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City Year and SOE

City Year and the School of Education A Partnership

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American University's School of Education has partnered with City Year to offer discounted tuition to City Year corps members, alumni, and staff. The coursework is designed for those participants who want to make a lasting positive impact in the lives of children and engage in transformative education policy and practice.

This partnership offers a 29% tuition scholarship at the School of Educaiton.

The City Year Experience 

Hear about the experiences of real City Year corps members who have attended American University's School of Education.

Kyuna Mister '23 MEd in Education Policy and Leadership

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Kyuna Mister talks about her experience with City Year and American University's School of Education. studying for her Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Education Policy and Leadership.

Jarren J. Newby '24 Med in Education Policy and Leadership

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Jarren Newby talks about his experience with City Year and American University's School of Education studying for his Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Education Policy and Leadership.

Adeola Panox '17 MEd in Education Policy and Leadership

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Adeola Panox talks about her experience with City Year after finishing her Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Education Policy and Leadership.

Degree Program Options:

To Apply

Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling admissions basis until cohorts are filled. Deadlines for programs can be found on the SOE Admissions page. City Year participants will have the following application requirements waived: 

  • $55.00 application fee
  • No recommendation letter is required

City Year participants should have completed their year of service before entering the program. However, currently serving corps members are encouraged to apply during their corps year. 

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