Arts Academy Boarding High School: How to Apply

Admission Process

Step 1:

Join our Academy Education Community to start your application, review requirements, submit materials, receive personalized assistance, make important connections and more. You can save your progress and exit at any time. We also accept the Standard Application Online (SAO). If you have completed the SAO, you will hear from an admission representative regarding next steps.  

International Students: please see the following site for detailed information regarding additional requirements.  

Step 2:

Audition/Portfolio: Upload your Audition/Portfolio materials to your application through the Education Community. See detailed requirements and guidance based on your chosen arts focus. 

Step 3:

Financial Aid: Submit the FAST Financial Aid application and required documentation. See detailed information and instructions.

Step 4:

Submit your Online Application for Admission by returning to the Education Community, reviewing your application and submitting your materials by the posted deadline. 

Apply today for the 2021-22 Academy year!

Deadlines and Decision Periods

2021-2022 Academy Year (Term: Fall 2021)

All required application materials, including completed recommendations, audition/portfolio submissions, and financial aid, must be submitted by the stated deadline in order to be reviewed.

Early Decision Deadline: November 13, 2020
Decision Sent: December 11, 2020
Decision Reply Date: January 11, 2021

Regular Decision Deadline: January 14, 2021
Decision Sent: March 6, 2021
Decision Reply Date: April 19, 2021

Applications received after the Regular Decision Deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space and funding permits.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admission and Financial Aid at 231.276.7472 or admission@interlochen.org. Submission of all materials is required through our online Admissions Community. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application by the posted deadlines.

Comprehensive instructions and additional details can be found in the Admissions Community.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Interlochen Arts Academy admits qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other status protected by applicable law, and extends to them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Interlochen Arts Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other status protected by applicable law, in the administration of its educational, admission, financial aid, artistic, and other school-administered programs.

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