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LEAPYEAR India - The Most Unique Year of College on the Planet

Locations

India: Agra, Delhi, Dharamsala and 4 other cities

Program Duration

7-12 Months

Term

Academic Year

Dates

September to May, January to August

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Cooking
  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Hiking
  • Homestay
  • Nature Tours
  • Photography
  • Student Tours
  • Tours
  • Trekking
  • Yoga

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Qualifications

* Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 24 at the start of the program
* Applicants must meet with one of the program directors
* Applicants must commit to integrity as a guiding principle
* Applicants must commit to the entire year-long program

Intern Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Communications
  • Counseling
  • Creative Writing
  • Culinary Arts & Cooking
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Forestry
  • Geology
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts
  • Linguistics
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • National Park
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Religious Work
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theater, Drama, & Dance
  • Tourism
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration
  • Student Exchange
  • Language Immersion

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Subject Areas

  • African Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Biology
  • Chinese Language
  • Classical Studies
  • Communications
  • Conflict Studies
  • Continuing Education
  • Counseling
  • Creative Writing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Development Studies
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • English
  • English As A Second Language
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies
  • Fashion Design & Merchandising
  • Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
  • Filmmaking
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Foreign Language
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Humanities
  • Illustration & Animation
  • International Relations
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewelry Design
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Languages & Linguistics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Library & Information Science
  • Literature
  • Medicine
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Music - Vocal Performance
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Portuguese
  • Public Management
  • Refugee Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian & East European Studies
  • Service Learning
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Theology
  • Visual Arts
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Cost in US$:

34,900

Program Fees Include:

Costs include everything except personal health insurance, spending money, and national and international airfares. All other expenses for two months in the U.S., and 6 months abroad are included. Tuition also includes a full year of internship placements after graduation.

Experience Required

no

This Program is open to

Worldwide, American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi and South African Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Group living
  • Independent living
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Federal and State Financial Aid are available through the normal FAFSA process. LEAPNOW also provides partial scholarships based on need.

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • In-Person Interview Required

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network