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Providing an artistic and educational experience like nowhere else, Interlochen Arts Academy offers students the chance to work, study and live in an international community of artists. Students receive supportive attention and dozens of performance, gallery and presentation opportunities. Interlochen provides both college-preparatory academics and intensive artistic training in seven fine arts areas: creative writing, dance, film and new media, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. Academy students work with accomplished faculty, professional guest artists, and other talented and creative students. Personalized guidance and expert portfolio reviews allow graduates access to selective colleges, universities and conservatories. Interlochen has produced 50 Presidential Scholars in the Arts, more than any other high school in the country. Interlochen is a 2006 recipient of the National Medal of Arts, and a 2019 recipient of the Green Ribbon School award.
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Official information of Interlochen Arts Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

B Art
B+ Matriculation
B+ Academics
C Extracurricular activities
C Community
A Reviews
B Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $76,500
# of Students: 574
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: 15%
AP Courses: 2
Endowment: $268,990/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 84%
SAT: 1250/1600
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School Videos

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Columbia University 2
#2 Harvard College 1
#5 Yale University 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 7
#14 Vanderbilt University 4
#17 Rice University 1
#19 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 9
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 4
#27 University of Southern California 7
#28 New York University 7
#28 University of Florida 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#42 Boston University 3
LAC #9 Carleton College 1
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Pepperdine University 2
#55 University of Miami 4
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#62 Rutgers University 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 5
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#79 American University 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Howard University 1
#83 Michigan State University 1
#83 University of Iowa 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 1
#93 University of Denver 2
#103 Drexel University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 Miami University: Oxford 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
#104 University of Tennessee: Knoxville 2
#117 University of Vermont 1
#127 DePaul University 3
#127 University of Oklahoma 1
#148 Duquesne University 1
#148 University of Cincinnati 1
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 3
LAC #38 Skidmore College 1
Alfred University 1
amda college and conservatory of the performing arts, los angeles campus 5
Arkansas State University 1
Art Center College of Design 1
Ball State University 1
Bennington College 4
Berklee College of Music 14
Boston Conservatory at Berklee 11
Butler University 1
California Institute of the Arts 3
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
Cleveland Institute of Music 5
Coastal Carolina University 1
Columbia College Chicago 2
Concordia University 1
Conservatorium van Amsterdam 1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 1
Curtis Institute of Music 1
Earlham College 1
Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester 7
Fashion Institute of Technology 1
Glasgow School of Art 1
Glenn Gould School 1
Hartt School 2
Hofstra University 1
Istituto Marangoni, Milano 1
Johns Hopkins University: Peabody Conservatory of Music 1
Kalamazoo College 1
Kennesaw State University 1
Lewis University 1
Liverpool Institute for 1
los angeles film school 1
Loyola University New Orleans 1
Lynn University 1
Manhattan School of Music 8
Maryland Institute College of Art 1
Marymount Manhattan College 2
Massachusetts College of Art and Design 1
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 1
Middle Tennessee State University 1
Minneapolis College of Art and Design 1
MODUL University Vienna 1
Montclair State University 1
Nashville Ballet 1
New England Conservatory of Music 1
Ohio University 1
Pacific Lutheran University 1
Point Park University 1
Reed College 1
Rhode Island School of Design 2
Rider University 1
Royal Conservatory 1
San Francisco Conservatory of Music 7
Sarah Lawrence College 3
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 4
Slade School of Fine Arts 1
Spelman College 1
Stetson University 1
Texas State University 1
the colburn school conservatory of music 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 4
University College of London 1
University of Alabama 1
University of Colorado Denver 1
University of Essex 1
University of Hartford 1
University of New England 1
University of North Carolina at Asheville 1
University of North Carolina School of the Arts 1
University of the Arts 2
University of Toronto 1
Warren Wilson College 1
Western Michigan University 1
Wright State University 1
Wright State University Main 1
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AP Courses

(Total 2)
Calculus AB
Statistics
Calculus AB
Statistics

Sports

(Total 5)
Basketball
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Volleyball
Basketball
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Volleyball

Arts

(Total 7)
Dance
Music
Theater
Writing
Film
Visual Arts
Interdisciplinary art
Dance
Music
Theater
Writing
Film
Visual Arts
Interdisciplinary art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 19)
Clubs include: Black Student Union
Jewish Student Union
Latinx Student Union
Queer Student Union
AAPI Affinity Group
Disability+ Affinity Group
Interlochen Christian Fellowship
IAA Student Newspaper
Quiz Bowl
Slam Poetry
Clubs include: Black Student Union
Jewish Student Union
Latinx Student Union
Queer Student Union
AAPI Affinity Group
Disability+ Affinity Group
Interlochen Christian Fellowship
IAA Student Newspaper
Quiz Bowl
Slam Poetry
Model United Nations
Be a Friend Club
DND Club
Ecology Club
Hip Hop Club
Mycology Club
Robotics Engineering Club
Rock Climbing Club
Social Justice Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1928
Campus Size: 1200 acres
Boarding Rate: 93%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: On Campus, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS, DUOLINGO
School Code:
TOEFL: 8572
SSAT: 4117

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Brief Reviews

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Detailed Reviews

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