It all starts here

Pack your bags and get ready to unplug — 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.


The 2021-2022 application review process is currently underway. However, we will continue to accept new applications on a rolling basis until we reach our enrollment capacity.


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

After submitting an application you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for completing the supplemental materials (due February 26). Once your student file is complete, a member of our admissions team will reach out and schedule a student interview. Contact us at info@travelingschool.com or (406) 586-3096 if you have any questions.

Want to learn more?

Join us for an Online Information Session

These information sessions are designed to help prospective students and their parents learn more about the various components of our semester programs. There is always a Q&A with the hosts at the end.


Upcoming Sessions (click to register):

September 28 — TTS Admissions Webinar

October 14 — TTS Admissions Webinar

October 27 — TTS Admissions Webinar

November 1 — Semester Schools Network Joint Info Session


Recorded Sessions (click to view):

Admissions Webinar: January 12, 2021

Alumnae Panel: January 26, 2021


2021-2022 Western US Semester Info Webinar:

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.