What is Pre-College Art Experience?

Academy of Art University offers a scholarship based Pre-College program available to all current High School students proficient in English. Scholarships cover tuition costs of up to 2 classes for Fall/Spring and up to 4 classes for Summer semester.

An application fee of $235 for Fall/Spring and $525 for Summer does apply.

As part of the program, you will:

  • Get an introduction to life at a top art and design university
  • Get help in building a solid portfolio (Create pieces for a solid portfolio)
  • Earn college credit towards Academy of Art University for up to 2 undergraduate classes (3 classes successfully completed with a grade “C” or higher = 1 undergraduate class) Excludes B. Arch, Art Education and AA programs.
  • Discover career opportunities in various fields of art and design before enrolling as an undergraduate student
  • Have your $100 undergraduate application fee waived if applying for Summer or Fall directly after High School graduation

 

Requirements

  • Students must be currently enrolled in High School. High School seniors graduating in 2015 are not eligible for the Summer 2015 Pre-College Art Experience program but are welcome to apply to undergraduate programs.
  • While international High School students cannot take onsite classes, we welcome them to participate in our online Pre-College Art Experience.

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