MSA application deadline is April 16

Published 2:00 pm Thursday, March 18, 2021

Round 2 auditions for the 2021-2022 school year at Mississippi School of the Arts will be virtual. Prospective students who are currently in the 10th grade should apply online no later than April 16.

The process for admission includes on-line application, and virtual audition and interview. Accepted students attend their junior and senior years of high school at MSA. Any students currently in the 10th grade who are interested in visual arts, dance, theatre, vocal music, literary arts or filmmaking, should apply at

MSA is a public statewide 11th and 12th grade residential high school located in Brookhaven on the Historic Whitworth College campus.  

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“MSA is a great school for those students who want to explore the arts in an extraordinary way. We also fill a special need for students with demonstrated talent that need a collegiate level learning experience in the arts that is not widely available across our state,” said Jennifer Jackson, MSA coordinator of school advancement. “In addition to MSA students consistently winning awards for their work on the state, regional and national levels, the school holds the No. 2 highest ACT average in the state and the college scholarship opportunities for graduating Seniors are amazing.”

For additional information and the application, visit or email