Fee Payment

Student Selection

Applications for MFAA 2020 will be accepted beginning December 2, 2019. Each year students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to have the best chance of acceptance. The application, including a portfolio or audition video, essay, and student evaluation form, will be reviewed and adjudicated by a panel of artists and educators. Selected students will receive a letter of acceptance in March 2020.

Program Fee

The cost to attend the Academy is a flat fee of $500. The College of Arts and Letters continues to work with the Missouri state legislature in managing the affordability of the Academy.


Please review the MFAA's FAQs for more specific information, and feel free to contact us as well.