Arts Academy Boarding High School: How to Apply

Applications for the 2020-21 Academy year will open later this fall.

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. Applications for the 2020-21 Academy year will open later this fall.

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. 

Deadlines and Decision Periods

2019-2020 Academy Year (Term: Fall 2019)

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 15, 2018
Decision Sent: December 14, 2018
Decision Reply Date: January 11, 2019

Regular Decision Deadline: Extended to February 8, 2019
Decision Sent: March 8, 2019
Decision Reply Date: April 15, 2019

Spring Decision
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Decision Sent: May 17, 2019
Decision Reply By Date: May 31, 2019

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

Admission Process: Frequently Asked Questions

Coming soon!

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admission and Financial Aid at 231.276.7472or 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.