It all starts here

Pack your bags and your passport — the most fulfilling semester of your life is just around the bend.


Are you ready to turn off Zoom and engage in meaningful, in-person academics? Read our Essential Eligibility Criteria and start your application today.

Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 Application Deadline: February 8, 2021

Priority Fall 2021 Application Deadline: November 16, 2020


The Traveling School academic philosophy has no geographical boundaries. We can explore relevant themes in any location using our place-based curriculum. Read our COVID Considerations to learn how we are adapting during these challenging times.

Fill out the Application Form

Clicking the button below will redirect you to our online application. This form does not allow you to save and return, and must be completed in one sitting.

Pay the $25 Application Fee

This is a one time non-refundable charge.

Next Steps

Once your application has been submitted you will receive instructions to complete our supplemental references and schedule a student interview. Contact us at or (406) 586-3096 if you have any questions.

Want to learn more?

Online Information Sessions
These one-hour webinars are hosted by the Admissions team and a recent alumna. These information sessions are designed to help prospective students and their parents learn more about the various components of our semester experiences. There is always a Q&A with the hosts at the end.


Next information session: December 8, 2020

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Traveling School is committed to excellence through diversity in its students, faculty, staff, and Board of Directors. The Traveling School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees/applicants for employment and students/student applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or political affiliation – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or employment qualifications or where marital or veteran status are statutorily defined eligibility criteria for Federal or State laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. The Traveling School will make reasonable accommodations to allow qualified individuals with a disability to participate in the essential functions of the program. This policy does not preclude discrimination based on bona fide qualifications or other recognized exceptions under the law.

As a member of The Traveling School community, you are entitled to work/study in an environment free of discrimina­tion. Racial, sexual or ethnic remarks or slurs and other forms of harass­ment are not tolerated. If you feel you have been treated unfairly, notify the Executive Director. There are procedures available to address your concerns.