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Those seeking admission to the Academy’s Full-Time Core Program must submit a completed online application.

Students of all levels are encouraged to apply. We are primarily seeking students who demonstrate a strong work ethic and commitment to the challenges of a rigorous program.

Term Application Deadlines Notification Dates
Fall Term • April 15th • May 1st
Winter Term • October 15th • November 1st
Spring Term • January 15th • February 1st

Students may apply to enter the Core Program during the fall, winter, or spring trimester.  Note the deadlines for each application period, indicated above.

There are a limited number of spaces available and enrollment is competitive, therefore, we encourage all students to apply prior to the stated deadlines. Late applications will be held on a waitlist and considered based on availability of space.

It is the policy of the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership, pregnancy, age, religion or belief, national origin, or disability in the administration of its admissions policies, educational policies, employment practices, scholarship programs, and other Academy-related activities.

Application Process

Complete and submit the online application.

The Admissions Committee will review all applications. All applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decisions in accordance with the notification dates above.

Upon acceptance, students will receive an Acceptance Packet. Included in the Packet is a Confirmation Form that must be completed and returned with a $1000.00 non-refundable deposit within 10 days of acceptance to secure a place in the Core Program. The deposit will be allocated toward the first tuition payment. Payment instructions will be provided in the Acceptance Packet.

We are happy to assist you with any questions. Please contact our Admissions Office at 860.434.5232 or email us at info@lymeacademy.edu.

Application Form

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References: Please provide two Letters of Reference from a teacher, friend or colleague. Reference Letters must be emailed by the referee to info@lymeacademy.edu with the full name of the applicant in the subject line. Please ensure the timely submission of your letters; your application will not be considered complete until both Letters of Reference have been received.

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