate programs
Mount Holyoke College graduate programs

50% scholarships, fee waiver, deferral
South Hadley, MA
Education

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Brown University Department of Education

25% scholarships, application fee waiver
Providence, RI
Education

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Brandeis University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

$8,000-$10,000 scholarships, application fee waiver
Waltham, MA
Various master’s programs

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Boston College School of Social Work City Year University Partner
Boston College School of Social Work

$40,000 scholarships, application fee waiver
Chestnut Hill, MA
Social work

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Baylor University Garland School of Social Work

15% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Waco, TX
Social work

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Antioch University City Year University Partner
Antioch University

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Keene, NH and Los Angeles, CA
Various graduate programs

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Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Washington, D.C.
Business

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florida state university college of social work
Florida State University College of Social Work

Tuition waivers, application fee reimbursement, enrollment deferral
Tallahassee, FL
Social work

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Brandeis University School for Social Policy & Management

50% scholarships, application fee waiver
Waltham, MA
Public policy

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Boston University School of Public Health City Year University Partner
Boston University School of Public Health

25% scholarships, application fee reimbursement, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Public health

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Case Western Reserve University, Mandel School

$27,000-$36,000 scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral
Cleveland, OH
Social work & nonprofit management

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Claremont Graduate University

$12,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Claremont, CA
Various graduate programs

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duke university sanford school of public policy
Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy

$12,000-$14,000 fellowships
Durham, NC
Public policy

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Claremont Lincoln University

50% tuition discounts, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Online
Various graduate programs

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Saint Mary's University
Saint Mary’s University

75% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral San Antonio, TX Various undergraduate programs

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Stetson University
Stetson University

40% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral DeLand, FL Various graduate & undergraduate programs

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Pepperdine University School of Education & Psychology

$10,000 scholarship, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Los Angeles, CA Education & psychology

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Simmons University School of Social Work
Simmons University School of Social Work

25%-50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Boston, MA Social work

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Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business

20% scholarship, application fee waiver
Wellesley, MA
Business

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Kent State University, Education, Health & Human Services

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Kent, OH
Various graduate & undergraduate programs

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george washington university school of business
George Washington University School of Business

$25,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Washington, D.C.
Business

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Boston University School of Business City Year University Partner
Boston University Questrom School of Business

$30,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Business

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Bentley University McCallum School of Business

50%-100% scholarships, application fee waiver
Waltham, MA
Business

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Boston University School of Social Work City Year University Partner
Boston University School of Social Work

50%-100% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Social work

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Boston University College of Education & Human Dev.

50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Education

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nyu public service City Year
New York University Wagner School of Public Service

50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
New York, NY
Public policy

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Cambridge College graduate programs

10%-25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Boston, MA
Various graduate programs

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Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College

50% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral
Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, D.C.
Information systems & public policy

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Wake Forest University School of Business

$10,000 scholarships, application fee waiver Winston-Salem, NC Business

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University of New Hampshire Department of Education

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Durham, NH Education

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Paul Smith’s College

50% scholarships, no application fee, enrollment deferral Paul Smiths, NY Various undergraduate programs

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University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program

50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Chicago, IL Education

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Clark University School of Professional Studies

50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Worcester, MA
Various master's programs

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University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work
University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

50% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Houston, TX Social work

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eastern university
Eastern University

20%-25% scholarships, tuition credit grant, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
St. Davids, PA
Various graduate & undergraduate programs

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Rosemont College, Graduate and Professional Studies

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Rosemont, PA Education

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drexel university
Drexel University

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Philadelphia, PA
Various graduate programs

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Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business

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illinois institute of technology
Illinois Institute of Technology

$15,000 scholarships, $2,500 housing scholarships, fee waiver, deferral
Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science programs

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Loyola Marymount University School of Education
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

25% scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral
Los Angeles, CA
Education

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Illinois Institute of Technology College of Law

$10,000 grants, no application fee, enrollment deferral
Chicago, IL
Law

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illinois state university
Illinois State University

100% tuition waivers, application fee waiver
Normal, IL
Various master's programs

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University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice
University of Pennsylvania, Social Policy and Practice

$15,000-$18,750 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Philadelphia, PA Social work & nonprofit management

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University of California, Davis, School of Law
University of California, Davis, School of Law

$15,000 scholarship, no application fee, enrollment deferral Davis, CA Law

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new york university silver school of social work
New York University Silver School of Social Work

$21,000 scholarships, fee waiver
New York, NY
Social work

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Villanova university Charles Widger school of law
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

$10,000 scholarships, application fee waiver, enrollment deferral Villanova, PA Law

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