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Ranking Category
#10049 of 14,131 In the World
#2306 of 2,597 In North America
#2208 of 2,496 In the United States
#28 of 28 In Connecticut
#2 of 2 In Hamden

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$29,425 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Paier College of Art Inc Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Paier College of Art Inc has an acceptance rate of 95% and is among the 29% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 95% 94% 96%
Applicants 110 36 74
Admissions 105 34 71
Freshmen enrolled full time 38 14 24
Freshmen enrolled part time 11 5 6

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 104 (47%)
Hispanic 48 (22%)
Black or African American 46 (21%)
Asian 9 (4%)
Two or more races 7 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 2 (0.9%)
Nonresident Alien 1 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Paier College of Art Inc is $29,425 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $27,439
$30-48K $30,139
$48-75K $32,598
$75-110K $22,336
$110K+ $33,946

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $22,032$14,040
Tuition in-state $22,032$14,040
Tuition out-of-state $22,032$14,040
Fee in-district $2,448$1,800
Fee in-state $2,448$1,800
Fee out-of-state $2,448$1,800

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 145
Combined charge for room and board $18,000

Paier College of Art Inc majors

Paier College of Art Inc has granted 12 bachelor's degrees across 3 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Paier College of Art Inc.

Major Bachelor
Commercial and Advertising Art 8
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Industrial and Product Design 1
Grand Total 12

Paier College of Art Inc has a graduation rate of 57%, which is among the 46% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 57% 50% 60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 31%

Notable alumni

  1. Walter Wick

    Walter Wick
    Born in
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    1953-.. (age 71)
    children's writerwriterphotographerillustrator

    Walter Wick is an American artist and photographer best known for the elaborate images in two series of picture book activities for young children, I Spy (1992 to 1999) and Can You See What I See? (2002 to 2013), both published by Scholastic.

  2. Don Maitz

    Don Maitz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1953-.. (age 71)

    Don Maitz is an American science fiction, fantasy, and commercial artist. He has twice won the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist, science fiction's highest honor for an artist. His peers in the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists have honored him ten times with a Chesley Award for outstanding achievement, and he has received a Silver Medal of Excellence from the Society of Illustrators.

  3. Ruth Sanderson

    Ruth Sanderson
    1951-.. (age 73)

    Ruth Sanderson is an American illustrator and writer of children's books.

General info

Total FTE staff 54
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and contacts

Address 84 iranistan Ave
Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06606
United States
City population 61,000
Phone 2032873031