U Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design Pre-College Summer Program

Post date: Mar 5, 2015 7:01:49 AM

Applications for U-M Stamps School of Art & Design Pre-College Studios are now available! Click the links below to be redirected to each program's application.

Drawing for Artists & Designers

Non-Residential (Students must commute)

Grades: 9-12

Dates: April 27 - June 3, Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:30 pm

Cost: $300

In Drawing for Artists & Designers, you'll learn drawing concepts fundamental to contemporary art and design practice. You will gain knowledge and experience in a variety of approaches, ranging from basic mark-making to observational and technical drawing.

BFA Preview


Grades: 9-11

Dates: June 28 - July 18, 2015

Cost: $3000

What is it like to earn a BFA degree at a world-class university? BFA Preview is a three-week residential studio for current high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. You'll live on the historic U-M campus, make work in your own studio and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

Portfolio Prep


Grades: 9-11

Dates: July 26 - August 8, 2015

Cost: $2000

Working with Stamps faculty and staff, you will learn how to create, select, and best present your work for a competitive portfolio during this two-week residential studio. You'll also learn about the college admission process, career options, and the advantages of earning an art & design degree at a world-class university.

Applications must be submitted by March 15 for early action. The final deadline for application is April 5. Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

Please visit the Pre-College Programs section of our site for application instructions and complete information on our programs. If you have any questions, please email ad-summer@umich.edu.

We look forward to seeing you on campus this summer!