Admissions Late Spring / Summer / Venice Program

How to Apply

Apply to undergraduate study abroad programs at SACI and begin your journey to Florence. Discover eligibility requirements for US and international students. Learn how to create and submit your online application form. Find out what supporting documents are needed for your application.

  • Eligibility

    Undergraduates in good standing at any college, university, or art school with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or equivalent grades are invited to apply. Independent US or international students who meet equivalent standards may also apply.

  • Create an Online Application

    Create a SACI Online Application and Pay the $70 Non-Refundable Application Processing Fee

    You can edit your application at any time before it is submitted. When submitting your application, you will be asked to pay the application fee online with a Mastercard, Visa, or Discover credit card. You will be able to check the status of your SACI application through your online account. Please submit your online application prior to sending any supporting documents.

    If you wish to apply for a SACI scholarship, you must indicated on your online application that you are applying for a scholarship.
  • Supporting Documents

    Please submit your online application prior to sending any supporting documents. Upon completion of your online application, directions will be given on how to properly submit each supporting document through your MySACI account.


    Official Transcripts

    Students enrolled in (or graduated from) post-secondary institutions must send copies of their transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. Please mail official copies of your transcript to SACI's New York Admissions Office. (For students enrolled in SACI Consortium schools, a copy of their most recent transcript is sufficient.)

    International Students: Together with official or certified copies of transcripts bearing the original stamps, seals, and signatures of the issuing institution's designated officials, transcripts not issued in English need to be translated and evaluated for U.S. educational equivalency and submitted with the original documents.


    Study Abroad Advisor Form

    Applicants currently enrolled in an academic institution must have their study abroad advisor fill out the Study Abroad Advisor Form. Mail the Study Abroad Advisor Form to the SACY NY Admissions Office with the other required documents. Please have the advisor contact your Registrar to determine if BGSU transcripts are required by your school.


    If You Have Been Out of School for More Than Three Years:

    Curriculum Vitae

    In addition to official transcripts, a curriculum vitae is required of those who have been out of school for 3 or more years.


    If Your Are Not Currently Enrolled in an Academic Institution:

    One-Page Essay

    Submit an essay describing your artistic and/or academic goals and influences and your reasons for wishing to enhance them by studying abroad at SACI

    Letter of Recommendation

    If you are not currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, please request a recommendation, preferably from an individual familiar with your academic work. The Recommendation Letter Form, which should accompany a written Letter of Recommendation, must be sent directly from the recommender to the SACI New York Admissions Office, either by mail or email. This form can be accessed on the applicant’s MySACI account.  


    If Your Native Language Is Not English:

    Evidence of Language Proficiency

    See the Non-US Students section for information about English language proficiency assessments.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Use this comprehensive list of application deadlines, scholarship deadlines, and academic term dates as you apply for the Late Spring / Summer programs and Venice Biennale / Summer Program at SACI.

  • Application Deadlines

    Late Spring Term April 1

    Summer Term May 15

    Venice Program May 15

  • Scholarship Deadlines

    Late Spring & Summer Terms March 1

    Venice Program March 1

  • Full Payment Deadlines

    Late Spring Term April 15

    Summer (Florence and Venice) May 30

  • Term Dates

    LATE SPRING 2019

    Term start/end dates: May 16 - June 22, 2019

    Arrival - Housing Opens May 16

    Orientation May 17-19

    Classes Begin May 20

    Classes End June 21

    Departure Dates - Housing Closes June 22


    Term start/end dates: June 27 - July 27, 2019

    Arrival - Housing Opens June 27

    Orientation Venice Program June 27-28

    Orientation Florence Program June 28 - June 30

    Classes Begin July 1

    Classes End July 26

    Departure Dates - Housing Closes July 27

    LATE SPRING 2020

    Term start/end dates: May 14 - June 20, 2020

    Arrival - Housing Opens May 14

    Orientation May 15-17

    Classes Begin May 18

    Classes End June 19

    Departure Dates - Housing Closes June 20


    Term start/end dates: June 25 - July 25, 2020

    Arrival - Housing Opens June 25

    Orientation Venice Program June 25-26

    Orientation Florence Program June 26-27

    Classes Begin June 29

    Classes End July 24

    Departure Dates - Housing Closes July 25

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & fees for the Late Spring / Summer programs and Venice Biennale / Summer Program at SACI are released at least one year in advance. To calculate the full cost for your program, add the tuition, activity fee, student services fee, and housing fee (if applicable) for the terms you'll be attending, as well as the refundable general program deposit. What is included in tuition & fees?

  • Late Spring 2019

    $4,675 Tuition (May 16 - June 22, 2019)

    $650 Activity Fee

    $400 Student Services Fee

    $1,450 Housing Fee

    $550 Single room supplement (based on single housing selection)

    $400 Refundable General Program Deposit

  • Summer 2019 / Venice Biennale Program 2019

    $4,675 Tuition (June 27 - July 27, 2019)

    $650 Activity Fee

    $400 Student Services Fee

    $1,200 Housing Fee

    $500 Single room supplement (based on single housing selection)

    $400 Refundable General Program Deposit

  • Late Spring 2020

    $4,675 Tuition (May 14 - June 20, 2020)

    $650 Activity Fee

    $450 Student Services Fee

    $1,500 Housing Fee

    $550 Single room supplement (based on single housing selection)

    $400 Refundable General Program Deposit 

  • Summer 2020 / Venice Biennale Program 2020

    $4,675 Tuition (June 25 - July 25, 2020)

    $650 Activity Fee

    $450 Student Services Fee

    $1,250 Housing Fee

    $500 Single room supplement (based on single housing selection)

    $400 Refundable General Program Deposit 

Scholarships & Aid

Learn how you can finance your study abroad experience in Italy through Federal Financial Aid and SACI Scholarships.

  • SACI Scholarships

    Full and partial scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate study at SACI. All SACI scholarships are based on both artistic and academic ability and financial need. Applicants to all SACI programs that are for credit may apply for SACI scholarships. 

    Learn more about SACI Scholarships.

  • How to Apply for SACI Scholarships

    See complete instructions on how to apply for scholarships for each SACI program.

  • Financial Aid

    Any/all U.S. Federal Financial Aid received from a U.S. college or university can be transferred to cover fees for study at SACI. Learn more about Federal Financial Aid for undergraduate students and graduate students.

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