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

2022 Presidential Scholar Finalists at Interlochen Arts Academy
Two Interlochen Arts Academy students named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts

Actor Joshua Brown and visual artist Quoc Bui are the 49th and 50th Arts Academy students to receive the prestigious designation.

A season of joy, music, and making up for lost time

Emerging after the challenging and isolating years of COVID-19, this summer young musicians at Interlochen Arts Camp will find mentorship, friendship, and opportunity.

An Interlochen Arts Academy senior Jonah Cohen
Interlochen Arts Academy senior wins national music competition

Jonah Cohen won top honors in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Composition Competition finals

Upcoming Interlochen Concerts & Events
May
17

Creative Writing, Academy Student

Senior Recital Reading

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required

May
18

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Filmmakers Thesis Premiere

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required

May
18

Creative Writing, Academy Student

Senior Recital Reading

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall FREE, no tickets required