International Students.

International Student Application.
Admission applications (including application form, scholarship, and complete I-20 application) are accepted on a rolling basis. Along with a completed application, each student should submit an artist statement and a representational portfolio. A personal interview will be conducted. Click for Information and Application.

Requirements for study at the National Academy School.
The school is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant F-1 students. International students applying for full-time programs must complete the full application.

To study at the National Academy School as an in international student on an F-1 Student Visa, the student must be accepted for a 2 or 3 year full-time program. Students are required to register for a minimum of 18 course hours per week to maintain F-1 status.  Previous experience either in painting, sculpting, printmaking or mixed media is required.

If English is not the applicant’s native language, students must demonstrate English speaking proficiency by interviewing with the School Office. Please note this is not an accredited degree program. The school does not provide housing.

Certificate Program:
(Rolling admissions)

Studio Art Intensive
Rolling admissions with two start dates per year in September and February.

Join us to enhance your creativity and clarify your artistic direction. 

For more information, please call 212.996.1908 or

The National Academy Museum & School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or physical impairment. Please note: all application materials become property of the National Academy.