Admission Process for International Students

Interlochen values its International population and strives to both educate and learn from our diverse student population blending cultures artistically and educationally into our program.

Submitting an Application:

International Students must submit all requirements listed in the application process as well as the following:

  • English Proficiency Testing (TOEFL or IELTS) exam is required for all non-native English speakers. There is no minimum score required for admission.
  • All submitted application materials must be translated, including transcript.
Enrolled International Students:
  • There are supplemental fees that international students are required to pay. Please consult our Cost of Attendance guide.
  • All international students must have a designated English-speaking contact.
  • Non-native English speakers will be required to attend the English as a Second Language Orientation Program and take a placement exam to identify placement in English as a Second Language Curriculum.

For more information about the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at 800.681.5912 (or 231.276.7472), or at