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Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy is the nation’s premier fine arts boarding high school, where emerging artists from around the world transform passion and potential into purpose. Guided by distinguished artists, students pursue pre-professional training in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, creative writing, and film alongside a robust academic curriculum, preparing them to excel in the arts and beyond.

Nestled in scenic northwest Michigan, the Academy has been a leader in arts education since 1962 and has produced 46 Presidential Scholars in the Arts, more than any other high school in the country. To learn more, visit Follow Interlochen on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube at @interlochenarts.


City: Interlochen, MI

Year Founded: 1928

Campus Size: 1200 Acres

Grades Offered: 9th-12th, PG

Number of Students: 550

Percent Boarders: 99%

Average Class Size: varies

Gender: Co-Ed

Diversity: 50 States, 20% International

Specialities: The Arts

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