What is Pre-College?

Academy of Art University's pre-college programs are open to all current high school students proficient in English. 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
  • Earn college credit towards Academy of Art University for up to 2 undergraduate classes (3 classes successfully completed with a grade “C” of higher = 1 undergraduate class)
  • Discover career opportunities in various fields of art and design before enrolling as an undergraduate student
  • Apply for free if you attend Summer or Fall semester directly after graduation

Current high school seniors graduating in 2013 are not eligible for the Summer 2013 Pre-College Art Experience program but are welcome to apply to undergraduate programs.


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