Idyllwild Arts Academy
- Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
- Enrollment: 280 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $65,091
- Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,000
- Acceptance rate: 65%
- Average class size: 15 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Idyllwild Arts Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 298 schools) for:
Academics and Faculty
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(2022-23 Academic Year. Does not include fees.)
(Does not include fees. )
(Programs for students of all ages. Prices vary based on program and program length. )
(Based on merit and/or need.)
AP / Advanced Courses
- Idyllwild Arts Academy sits a refreshing mile above sea level in the San Jacinto Mountains, two hours from Los Angeles and San Diego and an hour from Palm Springs.
- Graduates go on to Juilliard, Brown, University of the Arts London, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Parsons School of Design, USC, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Berklee College of Music, CalArts, Rhode Island School of Design, NYU, Tufts, Swarthmore, and other outstanding colleges.
- Idyllwild Arts Academy accreditations: WASC, Western Boarding School Association (WBSA), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), NETWORK of Performing and Visual Art Schools, Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB), California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), Counci
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Shepard Fairey - Graphic Artist and Designer
- Neal Beasley - Princess Grace Award Winner - Modern Dance, Trisha Brown Dance Company
- Orpheo McChord - Percussionist, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros
- Casey Abrams - American Idol 2011 Finalist
- Trevor Hall - Recording Artist
- Marin Ireland - Tony Award Nominated Actress
- Elora Hardy - Founder of IBUKU in Bali, Indonesia
- Cristy Candler - Broadway Musical Theater Actress
- Vesselin Gelev - Associate Concertmaster - London Philharmonic
- Liang Wang - Principal Oboe - New York Philharmonic
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Idyllwild Arts Academy cost?
Idyllwild Arts Academy's tuition is approximately $65,091 for boarding students and $30,000 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Idyllwild Arts Academy?
The acceptance rate of Idyllwild Arts Academy is 65%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.
Who are famous alumni from Idyllwild Arts Academy?
Idyllwild Arts Academy famous alumni include: Shepard Fairey, Neal Beasley, Orpheo McChord, Casey Abrams, Trevor Hall, Marin Ireland, Elora Hardy, Cristy Candler, Vesselin Gelev and Liang Wang.
What sports does Idyllwild Arts Academy offer?
Idyllwild Arts Academy offers 3 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Dance and Tennis.
Does Idyllwild Arts Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Idyllwild Arts Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Idyllwild Arts Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Idyllwild Arts Academy?
The application deadline for Idyllwild Arts Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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