Postgraduate Year

No matter what your main focus is, the tight-knit community of an Archmere postgraduate education will help you learn and grow in a collaborative environment, tackle challenges with confidence, and explore new subjects you may have never considered. 
Whether you are interested in refining your capstone research, continuing a focused internship on campus, or growing yourself academically and/or athletically, our program seeks candidates looking for an additional year of college readiness. 

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  • How will postgraduate students be integrated into the student population?

    Each postgraduate student will be fully integrated into the senior class and will walk with the class at graduation. They will also receive a coordinator/advisor, college counselor, and independent study advisor.
  • What is tuition?

    Full tuition and typical annual fees will be required for the postgraduate year. Tuition for the 2021-2022 school year is $29,700.
  • What will the course load be like?

    Post-graduate students are required to take a minimum of five courses each semester. A course map will be provided with suggested courses based on their completed coursework and interests. With the help of the Director of Academics, the schedule can be fine-tuned to appropriately challenge every student.

    AP Seminar may take the place of one course requirement, as well as internships or independent studies. Theology is not a required course, but all post-graduate students must participate in retreats and school liturgies. 

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Leah daPonte Lightcap

    Mrs. Leah daPonte Lightcap 

    Director of Admissions & Enrollment
    302-798-6632 Ext 781
  • Photo of Logan Duffie

    Mr. Logan Duffie 

    Associate Director of Admissions; College Counselor
    302-798-6632 Ext 713
  • Photo of Denise Starnes

    Mrs. Denise Starnes 93

    Admissions & Marketing Coordinator
    302-798-6632 Ext 660
  • Photo of Patricia Tolvaisa

    Mrs. Patricia Tolvaisa 

    Assistant to the Headmaster & Admissions
    302-798-6632 Ext 706

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Archmere Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy,
grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.