Top Arts Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top pre-professional arts boarding schools located within the United States, serving 713 students.
- While college-prep boarding schools generally have excellent arts programs, the schools below specialize further in helping students train and become artists in a variety of fields such as music, visual arts, theatre, ballet, and creative writing.
- Students are prepared for entrance into either traditional colleges or specialty schools like music conservatories (e.g., Juilliard).
Besant Hill School Photo - Art class in our beautiful atelier. Visual arts courses include film, photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, printing, and more. Students benefit from field trips to local art galleries and museums in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Top Arts Boarding Schools (2018-19)
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