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).
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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