Year Up Greater Philadelphia launched in 2013 on the campus of Peirce College. Year Up Greater Philadelphia offers an intensive, one-year program for college students, ages 18-24, combining professional coaching, hands-on skill development, and internships at some of America’s top companies. As college students, our young adults have access to the library, tutoring resources, and other services offered by the college, in addition to the services offered by Year Up. As students work toward completing a degree at Peirce College, Year Up Greater Philadelphia provides them with professional development and work experience, preparing graduates to launch a meaningful career.

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Featured News

Year Up Greater Philadelphia Wins Award in Higher Education at the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Awards

Nonprofit Recognized as Effective Pathway to Higher Education and Professional Careers for Low-Income Young Adults Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; February 15, 2017 – Building on its history of successful student outcomes, the workforce development nonprofit Year Up Greater Philadelphia announced today that it has been recognized as an Organizational Innovator in the field of...

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Town Hall with Philadelphia Police

Facilitated panel and discussion between Year Up students and law enforcement held at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2016 – On August 24, 2016, the workforce development nonprofit Year Up Greater Philadelphia and Peirce College held an event on “Police and Student Engagement: Changing Perception” at the Greater...

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Year Up Greater Philadelphia Recognizes JPMorgan Chase and Lincoln Financial at Graduation Ceremony for Opportunity Youth

Lincoln Financial Group Receives Corporate Champion Award and JPMorgan Chase Receives Urban Empowerment Award at Year Up Greater Philadelphia Class Five Graduation Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2016 – Celebrating the leadership of its corporate partners in creating pathways to employment for urban young adults, Year Up Greater Philadelphia recognized JPMorgan Chase...

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Upcoming Events

We Are Open for Admissions! Apply Today!

Year Up Greater Philadelphia is now accepting applications for our next Cohort. Please contact the Admissions Team at (215) 670-9108 for more information. Please apply TODAY!  

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