Application Deadline


Admissions Requirements

  • 17-20 years of age when entering the program

  • Must have completed high school before entering the program

  • 2.5 GPA or higher

Admissions Process

1. Apply online (there is no fee to apply)
2. Interview (phone or video)

    Once you apply & submit payment for the application fee,

    we will reach out to you to schedule a phone or video interview
3. Reference forms
    Our application process requires at least three recommendations.
4. Offer of admission sent within two weeks

5. Deposit to secure your spot

Gap Semester Program Cost 

Program Cost            $11,450
Work Study Credit    ($1,000)
Total Payments          $10,450*

Deposits & Payments


$275 Confirmation deposit (non-refundable)

$500 Refundable deposit due August 1**

First Monthly Payment:
      $2612.50 - due Move-in day

Monthly Installment Payments:
     $2612.50- due Oct 1
     $2612.50- due Nov 1
     $2612.50 - due Dec 1

The Fine Print:
*Includes Courses, Room & Board, Trip Expenses (Lodging & Meals), Books, Backpacking Trip, and Airfare.

**Fully refundable upon successful completion of the program 

Students may also raise funds to help cover the cost of their missions & serving trips (an estimated total of $1500)

For questions about cost and payments email

Gap Year Program Cost: 

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Higher Ground Gap Year is a project of Live 10:27 Ministries, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization
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