International Students and Families


Welcome to Interlochen

Artists from all over the world have found an inspiring and transformative experience at Interlochen. Surrounded by a creative, global community, immersed in a scenic, natural setting, individual talents thrive. Here you will learn from renowned professionals, while developing lifelong friendships and enduring confidence.

Arts Academy Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment processes for international students, English as a second language curriculum, campus life, and more.

Preparing for Academy

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Academy information specific to our international families.

Arts Camp Overview

Learn about how to apply, enrollment considerations for international students, and camp life.

Preparing for Camp

Review the International Student section for more detailed Arts Camp information specific to our international families.

Virtual Tour Resources Center

Tour our facilities, hear from students, and register for online events from the comfort of your home.

Virtual Tour

virtual tour interlochen center for the arts

Interlochen News & Features

TJ Lymenstull, Mary Ellen Newport, Mindy Rohn, and Jeff Norris
‘I felt like I was making a difference’: Retiring Arts Academy instructors reflect on their tenures at Interlochen

TJ Lymenstull, Mary Ellen Newport, Jeff Norris, and Mindy Rohn share their favorite memories, proudest accomplishments, and plans for their next chapter.

Students write thank-you notes at the 2024 Act for Art kickoff party
Over $200,000 raised for student scholarships during Act for Art 2024

443 people gave during the three-day fundraising event earlier this month.

A graphic from the United Nations honoring Interlochen Arts Academy's Community Service Impact Award winners.
Arts Academy students earn national and state awards for community service impact

Soph Stentz, Elizabeth Xakellis, and Aanya Khairari received recognition from the United Nations Association of the USA and the Michigan Community Service Commission.

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
May
23

Academic Info, Academy Student

Festival 2024

Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 10 a.m. ET

Main Campus FREE, no tickets required

May
23

Visual Arts, Academy Student

Visual Arts Festival Exhibition Opening

Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 6 p.m. ET

Dow Center for Visual Arts FREE, no tickets required

May
24

Visual Arts, Academy Student

Visual Arts Exhibition on View

Friday, May 24, 2024 - 9 a.m. ET

Dow Center for Visual Arts FREE, no tickets required