Interlochen Arts Academy Application Checklist

This process is for the academic-year high school; please click here if you are interested in our summer programs.

Required Items

  1. Application for Admission. Go to the online application portal
  2. $60 non-refundable application fee ($100 for international applicants). Online payment accepted through the application form; check or money order also accepted.
  3. Official school transcripts from the last three years. (International students must provide a translated transcript.)
  4. Essay included in the application, or upload a graded paper.
  5. Recommendation of school principal/head or guidance counselor. The Recommendation Form can be downloaded or sent electronically through the online application. Please be prepared to provide the email address of your recommender.
  6. Recommendation of an adult, non-family member. Recommendation form can be downloaded or sent electronically through the online application.
  7. All programs require additional materials such as an Audition or Portfolio. Please follow this link for audition/portfolio requirements and instructions. 
  8. If you are applying for financial aid, a complete TADS application for Financial Aid and 2013 Federal Income Tax Return. Follow this link for detailed financial aid information and instructions.

Optional Items

  • Results of standardized testing, e.g. PSAT, SAT, SSAT, SLEP, TOEFL, state or district tests, etc.
  • Resume

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