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Everything you need to know about applying to Idyllwild Arts.

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Semester Exchange Program

An immersive, single-semester experience at Idyllwild Arts Academy

Application Deadlines

Accepting Applications for Fall 2024

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis while space remains available. 

What's Happening

Admission Open House Events

If you are wondering whether Idyllwild Arts might be the right place for you or someone you know, please join us for one of our upcoming Open House events to experience our beautiful campus and learn more about our amazing school.

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Online Bookstore

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Our Location

Centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, Idyllwild Arts can be reached from regional airports by car. Our picturesque campus is set on 205 acres of pristine pine forest in the renowned arts village of Idyllwild in Southern California’s San Jacinto Mountains.

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Cahuilla Band of Indians seal.

Idyllwild Arts Land Acknowledgement

Idyllwild Arts respectfully acknowledges the Qawishpa Cahuillangnah (also known as Cahuilla Band of Indians) and all nine sovereign Bands of Cahuilla people who have stewarded this land throughout the generations and continue to steward this land for all future generations.

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Admission Policy

Idyllwild Arts Academy admits students of any sex, race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender identification to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender identification in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and financial planning, and athletic and other school-administered programs.